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Libraries and Librarians: Books for Children -

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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

  • Cover image of book The Book Without A Story by Carolina Rabei
    The Book Without A Story - by Carolina Rabei

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781405288484 | ISBN 10: 1405288485

    A celebration of libraries, books and the joy of sharing stories, perfect for sharing before bedtime.   When the library closes, and the last librarian has gone home to bed... the books come alive and tell stories of their adventures. But Dus ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dragon In The Library by Louie Stowell, illustrated by Davide Ortu
    The Dragon In The Library - by Louie Stowell, illustrated by Davide Ortu

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788000260 | ISBN 10: 1788000269

    Kit can’t STAND reading,   She’d MUCH rather be outside, playing games and getting muddy, than stuck inside with a book. But when she’s dragged along to the library one day by her two best friends, she makes an incredible discovery – a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shine a Light: At the Library by Heather Alexander, Illustrated by Ipek Konak
    Shine a Light: At the Library - by Heather Alexander, Illustrated by Ipek Konak

    £10.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781782407447 | ISBN 10: 1782407448

    What’s happening at the library? Shine a light behind the page and see...   What’s it like inside a library? Who is welcome, how do you use one, and what is there to do? This beautifully illustrated book introduces children to libraries, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Luna Loves Library Day by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers
    Luna Loves Library Day - by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Fiona Lumbers

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783445950 | ISBN 10: 1783445955

    Luna loves library day: that's the day she spends with her dad. Exploring the shelves they find magic, mystery and even start to mend their own history.  An inspiring story from one of the UK's greatest up-and-coming poets for children, captured ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Detective Dog by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
    The Detective Dog - by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509801602 | ISBN 10: 150980160x

    When a crime needs solving, there's only one dog for the job! Join Nell the Detective and help solve the mystery of the missing books.  There once was a dog with a keen sense of smell. She was known far and wide as Detective Dog Nell.  Peter ... more

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  • Cover image of book Escape from Mr Lemoncello
    Escape from Mr Lemoncello's Library - by Chris Grabenstein

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780141387666 | ISBN 10: 0141387661

    Kyle Keeley is a huge fan of all games - board games, word games, and particularly video games. His hero, Luigi Lemoncello, the most famous and creative gamemaker in the world, is the genius behind the town's new library that is as much a home for te ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Mysterious Librarian by Dominique Demers, illustrated by Tony Ross
    The Mysterious Librarian - by Dominique Demers, illustrated by Tony Ross

    £6.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846884153 | ISBN 10: 1846884152

    When the mysterious and eccentric Miss Charlotte arrives in the village of Saint-Anatole to take over the tiny library, the locals are surprised to find out that she does things differently. Wearing a long blue dress and a giant hat, she takes her bo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The New LiBEARian by Alison Donald and Alex Willmore
    The New LiBEARian - by Alison Donald and Alex Willmore

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781848862234 | ISBN 10: 1848862237

    Its storytime at the library but Miss Merryweather, the librarian, is missing! Dee and her friends go in search of her but instead find a rather hairy, new librarian!   This debut book by Alison Donald and Alex Willmore is a fantastic mix of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Please, Louise by Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison, illustrated by Shadra Strickland
    Please, Louise - by Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison, illustrated by Shadra Strickland

    £6.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781416983392 | ISBN 10: 1416983392

    A library card unlocks a new life for a young girl in this picture book about the power of imagination, from Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison.   On one gray afternoon, Louise makes a trip to the library. With the help of a new library card ... more

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  • Cover image of book How the Library (Not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel by Wendy Meddour
    How the Library (Not the Prince) Saved Rapunzel - by Wendy Meddour

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781847806628 | ISBN 10: 1847806627

    With the wind in his hair, and blowing his hooter, Along came the prince on the back of a scooter. " Rapunzel, Rapunzel, please let down your hair!" Called the prince from down on the bottom stair... But Rapunzel just sat - As still as a wall;She did ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler
    The Forbidden Library - by Django Wexler

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780552568678 | ISBN 10: 0552568678

    Late one night Alice Creighton hears her father having an argument with a fairy a snarling, bald beast with warts and needle-like teeth.   The next day her father disappears, never to return. And Alice is sent to live with Master Geryon, an ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Midnight Library by Kazuno Kohara
    The Midnight Library - by Kazuno Kohara

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780230736092 | ISBN 10: 0230736092

    Once there was a library which opened only at night... When we are fast asleep in bed, the Midnight Library opens its doors to all the night-time animals. Inside the library the little librarian and her three assistant owls help each and every anim ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lulu Loves Stories by Anna McQuinn and Rosalind Beardshaw
    Lulu Loves Stories - by Anna McQuinn and Rosalind Beardshaw

    £4.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781907825002 | ISBN 10: 1907825002

    Lulu and her daddy love to go to the library together. Each night Lulu reads a story and then next day she acts it out. She becomes... a fairy princess, a pilot, a farmer, a mummy and a tiger! What will Lulu be next? ... more

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  • Cover image of book Library Lion by Michelle Knudson
    Library Lion - by Michelle Knudson

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781406305678 | ISBN 10: 1406305677

    A charming picture book about the joy of discovering the library and making new friends.   When a lion visits the library, no one knows what to do: there are no rules about lions in the library. But soon he's indispensable "What a helpful lio ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw
    Lola at the Library - by Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw

    £7.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781580891424 | ISBN 10: 158089142x

    Lola has a big smile on her face. Why? Because it's Tuesday - and on Tuesdays, Lola and her mommy go to the library.  Join Lola in this cozy celebration of books and the people who love them. ... more

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