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Libraries 4 Schools 2021 Review Round-Up 3

Looking for something to read this bank holiday weekend? We’ve got you covered, in our most recent review round-up! A great selection of books for older and younger readers, we’ve got something for everyone!

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lockdown children's book reviews
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Lynda’s Lockdown Library 3 | Picture Book Reviews

Welcome to the third entry into our Lockdown Library series! Although some children are back in school, we know that there are plenty who are still at home. So we’ve gone through our collection and found some wonderful picture books that are great for keeping the spirits up!

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How Winston delivered Christmas review
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How Winston Delivered Christmas | Review

An Advent Story in Twenty-Four-And-A-Half Chapters

Written and illustrated by Alex T Smith (Macmillan Children’s Books)

One of the books I brought back from my pre-Christmas visit to the West Country (and its lovely indie bookshops) was ‘How Winston Delivered Christmas’. And I’m so pleased I did!

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Rabbit And Bear Attack Snack review
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Rabbit & Bear: Attack of the Snack | Review

By author Julian Gough and illustrator Jim Field (Hodder Children’s Books)

There are some books that can get younger readers (and me!) chuckling before they even open the cover. One such series is ‘The Bad Guys’ by Aaron Blabey, and another is Gough and Field’s ‘Rabbit and Bear’.

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Rabbit's Bad Habits review
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Give It A Go! Rabbit and Bear: Rabbit’s Bad Habits

By Julian Gough, with illustrations by Jim Field (Hodder Children’s)

Woken early from hibernation by a robber leaving her cave, Bear discovers a snowstorm raging outside. Well, if she can’t sleep, then she may as well do something she has always wanted to – build a snowman!

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Attack of the Alien Dung Pet Defenders review
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Out Now: Attack Of the Alien Dung! (Pet Defenders 1)

By author Gareth P Jones and illustrator Steve May (Stripes Publishing)

Have you ever thought about what stands between Planet Earth and an alien invasion?

When a “dung circle” (yes, you read that right!) mysteriously appears in a field overnight, Mavis – an avid dung-spotter – suspects everything is not as it should be.

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