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Where’s Wally? 30th Anniversary

  We’re celebrating 30 years of the classic Where’s Wally? books here at the Book Centre with our very own cut out Wally stand. Yes! 30 years! It’s almost hard to believe this red and white striped wearing character is turning 30. These … Continue reading

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Will it be the hattiest party ever?

I have fallen in love with this recently published picture book cleverly written by Simon Philip and humorously illustrated by Kate Hindley. It is a quirky text all about what happens when a young boy receives an invitation to a … Continue reading

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The many uses of ‘You Choose’ by Nick Sharratt

 ‘You Choose’ has always been a firm favourite for pre-school children. Many teachers have read it (and loved it!) as a bedtime read to their own children. Young babies delight at the colourful pictures, spotting something new every time a … Continue reading

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5 New Christmas Books not to be Missed!

5 new Christmas books not to be missed! Penguin Problems is a hilarious first collaboration from Jory John and Lane Smith, a penguin levels with human readers about what penguin life is really like …and it isn’t all fun and games! … Continue reading

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Review ~ The Boy In The Painting

Title: The Boy In The Painting  Author: C.D. John The Boy in the Painting, by C. D. John, is book one in the Time Shield series. The story starts in the uneventful town of Cherryfield, but for one seventeen year … Continue reading

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Sleeping Beauty: A mid-century fairy tale

Sleeping Beauty: A mid-century fairy tale is new to the Book Centre, and is already one of my favourites from this year. It is partly the traditional story, and partly a twist, and is set initially in the 1950’s, and … Continue reading

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Celebrating Roald Dahl’s 100th Birthday

It is Roald Dahl’s 100 birthday on 13th September 2016.  There are some wonderful resources and texts to help bring this celebration to life and help pupils enjoy the work of this amazingly, creative writer! If you want to learn … Continue reading

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Book Review ~ The Boy and the Globe

Title: The Boy and the Globe Author: Tony Bradman Illustrated by: Tom Morgan-Jones The Boy and the Globe is set in Tudor England and tells the tale of Toby, an orphan boy living on the streets of London. He falls in … Continue reading

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Mr John Burningham

John Burningham For those of you familiar with the Madeleine Lindley book centre, you will be aware that one of their best features is their commitment to stocking THE most up to date books. Books that are being launched that … Continue reading

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Book Review – Tidy

Title: Tidy Author: Emily Gravett From the author who gave us Wolves, The Rabbit Problem and Meerkat Mail comes a rhyming woodland story about what happens when you are too tidy. Perhaps you’d think there’s not such a thing…. Peter … Continue reading

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