Pick of the Week

For Younger children

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The Racehorse who Learned to Dance by Clare Balding

Charlie’s racehorse has certainly earned the name Noble Warrior: he won the Derby against all odds and bested a bunch of nasty kidnappers. But now Noddy is facing his greatest challenge yet . . Strictly for horses . . . ? Whatever next!

 

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PESTS by Emer Stamp

Meet Stix, the tiny but heroic mouse who might be living behind your washing machine. But is he naughty enough to join the PESTS? Stix is the size of an egg cup, can jump the width of a dog’s bottom, and LOVES cheese. Riotously funny, with enough expressive drawings and poo jokes!

 

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Perdu by Richard Jones

The moving, beautifully illustrated story of a little lost dog and his search for a place to call home. This poignant gem, with an important message about kindness at its heart.

 

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Claude Comic Capers by Alex T Smith

Meet Claude – the ordinary dog with an extraordinary life.Join Claude and Sir Bobblysock and all their Pawhaven friends in their first ever comic book!

 

 

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My Monster and Me by Nadiya Hussain

A touching story about a little boy whose worry monster follows him everywhere he goes. How can he escape his worries? Having suffered with panic disorder herself for as long as she can remember, Nadiya wrote this heartfelt story to help give children and parents the tools they need to talk about worries and anxiety, to ensure that no child suffers in silence.

 

Teen & Y/A

Image for NightshadeNightshade the NEW Alex Rider novel by Anthony Horowitz

Alex is sent by MI6 Special Operations to infiltrate a new and sinister organization known only as Nightshade. Alex is on his own, with the fate of thousands of people resting in his hands!

 

Image for Deeplight Deeplight by Francis Hardinge

The gods of the Myriad were as real as the coastlines and currents, and as merciless as the winds and whirlpools. Now the gods are dead, but their remains are stirring beneath the waves. On the streets of the Island of Lady’s Crave live 14-year-old urchins Hark and his best friend Jelt.

 

 

The Brilliant New World of Ollie Higman-Hall

The World of Tom Gates by Liz Pichon

Watch a video made by Ollie Higman – Hall age 9

and a half. Ollie has dyslexia and had found reading quite a challenge until last year he met . . . . . . . .

TOM GATES !!

 

Written in diary form Full of Tom’s doodles and pictures & his amazing sense of humour The Brilliant World of Tom Gates, the first in the series, was the winner of the Roald Dahl Funny Prize! Perfect gifts for boys & girls who love to laugh themselves silly this updated edition comes with trading cards.

Click here to https://lizpichon.com/news/the-next-tom-gates-book-cover-reveal ‘Ten Ttemendous Tales out June 2020,