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Reviews, suggestions and lists of new books for children aged 0-11. We have recommendations for readers aged 11+ in our Young Adult section.

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Written by · Published Jul 19, 2017


Salt to the Sea, by Ruta Sepetys, won the 2017 Carnegie Medal. Library and information advisor Ann gives her verdict.

Check out the shortlist for the 2017 CLiPPA

Written by · Published Jul 14, 2017


Moon Juice, by Kate Wakeling, has just won the 2017 CLiPPA (Centre for Literacy in Primary Poetry Award). Why not pick up some books from the shortlist?

New children's books for July 2017

Written by · Published Jun 29, 2017


This month's bumper crop of new children's releases includes the new title from Halesworth librarian Francesca Armour-Chelu

New children's books for June 2017

Written by · Published May 30, 2017


This month's children's books feature well-loved characters and encouragement to explore, challenge yourself and have fun