World Book Day! – New books to read in 2021

Thursday, March 04, 2021

Today is World Book Day a day that celebrates books and reading. There are many classic stories that our children love to read, but it is always exciting to read about new characters and to follow their adventures. The books listed below are new books that will be published this year.

Picture Books (Per-School)

The Whale Who wanted More. By Rachel Bright

A rhyming tale about a whale on the look out for the one trinket that will make him feel complete.

The Woolly Bear Caterpillar. By Julia Donaldson

An Unremarkable Caterpillar is about to undergo a fabulous transformation.

Pip and Posy: The Friendly Snail. By Axel Scheffler

Pip and Posy must learn to value each other’s skills and needs in a triumphant return for the lovable Mouse and Bunny duo.

Maybe… By Chris Haughton

A tantalising Mango tree tempts a trio of monkeys. Packed with colourful illustrations.

The Don’t Panic Gang. By Mark Sperring

A joyous tale about confronting your fears.

Love Monster and the Extremely Big Wave. By Rachel Bright

Love Monster is going on an exciting adventure to the beach, he can’t wait to be the best surfer in the world! But will he have the courage to surf the big waves?

Young Fiction (5-8 Years)

Dog Man 10: Mothering Heights. By Dav Pilkey

Everyone’s favourite cartoon canine returns for more comic-strip high jinks in the blockbusters tenth book of the popular series.

Space Detectives. By Mark Powers

Explore space with Connor and Ethan in this fun-filled book.

Rainbow Grey. By Laura Anderson

Appearing in a explosion of colour Ray Grey whose transformation into magical rainbow see’s her encounter some comic adventures.

Wigglesbottom Primary: Dino Chick. By Pamela Butchant

The discovery of a dinosaur egg that is about to hatch will have unpredictable effects on the day – to – day running of the school.

Harley Hitch and Iron Forest. By Vashti Hardy

Join young inventor Harley Hitch, her robot dog Sprocket and best friend Cosmo, for problem-solving adventures and mysteries in Inventia.

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