Paddington Suitcase (2007) by Michael Bond

We can’t get enough of stories about Paddington Bear, and neither can our members! Paddington Suitcase is a gift edition which offers book lovers eight Paddington story books to enjoy. Following the journey of this small bear from Peru trying to make his way in London, these will warm your heart.

Billionaire Boy (2010) by David Walliams

David Walliams has established himself as one of the most exciting writers for children in the UK and Billionaire Boy does not disappoint. Following Joe, who has plenty to be happy about given his huge riches, this is a brilliant fable which goes to show that money isn’t everything.

The Gruffalo’s Child (1999) by Julia Donaldson

A wonderful rhyming children’s book telling the story of a mouse and a monster, The Gruffalo has been a hugely popular book with kids for nearly 20 years now. The fantastical tale of the Gruffalo is full of surprises and wonder.

Matilda (1998) by Roald Dahl

Is there anybody who doesn’t love the story of Matilda? This young girl who develops amazing powers has been inspiring readers around the world for years and we are not surprised our library members can’t read it enough!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964) by Roald Dahl

Another classic from Roald Dahl, this story was inspired by his memories of chocolate companies when he was growing up. Following a young boy who wins a golden ticket to visit Mr Wonka’s factory, this book is full of adventure and imagination, making it no surprise our younger members love it so much!

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