This month’s recommendations by age group:
|0 – 5 year olds
“I am Too Absolutely Small for School” by Lauren Child
Charlie has a little sister Lola. Mum and Dad say she is nearly quite big enough to go to school. Lola says “ I am absolutely not big… I am extremely busy doing important things at home.”
“The Baby Giant” by Oisin McGann
A new version of a favourite Finn MacCool story. Finn, the Irish Giant, fights bullies. The Scottish Giant is a big Bully. He’s strong and mean. Finn and his wife make a very clever plan!
“The Pet Sitter: Tiger Taming” by Julie Sykes
When animal-lover Max sets up a pet-sitting business he finds himself looking after some VERY unusual pets!
“The Adventures of Sam Witchall: Prison Ship” by Paul Dowswell
Sam joins a fierce fight against the Danish fleet at Copenhagen, commanded by Admiral Nelson. During the battle Sam is framed for a crime he did not commit. He narrowly escapes execution but is sent on an eight-month journey to the other side of the world, to face the brutal life of a convict.