Books for children

We always have a large selection of books in our children's department - please see our 'Young Browsers' page for full information.

by Andy Mulligan
When work experience goes out of control! A fantastic idea which has produced a gripping and ultimately uplifting thriller.
Longbow Girl
by Linda Davies
A thrilling adventure set in Wales with archery, adventure, time travel, romance and a strong female character. It's a brilliant book.
Maggot Moon
by Sally Gardner
A bleak setting offset by the heroism of ordinary people. A stunning book.
Noah Barleywater Runs Away
by John Boyne
A magical modern fairy tale about a young boy runs away from home and in a forest meets some unusual people who do strange things.
Oliver and Patch
by Claire Freedman
with Kate Hindley (illustrator)
Combining chic and cute in beautiful illustrations with a touching and uplifting story, for the under fives.
One Dollar Horse
by Lauren St John
A classic girls' story of overcoming the odds, with perseverence and hard work, to realise your dream.
by Ali Sparkes
Boys take a serum giving them the superpower of insects as they embark on their adventures. Funny and witty, with puzzles and fascinating facts too.
Sky Hawk
by Gill Lewis
Children discover a rare bird of prey and keep it safe even tracking its migration pattern.
Stan and Mabel
by Jason Chapman
Animals travel to Milan to perform as an orchestra. A book to make adults and children smile as they read and enjoy the wondeful illustrations.
The Apple Tart of Hope
by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald
A book covering some dark and serious subjects, but the tone is magical and uplifting.