Books added to the library in week ending 20th September, 2014

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Books for Children 

AuthorTitleGenre & DescriptionLink
Touch and Feel ChristmasBaby & Toddler - Suitable for early learning and toddler development, this title helps your toddler learn all about Christmas.
Peter Bently and Mei MatsuokaThe Great Balloon HullaballooBaby & Toddler - When Simon the squirrel's mum sends him off to the shop, Simon decides to fly to the moon in Old Uncle Somerset's hot air balloon in search of cheese. Shopping in outer space is very exciting, but proves to be...
Adam BladeBeast Quest: Vedra and KrimonChildren's Fiction - Twin dragons, Vedra and Krimon, have hatched from a single egg that lay in the sacred Nidrem Caves. The new Beasts must make the journey to the neighbouring kingdom of Rion where they can grow up in safety. But the evil wizard Malvel is never far away and the young twins need protecting.
Rebecca CobbThe Something5+ Readers   - When a little boy’s ball disappears down a mysterious hole in the garden, he can’t stop thinking about what could be down there - a little mouse’s house? The lair of a hungry troll? Or maybe even a dragon’s den. Whatever it may be, he’s determined to find out!
Jim EldridgeWrestling Trolls 3: The Giant Rumble5+ & 7+ Readers - Waldo’s Wrestling Trolls are back, and they’re ready to rumble! But the villainous Lord Veto has other plans. Challenged to a Royal Rumble but suffering from a shortfall of wrestlers, Jack and his friends set out to find more participants for their great battle.
Jannie HoWickle Woo has a Halloween PartyBoard Book - It’s Halloween and Wickle Woo has planned the perfect party. But when will his guests arrive? Little readers will love pulling the tabs to find out who is coming to the party, and what their costumes are!
Wilbert AwdryJames the Splendid Red EngineBoard Book - Meet Sodor’s number 5 engine and read about his jobs, his adventures and his friends. With a young rhyming text and bright colourful pages, this is the perfect first board book for Thomas fans.
Andrew LaneLost Worlds Shadow CreaturesChildren's / Teen's Fiction (from 11) - Calum Challenger and his misfit friends criss-cross the globe in search of a gigantic centipede, a mythical creature whose DNA could save lives. In a chase that will take them from their homes in London to high-tech Hong Kong and from the tropical heat of Hainan Island to the rugged wilderness of Las Cruces in America, the friends must make use of.
Camilla Reid and Ailie BusbyLulu Loves ColoursBoard Book - Today Lulu is painting pictures. What colour is Lulu’s paint? Join Lulu as she learns her favourite colours - and has lots of fun along the way! From big, blue elephants to a bright, yellow sun, little ones will love spotting each colour in this brilliantly interactive book.
Mandy SutcliffeBelle & Boo and the Very Merry ChristmasChildren's Fiction - It’s almost Christmas Day. Time to decorate the tree, hang up stockings and bake delicious treats. Boo the bunny thinks the best thing about Christmas is the presents waiting for him under the tree. But, with a little help from his friend Belle, Boo learns that kindness and sharing will also make for the merriest Christmas of all.
Valerie WildingI Was There … Shakespeare’s GlobeChildren's Fiction - It’s 1604, and Billy Watkins longs for the bustle of London and the Globe Theatre. When an acting troupe arrives, he’ll do anything to make his dreams come true.

Books for Adults 

AuthorTitleGenre & DescriptionLink
Jeffrey ArcherBe Careful What You Wish ForAdult Fiction / Family Drama - "Be Careful What You Wish For" opens with Harry Clifton and his wife Emma rushing to hospital to learn the fate of their son Sebastian, who has been involved in a fatal car accident. But who died, Sebastian or his best friend Bruno? When Ross Buchanan is forced to resign as chairman of the Barrington Shipping Company, Emma Clifton wants to replace.
Ann GrangerThe Testimony of the Hanged ManAdult Fiction - A hanged man would say anything to save his life. But what if his testimony is true? When Inspector Ben Ross is called to Newgate Prison by a man condemned to die by the hangman’s noose he isn’t expecting to give any credence to the man’s testimony. But the account of a murder he witnessed over seventeen years ago is so utterly believeable that Ben.
Tom KerridgeTom Kerridge’s Best Ever DishesNon-Fiction - As the most down-to-earth but high-flying chef on the food scene, Tom Kerridge has become known for his big flavours and beautifully crafted yet accessible food. And with more than 100 sublime recipes, ’Tom Kerridge’s Best Ever Dishes’ brings his spectacular cooking to the home kitchen.