Sunday Shelfie with our favourite reads from our latest library haul.
Where’s my Jumper? by Nicola Slater. This bright search and find counting book has a lot to offer, especially with the additions of flaps and cutouts. It’s a fun storyline with a sweet ending.
There’s a Bug on My Arm that Won’t Let Go, by David Mackintosh. Uniquely and wonderfully unsettled illustrations, which enhance this relatable story for kids. The bug on the girl’s arm could represent anything unknown, annoying, disturbing, but once an understanding is realised, fear diminishes.
Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide, by Emma Yarlett. Nibbles is a hungry little guy. This time he’s nibbling his way through a dinosaur book. Dinosaur loving bookivores are sure to enjoy The Book Monster’s latest adventure.
One Thousand Trees, by Kyle Hughes-Odgers. In a grey-soaked city, Frankie dreams of a thousand trees, sleeping beneath them, below them, among their leaves, running between them, through them, climbing up, above, towards, atop. Beautiful illustrations and prepositions to explore.
Franklin’s Flying Bookshop, by Jen Campbell and Katie Harnett. Most people are afraid of Franklin the dragon, but not Luna. The two share a love for stories and a friendship is forged—a friendship that spreads magic into the community through books.
The Street Beneath My Feet, by Charlotte Guillain and Yuval Zommer. Clear the floor, open the cover and fold the pages out. Discover layers and layers of the fascinating world that exists beneath our feet, in the city and in the countryside.