Thursday, September 21, 2017

Imagine - International Day of Peace




Today is International Day of Peace and today the lyrics of John Lennon's famous song Imagine, about peace and tolerance, are due for publication in a picture book illustrated by Jean Jullien. 
The book is published by Clarion Publishers in conjunction with Amnesty International and follows the travels of a pigeon spreading a message of friendship and hope to other birds.

The above information is adapted from Publishers Weekly HERE.

You can find out more about the book and Amnesty International HERE.

Monday, September 18, 2017

On the New Books Display this Week




Picture Book:
  • "One Woolly Wombat" by Kerry ARGENT
  • "The Fix It Man" by Dimity POWELL; illustrated by Nicky JOHNSON
Fiction Book:
  • "The War Game" by Terry DEARY; illustrated by James de la RUE  (World War 1 Tales series)
  • "The Last Flight" by Terry DEARY; illustrated by James de la RUE  (World War 1 Tales series)
  • "Little Women" by Geronimo STILTON based on the book by Louisa May ALCOTT (Geronimo Stilton Classic Tales series)
  • "Unicorn Crossing" by Dana SIMPSON (Phoebe and her Unicorn series)
Senior Fiction:
  • "1915 : Wounds of War" by Diana MENEFY (Kiwis at War series)
  • "1917 : Machines of War" by Brian FALKNER (Kiwis at War series)
Non- Fiction:
  • "The Really Big Beliefs Book" by Emma BARNARD, Thomas CHO & Meredith COSTAIN 
  • "Technology" by Peter KENT (Kingfisher Navigator series)




Monday, September 11, 2017

On the New Books Display this Week


Picture Book:
  • "Farmer Ham Too" by Alec SILLIFANT; illustrated by Mike SPOOR
  • "Ketzel, The Cat Who Composed" by Leslie NEWMAN;  illustrated by Amy June BATES
Fiction Book:
  • "Happy Christmas, Five" by Enid BLYTON  (Famous Five Colour Short Stories series)
  • "Well Done, Famous Five" by Enid BLYTON  (Famous Five Colour Short Stories series)
  • "WeirDo : Really Weird" by Ahn DO (WeirDo series)
  • "Study Hall of Justice" by Derek FRIDOLFS; illustrated by Dustin NGUYEN (Secret Hero Society series)
  • "Trouble and the Missing Cat" by Cate WHITTLE (Trouble series)
Senior Fiction:
  • "Booked" by Kwame ALEXANDER
    Non- Fiction:
    • "Traditional Chinese Festivals" by Marie-Luise LATSCH
    Browsing Book:
    • "Mechanica : A Beginners Field Guide" by Lance BALCHIN



    Monday, September 4, 2017

    On the New Books Display this Week




    Picture Book:
    • "The Koala Who Bounced" by Jimmy THOMSEN; illustrated by Eric LOBBECKE
    • "The Extraordinary Mr Qwerty" by Karla STRAMBINI
    Fiction Book:
    • "Hilo : The Boy Who Crashed to Earth" by Judd WINICK  (Hilo series)
    • "Hilo : Saving the Whole Wide World" by Judd WINICK (Hilo series)
    • "Hey Jack! : The Bravest Kid" by Sally RIPPIN (Hey Jack! series)
    • "Thea Stilton and the Legend of the Fire Flowers" by Thea STILTON (Thea Stilton series)
    Senior Fiction:
    • "Shadow House : You Can't Hide" by Dan POBLOCKI (Shadow House series)
      Non- Fiction:
      • "Intrepid Explorers" by Anita GANERI (Horrible Geography series)
      • "Earth-Shattering Earthquakes" by Anita GANERI (Horrible Geography series)
      • "Human Body" by Kathleen Weidner ZOEHFELD  (Scholastic Reader series)



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