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Monthly Archives: September 2018

22 09, 2018

Book Of The Week: No. More. Plastic.

2018-09-22T12:03:18+00:00 September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , |

No. More. Plastic. by Martin Dorey This book is a must-read, and it's about you, "because you are the one person in the world that you inhabit who can make a difference". Martin Dorey encourages all of us in this pocket-sized motivational handbook to reassess our relationship with plastic - it's everywhere! Rather than blaming, [...]

15 09, 2018

Book Of The Week: Oi Duck-Billed Platypus!

2018-09-15T12:21:44+00:00 September 15th, 2018|Categories: Kids, Staff Picks|

Oi Duck-Billed Platypus! by Kes Gray The fourth spectacular installment of the beloved "Oi" series - this book enters a whole new realm of silliness. Witty wordplay and ridiculous rhyming are abundant in this new story in which Frog, on their mission to seat EVERY animal according to what rhymes with their species (cats on [...]

8 09, 2018

Book Of The Week: The People Awards

2018-09-08T12:27:44+00:00 September 8th, 2018|Categories: Kids, Non-Fiction, Staff Picks|Tags: , |

The People Awards by Lily Murray   What is award worthy? Discovering X rays? Culture-changing art? Campaigning for human rights? Writing poetry that is treasured for centuries? All of this, and much more. Featuring beautiful illustrations and a one page biography for each notable person, The People Awards is a little anthology of some of [...]

1 09, 2018

Book Of The Week: I Want My Hat Back

2018-09-01T11:47:03+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Categories: Kids, Staff Picks|Tags: , |

I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen In honour of Bridport Hat Festival and our appropriately themed window display - we present Jon Klassen's incredible, inimitable, surreal and hilarious children's book. So simple in illustration and text, but packing such a powerful punch in terms of laughs and suspense, the book is a gem [...]