Tag Archives: Adventure

New audio books for the library

  We are really excited to have made a start to our audio book library. These resources are particularly user friendly because they don’t require any kind of device to download the book onto. Each book is recorded into its … Continue reading

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Anne Frank exhibition in Wellington and other WW2 reads

Many of our year 4-8s enjoy stories of hope and courage in the large selection of wartime historical fiction we have in our library and so the travelling exhibition from the Anne Frank house that will be in Wellington until … Continue reading

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From Russia with Love…. for Football and Exciting Stories

  Tom Palmer is a writer who loves to combine his love of football with thrilling reads about all kinds of things – spies, secret agents, ghosts, combat, fighter planes, kidnapping, to name just a few. He has written many … Continue reading

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A Wrinkle in Time and other sci-fi with a hint of mystery

A Wrinkle in Time has been in cinemas for a few weeks now and anyone who went to see the film can read the book or enjoy something along the same lines. Clever children meeting a couple of oddball characters … Continue reading

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Julia Donaldson, David Walliams and a new soon-to-be favourite, Emer Stamp.

This week in the library we enjoyed some books which are new to our library but by two authors that are big favourites already, and another that I’m sure will be popular. We all love Julia Donaldson’s picture books – … Continue reading

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Hitler’s Canary – a great adventure book based on the lives of brave people in WW2

This was a tale of great bravery and adventure, written by television comedian Sandi Toksvig and based on the real life experiences of her grandfather growing up in wartime Denmark. 10 year old Bamse’s interesting life with an actress mother … Continue reading

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