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Authors of the Month

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Picture 2 7 years and up
Picture 3 9 years and up
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Picture 5 Our Non-Fiction Favourite

Authors of the Month


Author: Lou Kuenzler

New Book: Not Yet Zebra

Suitability: 4-5 year olds

An alphabet book with a difference! Annie wants to paint an alphabet using her animals, but Zebra simply can't wait until the end for his time to shine. This zany picture book is so much more than an alphabet book - it introduces manners and patience to the littlest readers in a gentle and fun way. 


Author: Michael Bond

New Book: Paddington's Finest Hour

Suitability: 7-12

Paddington's Finest Hour is a new novel from author Michael Bond. It features his classic character in the most extraordinary situations. From his appearance on a popular TV cooking show, to how he finds himself on a stage giving one of his hard stares to a hypnotist, this new novel will engage readers with Paddington's humorous misadventures and charming good intentions.


Author: David Walliams 

New Book: The Midnight Gang

Suitability: 9-12 year olds

David Walliams’ bestselling children’s book, THE MIDNIGHT GANG, is a story of friendship, theatre and magic – and of making dreams come true.

When the clock strikes midnight most children are fast asleep, but for the Midnight Gang the journey is just beginning. This extraordinary story of five children in a wonderfully inventive and eccentric hospital setting promises to take fans from around the globe on an unmissable midnight adventure.


Author: Robin Stevens

New Book: Murder Most Unladylike

Suitability: 9-12 year olds

The first in a fabulous and exciting new detective series set during the 1930’s. Daisy Wells (not just a perfect English Miss) and Hazel Wong (astute and observant) have started a secret Detective Society at the Deepdene School for girls. The girls have a typical friendship, with some wonderful highs and sorrowful lows. After finding a dead body, which then disappears, the girls are racing to stay one step ahead and solve the clues.Robin Stevens sets all of the clues in motion, encouraging them to run riot, to cause mischief, they are all there though, can you solve the murder… can the girls solve the murder, before it’s too late?


Author: Vashti Harrison

New Book: Little Leaders - Bold Women in History

Suitability: 7-12 year olds

Featuring 40 trailblazing black women in the world's history, this book educates and inspires as it relates true stories of women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations. Debut author/illustrator Vashti Harrison pairs captivating text with stunning illustrations as she tells the stories of both iconic and lesser-known female figures of black history - from nurse Mary Seacole, to politician Diane Abbott, mathematician Katherine Johnson and singer Shirley Bassey. Among these biographies, readers will find heroes, role models and everyday women who did extraordinary things.