Calibre Audio Library

Alice in the Looking Glass

Disney's sequel to its 2010 hit Alice in Wonderland which grossed $1 billion in ticket sales, opens across UK cinemas today. Tim Burton returns as...

Find out more about Alice in the Looking Glass (PG)
500 Words - Refugee is the Children's Word of the Year

The winners of the 500 Words writing competition have been announced on Chris Evans' BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show broadcast live from the Globe...

Find out more about 500 Words - The Winners are announced
If you could down to the woods today

1,000 teddy bears are on the move across the country. 'Celebearities' include Fozzie Bear, Paddington, Super Ted, Pudsey, Roger de Courcey's...

Find out more about The March of the Teddies - 4,000 tiny paws on the move

New Books

New Books: May 2016

The Bolds

We have 6 exciting new titles for you this month

617334 The Bolds by Julian Clary is the story of a family of hyenas, living as humans

617328 Facing the Demon Headmaster and 617329 Beware of the Demon Headmaster by Gillian Cross - two of the series of books later adapted as a tv series and featuring Calibre narrator Terrence Hardiman in the starring role.

617332 The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman is creepy and full of suspense

617337 The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists by Gideon Defoe is a swashbuckling adventure of high jinks on the high seas

617338 Crow Mountain by Lucy Inglis is about survival and love in a wild place.

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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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