Terrific tales that teach us something new, or are all about fun and finding friends at school…  There Was a Black Hole that Swallowed the Universe by Chris Ferrie, illustrated by Susan Batori HB £13.99 published by Sourcebooks Age Pre-school+ A charmingly original book about our universe and everything inRead More →

Toy Story 4 (Cert U) Release date: Friday 21 June This summer, comes the epic culmination of one of the most beloved sagas in movie history. Woody (Tom Hanks) hasalways been confident about his place in the world and thathis priority is taking care of his kid, whether that’s Andy orRead More →

Our top marks go to these terrific tales for summer… Look Up! By Nathan Bryon, illustrated by Dapo Adeola PB £6.99 published by Puffin AGE PRE-SCHOOL+ Rocket is a science-mad chatterbox who is going to be the greatestastronaut, star-catcher and space-traveller who has ever lived! But first she needs toRead More →

Perhaps best known for his bestselling book The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Dublin-based author John Boyne has never been afraid of tackling the big issues when writing for children. His latest novel, My Brother’s Name is Jessica, is the uplifting and captivating tale of a young person struggling withRead More →

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Cert PG Release Date: Friday 1 February From DreamWorks Animation comes the highly anticipated culmination of one of the most popular animated franchises in film history. In this next chapter, Hiccup and Toothless will finally discover their true destinies – the villageRead More →

100 Hugs by Chris Riddell PB £5.99 published by Macmillan Children’s Books AGE 3+ This beautiful book features a variety of illustrations from animals to aliens, families and friends; perfectly conveying warmth, humour and love in many different ways. Some familiar fairytale faces also make an appearance like Alice inRead More →

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse Cert PG Release date: Wednesday 12 December Spider-Man mentors a teenager from Brooklyn, N.Y., to become the next web-slinging superhero. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man Universe withRead More →

Silent Night by Lara Hawthorne HB £10.99 published by Lincoln Children’s Books AGE 3+ Celebrate the magic of Christmas with this beautifully illustrated book, based on the world’s best-loved carol Silent Night. Rediscover the nativity story in all its glory – from quaking shepherds to heaven-sent angels – as the songRead More →

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms Cert PG Release date: Friday 2 November Disney’s new holiday film “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms” is directed by Lasse Hallström and Joe Johnston, and inspired
by E.T.A. Hoffmann’s classic tale. Clara (Mackenzie Foy) is presented with a one-of-a-kind key at her godfather Drosselmeyer’sRead More →

Wondrous Winter Tales The Most-Loved Bear by Sam McBratney, illustrated by Sam Usher HB £11.99 published by Macmillan Children’s Books AGE PRE-SCHOOL+ Beautiful illustrations bring to life this brand new edition of a little-known story by the best-selling author of Guess How Much I Love You. Growly Bear and MaryRead More →