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New books we love: December 2018

You’re Snug with Me

Here are the books we reviewed and loved a lot this month: for preschoolers up into the teens. Happy reading!

  • Armadillo and Hare

    Author: Jeremy Strong Illustrator: Rebecca Bagley

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  • Armadillo and Hare

    Author: Jeremy Strong Illustrator: Rebecca Bagley

    In this adorable collection of ten short stories, friends Armadillo and Hare meet other animals in a variety of encounters that ce…

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  • Conspiracy of Ravens

    Author: Leah Moore / John Reppion / Sally Jane Thompson

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  • Conspiracy of Ravens

    Author: Leah Moore / John Reppion / Sally Jane Thompson

    Anne Ravenhall is just trying to get through her exams at boarding school - until a mysterious aunt leaves her a mysterious locket…

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  • Firebird

    Author: Elizabeth Wein

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  • Firebird

    Author: Elizabeth Wein

    The atmosphere and setting of World War Two Russia are brought vividly to life through Anastasia: she’s a young woman full of hope…

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  • Frostfire

    Author: Jamie Smith

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  • Frostfire

    Author: Jamie Smith

    On the day of her Choosing, Sabira is haunted by memories of her lost brother and anxieties about the future of her city. An icy, …

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  • Peter Pan

    Author: J M Barrie retold in rhyme by Caryl Hart Illustrator: Sarah Warburton

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  • Peter Pan

    Author: J M Barrie retold in rhyme by Caryl Hart Illustrator: Sarah Warburton

    In this delightful gift edition, J M Barrie’s classic tale about the boy who wouldn’t grow up is simplified and told entirely in v…

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  • Planetarium

    Author: Raman Prinja Illustrator: Chris Wormell

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  • Planetarium

    Author: Raman Prinja Illustrator: Chris Wormell

    Written by an astrophysicist and illustrated by the phenomenally talented Chris Wormell, Planetarium explores the solar …

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  • The Snowman

    Author: Michael Morpurgo Illustrator: Robin Shaw

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  • The Snowman

    Author: Michael Morpurgo Illustrator: Robin Shaw

    To mark the 40th anniversary of Raymond Briggs' The Snowman, Michael Morpurgo has written a chapter book for those who hanker for …

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