Jumping Jack
by Germano Zullo
A funny story about a champion showjumper with quirky, colourful illustrations by Albertine
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Date recommended: 16 June 2014
The Ocean at the End of the Lane
by Neil Gaiman
A deceptively simple, light narrative of a man revisiting his childhood home, where all is not as it seems
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Date recommended: 16 June 2014
Rosie Revere Engineer
by Andrea Beaty
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Date recommended: 17 March 2014
A Walk in London
by Salvatore Rubbino
A gentle story, retro illustrations, packed with detail and fascinating facts about London.
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Date recommended: 17 February 2014
Ripper
by Isabel Allende
Quirky modern crime novel set in San Francisco.
Date recommended: 17 February 2014
More Than This
by Patrick Ness
A gripping thriller about a boy who thinks himself dead!
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Date recommended: 16 December 2013
The Goldfinch
by Donna Tartt
A stunning and compelling account of loss, identity and invention.
Date recommended: 16 December 2013
The Pure Gold Baby
by Margaret Drabble
A thoughtful and thought-provoking novel about love, sacrifice, contentment and acceptance.
Date recommended: 12 November 2013
The Promise
by Nicola Davies
An unusual and sophisticated picture book about making a difference.
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Date recommended: 11 November 2013
The Day the Crayons Quit
by Drew Daywalt
Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, this is a funny, quirky book containing letters from crayons to a little boy.
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Date recommended: 17 October 2013

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