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New Books

New Books for March

Peppermint Pig

Here are our latest books to be added in March

617419 The Lady Grace Mysteries: Conspiracy Grace Cavendish
617421 The Peppermint Pig Nina Bawden
617426 The Falcon's Quest John Smirthwaite
617435 Two Moomin Stories: The Invisible Child Tove Jansson
617436 The Legend Of Podkin One-Ear Kieran Larwood
617438 Mr Majeika And The Haunted Hotel Humphrey Carpenter
617432 Goth Girl And The Sinister Symphony Chris Riddell
617433 Paddington At Work And Other Stories Michael Bond
617437 The Island At The End Of Everything Kiran Millwood Hargrave

The Island at the End of Everything(617437) is Kiran Millwood Hargrave's second novel and tells the story of Amihan who lives on the island of Culion with her mother. Some of the people on the island have leprosy including Amihan's mother and when a government official arrives demanding that all healthy people leave the island Amihan must journey across the sea and wonders if she will be able to find a way to get back. Shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award and the Blue Peter Book Award.

Grace Cavendish the maid of honour to Elizabeth 1st is back to solve another mystery at the court. In The Lady Grace mystery: Conspiracy (617419) Lady Grace must embark on another special investigation when a terrible accident points towards someone trying to hurt Queen Elizabeth. A great children's book which is a good one to share and enjoy with younger friends and family members.

To find out more about other books on the list and discover if it is one you'd like to read, just click on the book number and you will see a short summary about each story.


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