children's books

Spring into Storytime with A Penguin Story

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen ‘A Penguin Story’, written and illustrated by Antoinette Portis. This is a story about Edna, a penguin who only knows about three colours, black, white and blue. So, she goes on a quest to discover more colours.

Spring into Storytime with Castle on Hester Street

book title For this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen ‘Castle on Hester Street’, written by Linda Heller and illustrated by Boris Kulikov. Julie enjoys listening to her grandfather’s stories about how he started a new life in New York after travelling from Russia…even if his stories are very, very different from her grandmother’s versions.

Spring into Storytime with All Aboard the Dinotrain

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen ‘All Aboard the Dinotrain’, written by Deb Lund and illustrated by Howard Fine. This is a fun story about a bunch of dinosaurs who have great difficulties trying to control a runaway train.

STEM Recommended Reading for Children

logoExplore the concepts of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Maths) through exciting, funny, and memorable stories. Is truth stranger than fiction? Well it's every bit as thrilling, that's for sure.To follow is a selection of novels for all ages that explore the worlds of STEM through the imaginative art of storytelling that are sure to spark excitement and creativity. All available to borrow from Borrowbox with your library card!

Spring into Storytime with Clark the Shark

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Clark the Shark, written by Bruce Hale and illustrated by Guy Francis. Clark is a shark that loves school but he keeps annoying everyone by being too rough. Then he comes up with a rhyming idea that solves his problem.

Spring into Storytime with Once Upon a Balloon

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Once Upon a Balloon, written by Bree Galbraith and illustrated by Isabelle Malenfant.  When Theo is upset after he lets go of his balloon, he is amazed when his brother Zeke tells him where it has gone.

Spring into Storytime with Lost and Found, Story 1: Molly

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Lost and Found, Story 1: Molly, written and illustrated by Jim LaMarche. When Anna is lost in the woods, she asks her dog Molly to help find her way home.

Spring into Storytime with Beautiful Moon

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Beautiful Moon, written by Dawn Jeffers and illustrated by Bonnie Leick. When a little girl’s wish for the day to never end comes true, she learns why night time is so important.

Spring into Storytime with Roberto the Insect Architect

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen Roberto the Insect Architect, written and illustrated by Nina Laden. This is a charming, imaginative story about a termite named Roberto who dreams of becoming an architect.

Spring into Storytime with A Camping Spree with Mr Magee

book titleFor this Spring into Storytime session, we have chosen A Camping Spree with Mr Magee, written and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen. This is a fun adventure story about Mr Magee and his dog, Dee. When they go on a camping holiday, they end up plunging down a mountain to the edge of a waterfall. Then a bear comes along.

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