Reviews, suggestions and lists of new books for children aged 0-11. We have recommendations for readers aged 11+ in our Young Adult section.
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!
Kate Ashton reviews a delightful picture book about Bear, who has purple hair
Featuring Nick Butterworth, Claire Alexander and Keith Negley.
Woodbridge Library manager Helen Scrivener review a YA novel set in 19th century USA.
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.
116 new releases and new editions of children’s and YA books published on "Super Thursday" 7 April.
Young people's books to celebrate Shakespeare Week, which runs from 14-20 March.
British Science Week runs from 11-20 March. The theme this year covers all types of space: Open, Outer, Digital, Built and Personal.
In honour of LGBT month, here are 5 great books that challenge gender stereotypes.
Stories about libraries to celebrate National Libraries Day on 6 February.