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Winter Horses

Winter Horses

This beautifully recounted story tells of a young orphaned Russian Jewish girl’s incredible bravery as she fights to save two rare horses from extermination by the Nazis when German troops arrive at a former wildlife reserve in the Ukraine, home to the almost extinct...

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Oi Frog!

Oi Frog!

Our favourite new picture book, by the always amusing Kes Gray (of ‘Super Daisy’ fame) Cat bossily tells frog that he can’t sit on a mat because frogs must sit on logs. Then follows a hilarious rhyming list of which animals must sit on what as frog is made to feel...

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A God in Every Stone

A God in Every Stone

Kamila Shamsie’s last novel, Burnt Shadows, was probably my favourite book of 2009, so I was excited about her new title, A God in Every Stone. Burnt Shadows elegantly and resonantly connected Nagasaki, partition and Guantamo Bay, and A God in Every Stone is similarly...

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The Celtic Myths – A guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends.

The Celtic Myths – A guide to the Ancient Gods and Legends.

This beautifully produced small hardback is an absolute treasure trove! Miranda Aldhouse-Green, a Professor of Archaeology at Cardiff University, skilfully weaves together evidence from manuscripts, artefacts and Iron-Age archaeology to explore the world of the...

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