Just in time to finish off the School Holidays – get your hands on these 4 hot new books from your local library.
Read all about Christopher Columbus and his dream to sail to Asia. Follow his journey into the unknown, discover what he found in America and see what happened to him on his later voyages. A simple fun picture quiz helps readers to recall what they have read. A perfect one-stop-shop for help with homework assignments!
It’s less than two months away until the release of Star Wars : the Force Awakens. So check out Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know, which is crammed with weird and wonderful Star Wars trivia, strange-but-true facts and fascinating “Did you know?” Q&As. Find out who cleans the floors of the Death Stars and what takes 1,000 years to digest its victims! From movie-making trivia to quirky facts you never knew, this book will excite new and old fans alike of Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars The Clone Wars and the Star Wars movies I-VI. Great to have on hand for Star Wars reads day.
Also check out the trailer of Star Wars : the Force Awakens.
Introduces the most ferocious raptors to rule the skies, from ospreys to vultures to hawks, and describes what raptors’ lives are like as well as what sets them apart from other birds.
Be prepared to be introduced to the world of Japanese folklore by reading this lively and engaging retelling of two fantastic *tengu tales. A beautiful book, with even more beautiful illustrations that set an atomosphere inspired by classic Japanese art.
*a magical being who grant wishes to those who asks.