Chart Books

Inner Page of the month

  • 2012
    • July
      • You Choose
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        July's Book of the Month: You Choose! by Pippa Goodhart & Nick Sharratt: This interactive book is ideal for both readers and non-readers alike.It engages children from pre-school to around 7 years old  as it asks them to choose the scenarios of the storyline,developing their vocabulary and imagination. Great fun for either individual or group reading!

    • June
      • The Queens Knickers
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        June's Book of the Month: The Queen's Knickers by Nicholas Allan. A novel way of marking the Queen's Diamond Jubilee,this book has been chosen for the hospices as it has been tried on tested and has been a huge hit with both children and adults alike!2012 is a busy year for Queen Elizabeth II and the story centres around a little girl wondering what knickers the Queen will  wear on a school visit -her everyday corgi printed, woolen Balmoral or posh garden party knickers? Hilarious illustrations and storyline,this is sure to be a hit at story sessions!

    • May
      • Harry Potter pop-up
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        May's Book of the Month: Harry Potter: A Pop-Up Book based on the Film Phenomena by Bruce Foster & Andrew Williamson:- This beautiful book designed by Bruce Foster, gives a 3D glimpse into the magical world of Harry Potter,featuring amazing artwork by Andrew Williamson, the concept artist for the films, insights from the creative team who transformed J.K.Rowlings books into movies, fascinating facts and memorabilia. This will appeal to children and young adults alike.

    • April
      • Calm Down Boris
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        April's book of the month is 'Calm Down Boris!' by Sam Lloyd and comes with an integral hand puppet. Boris is orange, furry and kind but tends to get carried away and spoils things but he eventually saves the day in an unusual way! A great fun book which involves children being kissed and tickled by Boris! Perfect for parents to share with their children,suitable for ages 1-5 years but fun for all!

    • March
      • Revolting Rhymes
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        Our book of the month is the hilarious 'Revolting Rhymes',which appeals to a wide age range.Roald Dahl takes favourite fairy tales from Red Riding Hood to Cinderella and re-tells them in his wonderful mischevious style. It is aimed at the 5-8 age group, but the fantastic,colourful illustrations by Quentin Blake will appeal to younger children and adults will love the humour!

    • February
      • Jolly Postman
      • The Jolly Postman by Janet & Allan Ahlberg - the ever popular book about a postman who delivers letters to familiar fairy tale characters. Beautifully illustrated with envelopes containing the letters; charming, inspired and witty– this is simply one of the best children’s books ever!


    • January
      • Bookaboo Pup Idol
      • Bookaboo Pup Idol by Happy Films - musical pop-up hardcover, based on the popular award winning CITV children’s series about the rock puppy who needs a story a day or he just can’t play! This colourful pop- up book features the catchy theme tune. The story tells how Bookaboo shot to fame in a Pup Idol competition. Great fun for very young children!


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