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Parent of library member, age 12
Learning for little ones with lovable pup Spot the Dog.
A funny and heart-warming tale, read by TV’s Mel Giedroyc, with added sound effects.
Education and Leisure
Discover the weird and wonderful world of science.
Latest Discovery Hubs
Living Paintings’ wonderful world of picture books for blind children.
Accessible STEM books to get blind children curious about science
Put these accessible science books in your back-to-school bag
World culture collection, for 7-14 years
Great reads for young globetrotters!
Top books for teaching kids about the environment
Our top list of Living Paintings books with an environmental theme.
Wildlife books for Key Stage 2-3, 7-14 yrs
Go on a nature trail with our reading recommends.
Activities and Play
Multi-sensory autumn activities
Make the most of the season with these fun activities
How to make 3D animal footprints
Pack update – now with added tactile for you to keep!
Tactile craft idea: How to make snappy dinosaur castanets
This simple craft activity uses recyclable materials to make fun castanets!
A Summer Memory Box
A fun and creative idea for saving your treasured holiday memories
Autumn and Halloween special!
Spiders, pumpkins, witches and more!
The National Literacy Trust’s #favchildrenslit list
Is your favourite children’s book in the top 70?
World Culture Collection, 2-7 years
Our choice of pictures books for little explorers.
Action packed reads, 11-14 years
From dinosaur hunting to wild camping and goalball, our books take you anywhere!