Book of the Week

Each week our librarian Ann picks a Book of the Week to showcase a book that's newly in our library. Often the book is pertinent to the week or season too. If you are looking to be inspired by some of the best new publishing explore her recommendations below. 

The Worm and the Bird by Coralie Bickford-Smith - Mon, 16/10/2017

The Mediterranean by Armin Greder - Mon, 09/10/2017

Hilary McKay's Fairy Tales - Mon, 02/10/2017

The Noisy Classroom by Ieva Flamingo, illustrated by Vivianna Maria Staņislavska - Mon, 25/09/2017

Stardust by Jeanne Willis and Briony May Smith - Mon, 18/09/2017

Where is Grandma? by Peter Schössow, translated by Sally-Ann Spencer - Mon, 11/09/2017

The Explorer by Katherine Rundell - Mon, 04/09/2017

Travels with My Sketchbook by Chris Riddell - Mon, 24/07/2017

Beyond the Bright Sea by Lauren Wolk - Fri, 26/05/2017

A Story Like the Wind by Gill Lewis, illustrated by Jo Weaver - Wed, 17/05/2017

You Can’t Be Too Careful! by Roger Mello, translated by Daniel Hahn - Tue, 02/05/2017

Town Is by the Sea by Joanne Schwartz and Sydney Smith - Wed, 29/03/2017

That's not a daffodil! by Elizabeth Honey - Mon, 13/03/2017

Women in Science by Rachel Ignotofsky - Mon, 06/03/2017

Counting with Tiny Cat by Viviane Schwarz - Mon, 27/02/2017

Where Zebras Go by Sue Hardy-Dawson - Mon, 30/01/2017

Sue Hardy-Dawson ranges across a variety of themes and poetic forms in her first solo collection. Shape poems are scattered throughout, their subject matter sometimes softly segueing into the surrounding stanzas.


Welcome to Nowhere by Elizabeth Laird - Tue, 10/01/2017

Refuge by Anne Booth and Sam Usher - Tue, 20/12/2016

Le Facteur de l'Espace par Guillaume Perreault - Fri, 09/12/2016

A visit to City Farm by Verna Wilkins and Karin Littlewood - Fri, 25/11/2016

Rainbow Class has an enjoyable day out in this picture book from a new publishing house founded to produce multicultural books that celebrate diversity in our inter-connected world.