“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
Robin Hood, who’s he? by Adrian Sissons
Robin Hood’s Little Outlaws – some have feet, some wings, some paws – live in Sherwood Forest. When they argue about sharing, they wake a 1,000-year-old oak tree, who takes them on a magical time travelling adventure where they see what life was like in the year 1200 and learn about the legendary outlaw Robin Hood
Written in comic form and beautifully illustrated by Martin Berry, this is a fun story for children to learn all about people and events that have shaped the world of today – and there are puzzles and activities too for added interest. An exciting new project from www.robinslittleoutlaws.com Paperback, £6.99
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There’s nothing like getting lost in a good book as long as you can find your way out
Pages & Co: Tilly and the Bookwanderers by Anna James
Since her mother’s disappearance, Tilly has found comfort in stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents’ bookshop and when her favourite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, appear in the shop, Tilly’s adventures become very real. Not only can she follow Anne and Alice into their thrilling world, she discovers she can bookwander into any story she chooses and maybe this might even help her solve the mystery of what happened to her mother. Hardcover, HarperCollins, £12.99
A delightful, joy of a book for age 7 upwards.
Secrets of a Sun King by Emma Carroll
When Lilian Kaye finds a parcel on her grandad’s doorstep, she is shocked to see it was sent by a famous Egyptologist found dead that very morning, according to every newspaper in England. The mysterious package holds the key to a story about a king whose tomb archaeologists are desperately hunting for. Lil and her friends must embark on an incredible journey to return the package to its resting place, to protect those they love and to break the deadly pharaoh’s curse. Paperback, Faber & Faber, £6.99
An exciting story set in 1922, making history accessible for age 8+.