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Local Books and Local Authors - for Children & Young Adults -

Related categories: Childrens & Teenage Books / Local Interest /

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Liverpool Liver Birds by Ali Harwood
    Liverpool Liver Birds - by Ali Harwood

    £10.00   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781916419230 | ISBN 10: 1916419232

    Join Liverpool's fabled feathered friends on an awesome adventure around their sensational city.... ....for curious folk of all ages. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Beatles: Yellow Submarine by The Beatles, illustrated by Heinz Edelmann
    The Beatles: Yellow Submarine - by The Beatles, illustrated by Heinz Edelmann

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781406371628 | ISBN 10: 1406371629

    Join the Beatles as they set off on a magical adventure to bring music and love back to Pepperland in this anniversary paperback.  Once upon a time (or maybe twice), some 80,000 leagues beneath the sea, there lay a colourful land of music and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Canary Across the Mersey by Dr Michael Boyle, illustrated by Ian Wright Creative
    Canary Across the Mersey - by Dr Michael Boyle, illustrated by Ian Wright Creative

    £5.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781999939502 | ISBN 10: 1999939506

    Canary Across the Mersey is a children's book that tells the true story of a Liverpool boy. The book was written by Dr Michael Boyle with illustrations by Ian Wright Creative.   The story is about a young boy called Michael who enjoyed everyth ... more

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  • Cover image of book Night-Night Liverpool: A Sleepy Bedtime Rhyme  (Board Book) by Katherine Sully, illustrated by Helen Poole
    Night-Night Liverpool: A Sleepy Bedtime Rhyme (Board Book) - by Katherine Sully, illustrated by Helen Poole

    £6.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785533372 | ISBN 10: 1785533371

    Peek into the Liverpool night, and say night-night to all your favourite places.  Night-Night Liverpool is a wonderful bedtime story book and the perfect way to end the day. Children will love reading the localised rhyming text that journeys thr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Whistling in the Dark by Shirley Hughes
    Whistling in the Dark - by Shirley Hughes

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781406365696 | ISBN 10: 1406365696

    In the hardship of war, everything is rationed – except true friendship. From much-loved author Shirley Hughes comes a compelling wartime adventure set during the Liverpool Blitz.  Liverpool, 1940: thirteen-year-old Joan’s home is under threat from ... more

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  • Cover image of book Counting Stars by Keris Stainton
    Counting Stars - by Keris Stainton

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781471404634 | ISBN 10: 1471404633

    A new life in a new city - would could possibly go wrong . . . ?   When eighteen-year-old Anna leaves school and moves to Liverpool, she feels like her life is finally beginning. She's landed her dream job at a theatre, and she's moving into a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Could See Stories by Gill Torres, illustrated by Ilan Sheady
    The Girl Who Could See Stories - by Gill Torres, illustrated by Ilan Sheady

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780993132001 | ISBN 10: 0993132006

    Everything has a story. Every person, every object and even every smell has a past, a place where it began and a journey that led to where it is today. The girl called Sofiel could see them all.   ...She found herself at the market, facing a b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Soft George: A Liverpool Tale by Bill Dawson, illustrated by Helen Bennett
    Soft George: A Liverpool Tale - by Bill Dawson, illustrated by Helen Bennett

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780992809409 | ISBN 10: 0992809401

    Soft George: A Liverpool Tale is Bill Dawson's first book.   A tale about devilish dragon a gruesome giantess, two dashing princes and Soft George. A Liverpool Legend.   It's a story Bill created when he was resident storyteller at St ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cautionary Tale of the Childe of Hale by Rachel Lyon, illustrated by Vanina Starkoff
    The Cautionary Tale of the Childe of Hale - by Rachel Lyon, illustrated by Vanina Starkoff

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848860957 | ISBN 10: 1848860951

    For a young giant in a tiny cottage, an invitation to the Royal Palace seems too good to miss. But can lavish new clothes and a big bed make up for everything he leaves behind?   The Cautionary Tale of the Childe of Hale is inspired by the ad ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Christmas Eve Ghost by Shirley Hughes
    The Christmas Eve Ghost - by Shirley Hughes

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781406338492 | ISBN 10: 1406338494

    An inspiring tale of Christmas goodwill and acceptance from Shirley Hughes, one of the world's best-loved picture-book creators.  When Bronwen and Dylan are frightened by ghostly noises from the chimney on Christmas Eve, they run straight int ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Unforgotten Coat by Frank Cottrell Boyce
    The Unforgotten Coat - by Frank Cottrell Boyce

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781406341546 | ISBN 10: 1406341541

    A stunning magical story of a summer of friendship with darker undertones of the plight of refugees.   Two refugee brothers from Mongolia are determined to fit in with their Liverpool schoolmates, but bring so much of Mongolia to Bootle that the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wyrm of Kilgwry by Brian Mitchell
    The Wyrm of Kilgwry - by Brian Mitchell

    £5.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781906823054 | ISBN 10: 1906823057

    Ric and Lena find themselves in a fantasy world peopled by elves, dwarves and other strange creatures. Can they overcome the forces of evil and bind the Wyrm forever under Bidston Hill? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Slapstick by Roger McGough
    Slapstick - by Roger McGough

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141325071 | ISBN 10: 0141325070

    If philosophy is the WHY?  And science is the HOW?  Then poetry is the WOW!  There are poems for everybody in this wide-ranging collection. Rib-ticklers and riddles, crazy recipes and ghostly tales, cowboys and tofu-eating tig ... more

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  • Cover image of book The H-bomb Girl by Stephen Baxter
    The H-bomb Girl - by Stephen Baxter

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780571232802 | ISBN 10: 0571232809

    Liverpool 1962. A place and time of danger and passion.  A thrilling new music is bursting on to the grey streets of the post-war city: a music that electrifies, a music that promises to change everything.  But in Cuba, on the other side of ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Sailing Ship Tree by Berlie Doherty
    The Sailing Ship Tree - by Berlie Doherty

    £5.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846470448 | ISBN 10: 1846470447

    This is the story of the Big House by the Mersey, and the people who lived there. In particular the twins Walter and Dorothy, whose father is the butler; Master George, the desperately lonely son of the wealthy owner; and Tweeny, the little maid trea ... more

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