Monday, May 21, 2018

On the New Books Display this Week

Picture Book:
  • "The Great Cheese Robbery" by Tim WARNES
      Fiction Book:
      • "The Dragon of Fortune" by Geronimo STILTON (GS Kingdom of Fantasy - Special Edition series)
      • "A Little Princess" by Frances Hodgson BURNETT
      • "Star Wars : Jedi Academy - The Force Oversleeps" by Jarret J. KROSOCZKA (Star Wars : Jedi Academy series)
      • "Matilda" by Roald DAHL
      • "An Afternoon with the Secret Seven" by Enid BLYTON (Secret Seven Colour Short Stories series)
      Senior Fiction:
      • "Pax" by Sara PENNYPACKER
      Non- Fiction: 
      • "Work : Then and Now" by Woody BRAMBLES




      Monday, May 14, 2018

      On the New Books Display this Week

      Picture Book:
      • "The Dressing-Up Dad" by Maudie SMITH; illustrated by Paul HOWARD



          Fiction Book:
          • "The Railway Children" by E. NESBIT
          • "Where are the Secret Seven?" by Enid BLYTON (Secret Seven Colour Short Stories series)
          • "Weir Do : Spooky Weird!" by Ahn DO (Weir Do series)
          • "The Bad Guys : Episode 6 - Alien vs Bad Guys" by Thea STILTON (The Bad Guys series)
          Senior Fiction:
          • "Horizon : Deadzone" by Jennifer A. NIELSON (Horizon series)
          Non- Fiction: 
          • "Brilliant Brain" by Anna CLAYBOURNE (Body Works series)
          • "Animal Jokes" by Toby REYNOLDS & Andrew PINDER (Gigglers series)



          Monday, May 7, 2018

          On the New Books Display this Week

          Picture Book:
          • "Stone Underpants" by Rebecca LISLE; illustrated by Richard WATSON
              Fiction Book:
              • "Dog Man - A Tale of Two Kitties" by Dav PILKEY (Dog Man series)
              • "The Humbug Adventure" by Enid BLYTON (Secret Seven Colour Short Stories series)
              • "The Secret of Old Mill" by Enid BLYTON (Secret Seven Colour Short Stories series)
              • "The Land of Flowers" by Thea STILTON (Thea Stilton Special Edition series)
              Senior Fiction:
              • "Trash" by Andy MULLIGAN
              Non- Fiction: 
              • "Gruesome Guts" by Anna CLAYBOURNE (Body Works series)
              • "He Mehi Kite Tai Rawiti - Walking for Peace Around the East Coast in 1983" by The Pramazons 



              Monday, April 30, 2018

              On the New Books Display this Week



              Picture Book:
              • "Tom's Tail" by Linda JENNINGS; illustrated by Tim WARNES
                  Fiction Book:
                  • "Billy and the Minpins" by Roald DAHL; illustrated by Quentin BLAKE
                  • "Maze of Doom" by George IVANOFF (You Choose ... series)
                  • "Tiny Timmy : The Big Break" by Tim CAHILL (Tiny Timmy series)
                  Senior Fiction:
                  • "Enders" by Lissa PRICE
                  Non- Fiction: 
                  • "Awesome Egyptians" by Terry DEARY; illustrated by Martin BROWN (Horrible Histories series)
                  • "The Action Bible - God's Redemptive Story" by Doug MAUSS (Editor)

                  Monday, April 9, 2018

                  Coming next term ...

                  There are no books on the New Books Display this week, but here's a sneak peek of some books to keep a look out for next term:

                  Some great science books about the human body. Some more children's classics including The Railway Children, A Little Princess and short story versions of the Secret Seven.

                  And still more books about Dog ManThe Kingdom of Fantasy (Geronimo Stilton), The Bad Guys, and Ella & Olivia.

                  You may borrow books over the school holidays, but if you are travelling away from home please leave our school library books at home so they don't get left in other parts of the country, or even other parts of the world!!.

                  P.S. Don't forget to return or renew your overdue books before the end of the week!


                  Wednesday, April 4, 2018

                  On the New Books Display this Week




                  Picture Book:
                  • "Do Not Open This Book Again" by Andy LEE; illustrated by Heath McKENZIE
                    Fiction Book:
                    • "Ella Diaries : I Heart Christmas" by Meredith COSTAIN; illustrated by Danielle McDONALD (Ella Diaries series)
                    • "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland & Through the Looking Glass" by Lewis CARROLL (Scholastic Classics series)
                    • "Tom Gates : Epic Adventure (Kind of)" by Liz PICHON (Tom Gates series)
                    Senior Fiction:
                    • "Skeleton Key - Graphic Novel" by Anthony HOROWITZ & Antony JOHNSON; illustrated by KANAKO & YUZURU (Alex Rider - Graphic Novel series)
                    • "Rose in the Blitz" by Rebecca STEVENS (Rose series)
                    Non- Fiction: 
                    • "The Smashing Saxons" by Terry DEARY; illustrated by Martin BROWN (Horrible Histories series)

                    Monday, March 26, 2018

                    On the New Books Display this Week



                    Picture Book:
                    • "Milo and the Mysterious Island" by Marcus PFISTER
                    Mature Picture Book:
                    • "The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me" by Roald DAHL; ; illustrated by Quentin BLAKE
                      Fiction Book:
                      • "Diary of a Wimpy Kid : The Getaway" by Jeff KINNEY (Diary of a Wimpy Kid series)
                      • "The Wind in the Willows" by Kenneth GRAHAME (Scholastic Classics series)
                      • "You Can't Scare Me!" by R L STINE (Goosebumps series)
                      Senior Fiction:
                      • "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" by Ransom RIGGS
                      Non- Fiction: 
                      • "Savage Stone Age" by Terry DEARY; illustrated by Martin BROWN (Horrible Histories series)




                      Monday, March 19, 2018

                      On the New Books Display this Week



                      Picture Book:
                      • "Bamboozled" by David LEGGE
                      Fiction Book:
                      • "Ella and Olivia : Little Lifesavers!" by Yvette Poshoglian (Ella and Olivia series)
                      • "Bad Dad" by David WALLIAMS
                      • "Lost in Time!" by Geronimo Stilton (Journey Through Time series)
                      Senior Fiction:
                      • "The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas" by John BOYNE
                      Non- Fiction: 
                      • "The Villainous Victorians" by Terry DEARY; illustrated by Martin BROWN (Horrible Histories series)
                      • "Mother Teresa : Her Life and Work" by Paul HARRISON

                      Monday, March 12, 2018

                      On the New Books Display this Week

                      Picture Book:
                      • "Pig the Star" by Aaron BLABEY
                      Mature Picture Book:
                      • "George's Marvelous Medicine" by Roald DAHL; illustrated by Quentin BLAKE
                      Fiction Book:
                      • "Hot Dog!" by Anh DO (Hot Dog! series)
                      • "Hot Dog! - Party Time!" by Anh DO (Hot Dog! series)
                      • "The Jungle Book" by Rudyard KIPLING (Scholastic Classics series)
                      Senior Fiction:
                      • "The Fall" by Tristan BANCKS
                      Non- Fiction: 
                      • "The Slimy Stuarts" by Terry DEARY; illustrated by Martin BROWN (Horrible Histories series)




                      Tuesday, March 6, 2018

                      On the New Books Display this Week




                      Picture Book:
                      • "Secret Dawn" by Joanne Edith NEWLIN-CHASE; illustrated by Yolaine LEFEBVRE
                      Fiction Book:
                      • "The Creakers" by Tom FLETCHER
                      • "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by Frank BAUM (Scholastic Classics series)
                      Senior Fiction:
                      • "The Lost Hero - Graphic Novel" by Rick RIORDAN, adapted by Robert VENDITTI; illustrated by Nate POWELL & Orpheus COLLAR (Heroes of Olympus - Graphic Novel series)
                      • "The Son of Neptune - Graphic Novel" by Rick RIORDAN, adapted by Robert VENDITTI; illustrated by Antione DODE & Orpheus COLLAR (Heroes of Olympus - Graphic Novel series)
                      Non- Fiction:
                      • "Hope : In the Hands of Fatima" by Christine SPRING & UNICEF New Zealand 
                      • "The Incredible Incas" by Terry DEARY; illustrated by Martin BROWN & Philip REEVE (Horrible Histories series)

                      Thursday, March 1, 2018

                      Most Popular in 2017

                      The most popular books in St Brendan's School Library in 2017 were:


                      1st        Phoebe and her Unicorn series 

                                   by Dana Simpson

                      2nd        Minecraft : Handbook series

                                   by Stephanie Milton & Nick Farwell


                      3rd=      Sisters by Raina Telegemeier
                                   Ratburger by David Walliams
                                   Big Nate series by Lincoln Peirce
                                   Tom Gates series by Liz Pichon
                                   Bunny vs Monkey series by Jamie Smart

                      4th=  Diary of a Wimpy Kid series by Jeff Kinney; The Bad Guys series by Aaron Blabey; Treehouse series by Andy Griffiths; The Journey to Atlantis (Thea Stilton special edition) by Thea Stilton.  



                      5th=  Guinness World Records 2016 - Gamers Edition; Demon Dentist by David Walliams; The Lego Ideas Book by Daniel Lipkowitz; Lego Star Wars - DK Readers series by Emma Grange or Elizabeth Dowsett; Lego Awesome Ideas by Daniel Lipkowitz; Astronaut Academy series by Dave Roman; Kingdom of Fantasy series by Geronimo Stilton; Ghosts by Raina Telegemeier.
                           
                      6th=    Amulet series by Kazu Kibuishi; Smile by Raina Telegemeier; Ella Diaries series by Meredith Costain; Ella & Olivia series Yvette Poshoglian; Pearlie series by Wendy Harmer; Journey Through Time series by Geronimo Stilton.


                      7th=  Stone Rabbit series by Erik Craddock; Trayaurus and the Enchanted Crystal by Dan TDM; Guinness World Records 2015; Pilot & Huxley series by Dan McGuinness; The Worlds Worst Children by David Walliams; The Boy in the Dress by David Walliams .

                      Some of these books are previous favourites and are also on earlier Most Popular in ... lists, but a some are new to the list this year. 

                      Is your favourite book or series on our Most Popular list this year? 
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