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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.

Ten of the best scary reads for Halloween

Written by · Published Oct 24, 2016

With Halloween approaching, I thought I would share ten of my favourite scary reads. From dancing skeletons falling apart to an unseen ‘monster’ who imprisons random people in the dark, the following books have truly terrified me at various points in my life. I dare you to try reading one by candlelight!

Father's Day 2016

Written by · Published Jun 17, 2016

Featuring Nick Butterworth, Claire Alexander and Keith Negley.

Buffalo soldier by Tanya Landman

Written by · Published Jun 6, 2016

Woodbridge Library manager Helen Scrivener review a YA novel set in 19th century USA.

The magic finger by Roald Dahl

Written by · Published Apr 12, 2016

Julie Wheeler, library and information advisor at Felixstowe Library, reviews this Roald Dahl morality tale published in 1966, in honour of Felixstowe Library's 50th anniversary.

Super Thursday: 7 April 2016

Written by · Published Apr 5, 2016

116 new releases and new editions of children’s and YA books published on "Super Thursday" 7 April.