Category Archives: Ages 9-11 years

Zubert – by Charlie Sutcliffe

Released by Tate Publishing in 2013, Zubert is a picture book so rich in detail that it almost defies definition. It joins a growing number of books in the picture book genre in which words are superfluous, but which nevertheless … Continue reading

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The Jade Boy-by Cate Cain

Think about some of the greatest turning points in English history. Have you ever wondered if posterity got it right? What if the Great Fire of London was no accident? What if it was part of a menacing plot to … Continue reading

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Archie’s Unbelievably Freaky Week – by Andrew Norriss, illustrated by Hannah Shaw

They’re back in another lol book: the accident prone Archie Coates with a gift for getting into scrapes, Cyd, the omniscient friend with a gift for sorting things out and Archie’s Mum, the maternal Victor Meldrew who despairingly refuses to … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens: A Lifetime of Storytelling; A Legacy of Change

Published by Templar and written by Catherine Wells-Cole, this detailed book is a cornucopia of information which will satisfy even the most inquisitive young mind. It forms part of Templar’s Historical Notebook series.  

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Spirit of the Titanic – by Nicola Pierce

Produced by O’Brien Press, this story takes a unique angle on the enduring Titanic story. The central character, Samuel Scott, worked at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast where Titanic, the pride of the White Star Line, was built. … Continue reading

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