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Books of The Month July 2024


The following books are all tried and tested titles.
They have proved to be popular with both children and adults alike!


Early Years (0 - 5 Yrs)

Fiction
Cover of I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
With wonderfully deadpan humour, this story tells of a bear who is seeking his hat…

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Non-fiction
Cover of Naughty Bus by Jan and Jerry Oke Naughty Bus by Jan and Jerry Oke
Surely a modern classic! The photos will give you lots to talk about.

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Poetry/Rhyming
Cover of Out and About by Shirley Hughes Out and About by Shirley Hughes
This collection of poems will help you enjoy the wonders of nature together!

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Key Stage 1 (5 - 7 Yrs)

Fiction
Cover of Silly Billy by Anthony Browne Silly Billy by Anthony Browne
An excellent way to talk about worries for any child.

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Non-fiction
Cover of Professor Wooford McPaws’ History of Cars by Elliot Kruszynski Professor Wooford McPaws’ History of Cars by Elliot Kruszynski
Not only a perfect book for any child (and adult) with an interest in cars, but a great introduction to non-fiction texts for younger readers.

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Poetry/Rhyming
Cover of The Library Book by Gabby Dawnay The Library Book by Gabby Dawnay
Follow Zach as his friend Ro introduces him to the magic of books and reading!

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Key Stage 2 (7 - 11 Yrs)

Fiction
Cover of The Explorer by Katherine Rundell The Explorer by Katherine Rundell
An adventure set in the Amazon rainforest. A superb story from a superb author!

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Non-fiction
Cover of Darwin and Hooker by Alexandra Stewart and Joe Todd-Stanton Darwin and Hooker by Alexandra Stewart and Joe Todd-Stanton
More than just an insight into some of Charles Darwin’s work, this introduces us to his great friend, Joseph Hooker, who went on to become one of the world’s most influential botanists.

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Poetry/Rhyming
Cover of A Year of Nature Poems by Joseph Coelho A Year of Nature Poems by Joseph Coelho
Thoughtful, imaginative and emotional, this set of poems takes the reader through a year of nature and the world around us.

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