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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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 →

Science Fiction Genre

So glad our year 6 children are looking at science fiction genre over the next few weeks. This books is an old favourite of mine, I think it is the first time I read any thing in this genre. The story involves a family whose father experiments with time travel with unsuspected consequences. The family... Continue Reading →

Comic Con Event

I've always had a comic section in the library along with a trolley filled with comics which goes outside at lunchtimes but I've noticed lately the increase in Comic Conventions.  As I was looking for ideas for another junior aged library event I thought this would be perfect. So, the plans have begun!  I went... Continue Reading →

Monster Picture Book!

There's a Monster in my Fridge by Caryl Hart was amongst a few new books I bought for our school library.  Initially I was attracted to the cover of the book. it's bright and vibrant and the monsters don't look too scary. I took this book along with 2 others into the year 2 class (6-7... Continue Reading →

Piers Torday Visit

The excitement about meeting a real author has been building slowly over the past week or so, leading up to the author visit. The children weren't disappointed. Piers Torday was brilliant!! He began with a really accessible assembly, for all juniors, to explain how he came to writing, including inspiration from Roald Dahl.  But the... Continue Reading →

Dress up day!

My latest creation for our character dress up day during our book week - the Mad Hatter! Children and staff alike joined in the fun with an array of book characters, some well known some more obscure: Bilbo Baggins, Mary Poppins, Danny Champion of the World, Cruella DeVil, Mr Bump, Juliet and even a Boxed... Continue Reading →

Author Visit!

Only 1 week to go now until our author visit. The excitement is building throughout the juniors, with children coming to the library to tell me facts they have found out about the author.  As I mentioned on my previous blog 'The Borrowers', our year 6 book group, are doing a great job promoting the... Continue Reading →

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