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Parent of library member, age 12
Every toddler’s favourite pig and her family delightfully brought to life.
A hilarious tale, read by the author himself, with added sound effects.
Education and Leisure
Walk with dinosaurs on a thrilling journey through pre-historic times.
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
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
Stick Man – a sensory journey
Stick Man’s multi-sensory adventure!
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!
Celebrating the new Waterstones Children’s Laureate, Lauren Child
Hip hip hooray!