All About Books – Winter 2019

Welcome to the latest edition of our reading suggestions guide, All About Books. As usual the guide is packed full of an amazing selection of books being published over the next 3 months in addition to the popular staff picks section. There is something for everyone no matter there reading tastes or interests.

Pick up your FREE copy of the guide at any one of our library branches or download it now for those on the go – just click on the cover above.Each cover or title in the guide has a link to our library catalogue to make reserving your copy even quicker and easier – why not reserve the book before it is event published!
Stay tuned for our inaugural kids edition of the guide which will be available soon.

Australia’s 50 Favourite Kids’ Books

 

 

Wondering how to get your child to read more? Better Reading have released their Top 50 reads of 2018 for kids as voted for by the Australian public. These books are adored by many children so why not suggest them to you reluctunt reader? Some of them are available in Audio format so you can even listen to them on the way to school and soccer practice!

The Top 10 are featured below and include some old favourites and some new releases. See Full List  – the Library has the majority of  titles available for reservation now.

Top 10 Kid’s Books:

Harry Potter Series
by JK Rowling

Faraway Tree Series by
Enid Blyton

Alice Miranda Series by Jacqueline harvey

Matilda
by Roald Dahl

Kensy & Max: Breaking News by Jacqueline Harvey

BFG
by Roald Dahl

Charlotte’s Web
by EB White

Anne of Green Gables
by LM Montgomery

Wonder
by RJ Palacio

Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow
by Jessica Townsend

In memoriam 200 years – Jane Austen

Today marks the 200th anniversary of the death of Jane Austen. This wonderful English writer created captivating works that are still being read and enjoyed. To celebrate her life we have ordered new copies of all of her works, why not reserve one now.

Don’t forget to collect your commemorative postcard available free at all our our Library branches.