The final Goth Girl!

The Goth Girl series of books is extremely popular in our school library, so the excitement of a new release has been palpable! The new book sees Ada Goth solving another spooky mystery with her friends from the 'attic' club, all during a music festival being held at Ghastly-Gorm Hall. Fabulous illustrations as always along... Continue Reading →

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One for the girls!

Another addition to our school library. The rise of the graphic novel is most welcome in our library.  Tom Gates, Diary of a Wimpy Kid etc have all played their part in getting children reading and interested in books.  So I was glad to see a new graphic novel aimed at girls.  We have the... Continue Reading →

Treehouse Crazy!!

The 13 Storey Tree House was a welcome addition to our library last year.  It has received a new lease of life due to being one of the ten books on the Cumbria Book Awards, Spellbinding list. I recently purchased the next two books in the series which have also proved very popular.  The children are... Continue Reading →

Great Sequel!

Couldn't wait to read this as I enjoyed the first book so much! Mr Lemoncello's Library Olympics, the sequel to Escape from Mr Lemoncello's Library, is a real page turner.  There are lots of twists and turns in the plot which are all brought together at the end in a super finale. The characters from... Continue Reading →

Christmas library competition

Another competition which has proved really popular! Have to choose two winners this week. I have already had over 70 entries all of which have been very different.  Begun to narrow them down and have a selection on the short list.  I'm sure I'll get more entries this week so it's not going to be... Continue Reading →

Christmas Mystery

  I first encountered this book about 10 years ago and have returned to it every Advent since then. It is quite a complex story of a little girl called Elizabet who whilst shopping with her mum goes missing after following a lamb.  The little girl travels back in time 2000 years with many characters... Continue Reading →

Christmas Library Lunch

Held a Christmas Picture Book Picnic with Reception class as a Library Lunch. The children loved the story, including some year 6 children who were there to help with the craft activities! A funny story which helps develop inference skills. The children laughed out loud.  It's sure to become a firm favourite!

New Book for the Library

This book made me cry and laugh sometimes at the same time! It is a story of how one boy comes to terms with the loss of his mum without having said goodbye.  Becket, the main character, takes care of his younger brother Billy with such love; I wanted to sit in the armchair and... Continue Reading →

Still a favourite

This book is a firm favourite of mine and is fast becoming one of the children's favourites. A perfect read aloud. Otto loves to have his book read over and over but one day Otto is left behind with no-one to read his book!  He sets off on an adventure through a large city.  Eventually... Continue Reading →

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