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Wizzy the Animal Whisperer

Calibre was recently invited to attend the launch of the children's book Wizzy and the Seaside Adventure by author Anthony Ridgeway, who is a...

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In Your Pocket

The Calibre team are always keen to open up as many channels as possible for existing and potential members to listen to our range of over 10,500...

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National Parks - View

National Parks Week is the annual family festival to celebrate our wonderful national parks and the opportunities they provide to get out and about...

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New Books

Featured Books for July

The Explorer

If you like and enjoyed The Rooftoppers (617239) by Katherine Rundell you will be pleased to hear she is back with her next book The Explorer (617457). In this story we meet Fred who is on a plane with some other children, flying over the Amazon jungle and dreaming of becoming an explorer. As disaster strikes Fred suddenly finds that his dream is about to come true as he is thrust into the vast jungle and must find a way out. This book was Winner of the Children's Book Prize, the Costa Children's Book Award 2017 and the London Book Fair Children's Travel Book of the Year and was longlisted for the CILIP Carnegie Medal.

Dirk Lloyd is back in the third instalment of the Dark Lord series, Dark Lord: Eternal Detention (617474) by Jamie Thomson. This time the Dark Lord, trapped in the body of a schoolboy, has to face his sworn enemy who has invaded Whiteshields School, will he overcome and defeat his dastardly nemesis? If you like Diary of a Wimpy Kid and Timmy Failure then you may like this too.


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