Kids Books with Michaela – Andy Griffiths
Jun20

Kids Books with Michaela – Andy Griffiths

Welcome to our new junior fiction blog! What is junior fiction? Basically, books aimed at 7-17 year olds. Most books in this category are chapter books and have JF on the spine label. So… why a...

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The Gigantic Book of Genes – Children’s Book Week Review
Jun03

The Gigantic Book of Genes – Children’s Book Week Review

Children’s Book Week is an exciting time for library staff and a chance to read books that we may not usually borrow from the library. This week, I’m reviewing a book from the Children’s Book...

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Storytime with Michaela – Transport
Apr25

Storytime with Michaela – Transport

Transport vehicles! Trucks, buses, cars, diggers… the bigger, the better! One of my sons’ first word after mum and dad was “car” and how many parents have giggled at their...

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Storytime with Michaela – Zoo
Feb28

Storytime with Michaela – Zoo

Animals are a much-loved topic to share with children. Most kids are more than happy to demonstrate their favourite animal sounds and movements, or to draw pictures. Colours, counting and shapes can...

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Storytime with Michaela – Opposites
Jan03

Storytime with Michaela – Opposites

Big and small, up and down, front and back, right and wrong… Opposites are things, feelings or ideas that are completely different to each other. Books about opposites  We have many...

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