There’s a Lion in the Library

Little Lucy Lupin is sweet and dimpled – and a dreadful LIAR. The trouble is, it’s impossible not to believe her – she’s so perfectly cute. Not once, not twice, but three times the library is evacuated when Lucy says there’s a terrifying lion on the loose. But what will happen when Lucy’s lie comes true . . .?

Hello Beaky - Read by Mrs Wood

Hello Beaky

An egg tumbles down through the leaves and branches and shatters into pieces on the rainforest floor. Out pops Beaky, a creature with a bright blue beak, furry flaps and a curly orange tail. But what is he? A frog? A snake? A fish? Beaky is determined to find out.

The Sea Monster - Read by Mrs Wood

The Sea Monster

A mesmerizing new picture book about a boy who is lost at sea until some unexpected help arrives to save him. The sea monster lives down at the bottom of the ocean but one day he sits among the rocks on the shore and watches a boy and his little dog playing in the rock pools. Suddenly, the current carries the boy’s toy boat out among the waves and when he tries to reach it the boy is swept far out to sea. An old fisherman tries to rescue him and receives help from an unexpected quarter.

Nice Work Little Wolf - Read by Mrs Wood

Nice Work Little Wolf

When Little Wolf lands in their cucumber frame, the Porkers set him to work straight away. He has to fetch the papers, do the washing up, clean the house and even build a swimming pool. But their little slave is growing very quickly – and one day they push him just a tiny bit too far!

The Disgusting Sandwich - Read by Mrs Wood

The Disgusting Sandwich

One day, a boy drops his sandwich in a sandpit, and the race is on! A very hungry badger wants it, but he’s just not quick enough. The sandwich is dropped, squashed and slithered over by everyone from a squirrel, to a fox, to a band of slugs Will the badger ever get his paws on that sandwich? And will he even want it if he does, or will it just be too disgusting?

Free - Read by Mrs Wood


A boy and his grandad nurse a little bird to health, but every time they put it outside, it hops right back in.

Edwardo the Horriblest Boy in the Whole Wide World - Read by Mrs Wood

Edwardo the Horriblest Boy in the Whole Wide World

Edwardo is an ordinary boy, so sometimes he can be a bit grubby or clumsy, a bit cruel or noisy or rude. The more that he is criticised, the worse he becomes, until one day they call him ‘The Horriblest Boy in the Whole Wide World’. Just then, Edwardo’s luck begins to change, and a series of chance events reveal that really he is a lovely boy, and has been all along.

Shark in the Park - Read by Mrs Early

Shark in the Park

Timothy Pope has a brand new telescope and he’s testing it out at the park. Peep through the die-cut holes in this book to see if you can spy a shark. Is that really a shark? Turn the page and find out . . .
Read by Mrs Early

Norman: The Slug with the Silly Shell - Read by Miss Willcocks

Norman: The Slug with the Silly Shell

Norman is a slug who longs to be a snail—if only he could find the perfect shell! He tries a tennis ball, an apple, and even an alarm clock but none of them feels quite right. Until one day, Norman stumbles upon a doughnut! What could be better than that? But is that sweet shell really the perfect fit?
Read by Miss Willcocks

Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon - Read by Mrs Hofman

Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon

Pip is very proud of his big red balloon. But when he lets the balloon go and it pops, he is inconsolable. Luckily, Posy has a clever idea to cheer up her friend and soon they are having fun again.

Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library - Read by Miss Cunliffe

Do Not Bring Your Dragon to the Library

Have you ever thought about bringing your dragon to the library? Don’t do it! You might have the best intentions, but that dragon will cause nothing but trouble. Using rhyming text and a diverse cast of characters, this charming picture book will provide some important (and some not so important) library etiquette in a very entertaining way.
Read by Miss Cunliffe

Kitchen Disco - Read by Mrs Early

Kitchen Disco

At night when you are sleepingThere’s a party in your house, It’s a pumping, jumping, funky bashWhen all the lights go out . . . When the sun goes down, the Kitchen Disco starts up – and all the fruit in the fruit bowl come out to play. There are lemons who break-dance, tangerines who twirl and some very over-excited apples!
Read by Miss Cunliffe

Aliens Love Underpants - Read by Mrs Hofman

Aliens Love Underpants

Aliens love underpants, in every shape and size, But there are no underpants in space, so here’s a big surprise…
Read by Mrs Hofman

Shark in the Park on a Windy Day - Read by Mrs G

Shark in the Park on a Windy Day

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the park . . . Timothy Pope is blown this way and that way in the windy park — but among the whistling wind and blustering brollies could that be a shark he spies through his telescope. Peep through the die-cut hole in the pages of the book to find out.
Read by Mrs G