Calibre Audio Library

B.F.G.

22/07/16
B.F.G.

Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of Roald Dahl's B.F.G. (615458) opens across cinemas today. It stars Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance as the...

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Theresa May - Prime Minister and Storyteller

To mark the appointment of a new prime minister we're taking a trip down memory lane to the 2011 Conservative Party Conference when our charity was...

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Calibre volunteer star narrators give 16,500 hours to record 550 books

We held a special party this week to say "Thank-you" to all our volunteer narrators who read our books for us with Hugh Fraser, who plays Captain...

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New Books

New Books: July 2016

Girl on a Plane

New for July we offer

617331 I, Coriander by Sally Gardner, a historical fantasy set in London at the time of the Puritan Commonwealth which won the Nestlé Children's Book Prize Gold Award.

617339 Poppy in the Field by Mary Hooper, a story about the forgotten bravery of women on the front line, told through the eyes of a young woman determined to play her part.

617342 Life: An Exploded Diagram by Mal Peet, a brilliant coming-of-age story set against the backdrop of the Cold War and events leading up to the Cuban Missile Crisis.

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Girl on a Plane by Miriam Moss. The book is based on incredible events from the author's own life and is the story of a plane hijacking, told from the point of view of a fifteen-year-old hostage
 
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My Brother is a Superhero by David Solomons. Luke is a comic-mad eleven-year old who shares a treehouse with his geeky older brother, Zack. Luke's only mistake is to go for a wee right at the wrong time. While he's gone, an alien gives his undeserving, never-read-a-comic-in-his-life brother superpowers and then tells him to save the universe.

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Online Joining available now

For new Young Calibre members we are delighted to introduce the option of joining instantly online. Click on "Join Now" and you will be guided through the process of collecting your details, choosing your media and making reading choices. Eligible under 16's with sight problems, dyslexia or other print-related disabilities can borrow our audio books for a one-off £20 joining fee.

The online joining process is set up to enable a parent, teacher or other professional to apply on behalf of a young member.

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