Calibre Audio Library

Lego library competition

This year in Libraries Week, CILIP is running a competition in libraries across the UK inviting young people to get creative and build their...

Find out more about Competition: Build your own LEGO library
space proms

To mark the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, this year the BBC Proms has included space amongst the themes of the world-famous classical music...

Find out more about The Sounds of Space

We asked everyone round the office at Calibre if they would suggest some of their favourite summer reads, either because they read it on holiday or...

Find out more about Summer Read Recommendations

New Books

New Books for August

August Children

Kid Normal is back in the second instalment by Chris Smith and Greg James titled Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes (617550). Catch up with Murph Cooper also known as Kid Normal as he and the Super Zeroes thwart baddies at every turn. In this story an imprisoned super villain breaks his thirty year silence and utters the words “Bring Kid Normal to me!” Kid Normal is about to realise that being a super hero is going to get a whole lot harder. If you like books with humour and adventure by the bucket load then this is one for you. Why not try Kid Normal the first in the series too (617460).

Keeping on the second book in the series theme how about listening to The Trouble with Perfect by Helena Duggan (617560) the follow up to A Place Called Perfect (617461). In this story we find ourselves back in the town of Perfect a place that is suspiciously neat and pristine. The town is breathing easy after being freed from the rule of the evil Archer twins but have they really seen the end of them? If you like this book why not try Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend (617493).

If your interests lie more in the world of secret agents then why not introduce yourselves to Taylor and Rose the young detectives solving mysteries through their secret service bureau. We first meet them in Peril in Paris by Katherine Woodfine (617561), it is 1911 and the detective duo must leave London and visit Paris where they need to put all their skills to the test in order to thwart the danger that hunts them at every turn. If you like Robin Stevens Murder Most Unladylike series then give this book a try.

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