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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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Book Review – Nibbles The Book Monster

Title: Nibbles The Book Monster Author: Emma Yarlett Join Emma Yarlett in this brilliant chomptastic story, chasing Nibbles through a fantastical world of books. Enjoy the element of lifting the flaps in this chaotic journey jam-packed full of your favourite fairy … Continue reading

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Book Review – Beetle Boy

Title: Beetle Boy Author: M.G. Leonard Illustrations: Julia Sarda Book Design: Studio Helen We absolutely love this story not to mention how beautiful the book itself is with bright colours and sprayed edges, it’s definitely one to be enjoyed in the … Continue reading

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Book Review – To Wee or Not to Wee!

Title: To Wee or Not to Wee! Author: Pamela Butchart Illustrator: Thomas Flintham Four hilarious retellings of Shakespeare’s plays by the Blue Peter Award-winning duo Pamela Butchart and Thomas Flintham. Macbeth – battles, gore, excellent witches and even walking trees! … Continue reading

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Book review – Survivor

Survivor by Tom Hoyle Fire hero, George Fleet is rewarded for his bravery by a course in Australia; the Ultimate Bushcraft Experience. Finding himself in trouble from the very start, George Fleet writes his ‘experience’ from a prison cell. Along with seven other boys … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Astounding Broccoli Boy

Title: The Astounding Broccoli Boy Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce A funny, thrilling, family book suitable for all ages. The story itself is great, it’s about a boy called Rory Rooney, who turns green and goes off on adventures to save … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Wolf Wilder

 Title: The Wolf Wilder Author: Katherine Rundell With its gutsy heroine, cold-hearted villain and truly magical setting, this book reads like an action-packed fairy tale. Feo feels more at home in the company of wolves than she does around humans. … Continue reading

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Book Review – Jonny Jakes Investigates the Hamburgers of Doom

  This amazing story takes place in your average, normal high school. The teachers are the same old boring ones, the parents still just as embarrassing. Seems normal doesn’t it? But it isn’t! When a new headmaster joins the school … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Nowhere Emporium

  I just love this book, the story, the characters, the settings, the everything! I don’t think I’ve been this excited about a book since Harry Potter. MacKenzie takes us on a magical, mystical, imaginative journey that I just didn’t want … Continue reading

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