Book of the Week

29 Jan 2018

A beautiful story of friendship, loss and bravery.

It's September 1939, and London is preparing for the Second World War.

As blackout blinds are drawn and air-raid shelters hastily built, ten-year-old Shirley is

woken early and told to pack her things. She doesn't know where she's…

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Book of the Week

22 Jan 2018

From Cressida Cowell and for our younger readers...

The Wizards of Once

Once there was Magic, and the Magic lived in the dark forests.

Until the Warriors came...

Xar is a Wizard boy who has no Magic, and will do anything to get it.

Wish is a Warrior girl but she owns something…

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Book of the Week

15 Jan 2018

From Tim Bowler, winner of the Carnegie Medal...

Meet Blade. But be careful.

You might not like what you see.

He's dangerous. He needs to be.

Because there are people who want him dead.

It's dog eat dog in his world.

Win or die.

He thought he was safe.

But now they've found…

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Book of the Week

8 Jan 2018

From the creator of Percy Jackson...

' Witty and inspired, hugely entertaining, gripping and touching.'

 

'If you're reading this, you're already in danger.

Sadie and I might be your only chance.'

My name is Carter Kane. I guess it started in London,

the night our dad blew up the…

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Book of the Week

11 Dec 2017

From the 2017 Children's Laureate-Lauren Child-

Book one of a fantastic series you will not be able to put down!

What would YOU do if you were a thirteen-year-old girl and a SECRET AGENCY asked you to become their ace CODE-CRACKER... ?

Intrepid agent Ruby Redfort is in perilous…

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Book of the Week

4 Dec 2017

'Believe me, he's convinced I'm gulity and he's out for blood'.

Theodore Boone is obsessed with the courtroom,

justice and prosecuting the guilty.

But now thirteen-year-old Theo stands accused.

Stolen property has been found in his locker and soon

Theo is under investigation.…

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Book of the Week

27 Nov 2017

For our younger readers-

The latest from the ever popular David Walliams...

Dads come in all sorts of shapes and sizes.

There are fat ones.

There are silly ones and serious ones,

loud ones and quiet ones.

Of course there are good dads.

And there are bad dads...

NOW…

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Book of the Week

20 Nov 2017

The eagerly awaited Illustrated Edition of the third book in J K Rowling's

classic series is bursting with magical moments conjured from paint,

pencil and pixels by Kate Greenaway Award winner, Jim Kay.

"An absolute triumph."

After a magical mishap of gigantic proportions,

Harry…

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Book of the Week

14 Nov 2017

Book One of the Lorien Legacies

John Smith is not your average teenager.

He regularly moves from small town to small town.

He changes his name and identity.

He does not put down roots.

He cannot tell anyone who or what he really is.

If he stops moving, those who hunt him will…

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Book of the Week for Remembrance Day

7 Nov 2017

For Remembrance Day

This book tells the dramatic story of the

Second World War of 1939-1945

Packed with photographs, documents and maps, it brings the key events vivIdly to life.

Find out what it was like to be a sailor on a U-boat, a child evacuee or to fight 

in the jungle, and…

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Book of the Week

20 Oct 2017

The long awaited latest book from Philip Pullman...

The Book of Dust: Volume 1: La Belle Sauvage

Malcolm was the landlord's son, an only child...

he had friends enough, but he was happiest on his own 

playing with his daemon Asta in their canoe,

which was called La Belle…

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Book of the Week

16 Oct 2017

2:02...

2:01...

2:00...

Whatever was this?

I stared at the numbers, numb with horror.

The box was a bomb .

And it was going to go off in

TWO MINUTES

A terrorist bomb in a London market tears Charlie's life apart.

Months later she meets Nat, whose family

was devestated…

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