Top 10 Children’s fiction November 2015

Andy Griffith’s Tree House has reached 65 stories!  So popular! I really recommend reserving this latest edition to get your copy to your favourite branch.  There is a room full of exploding eyeballs, a lollipop shop, a quicksand pit, an ant farm, a time machine… just a few sources of adventure for our intrepid Tree House readers.  

Diary of a Wimpy kid is in at number one.  And the newest title Big Nate blasts off will be in the library soon after the release date: 16 February 2016. Check out the author Lincoln Perice’s post dated 12/15/2015 for more information.  Its’ written in the American format where they order the date by month/day/year. So pop your reserve in and get the jump on your mates

1. Diary of a wimpy kid series by Jeff Kinney
2. Tom Gates series by Liz Pichon
3. Storey treehouse series by Andy Griffiths
4. Where’s Wally? by Martin Handford
5. Dirty Bertie series by Alan MacDonald
6. Gangsta granny by David Walliams
7. Big Nate by Lincoln Peirce
8. Ruby Redfort series by Lauren Child
9. Percy Jackson and the Greek heroes by Rick Riordan
10. Ratburger by David Walliams



6 new non fiction: Buzzing bios, Cooking Madness and the mysterious world of the greeks and… an egg.

Nelson Mandela : it always seems impossible until it’s done.

Read the incredible story of Nelson Mandela, a remarkable man that would fight against discrimination,  his country’s cruel system of apartheid and eventually become president of his country. A great resource to use for anyone studying Nelson Mandela and apartheid.



Shackleton’s Journey.

This book tells the story of the shipwreck of the Endurance in a sea of ice en route to Antarctica, and the survival of all 28 members of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition, led by Sir Ernest Shackleton.




Complete Children’s Cookbook.

Yummy, yummy, yummy and just in time for the winter season. This book features over 150 delicious recipes to get you and your kids in the kitchen. From eggy bread to sunflower loaves, lamb hotpot to ice cream, there’s a scrumptious recipe for every occasion in the Complete Children’s Cookbook. One word to describe this book, YUM!



Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Greece.

This book serves as a wonderful introduction to the world of gods and goddesses of the Olympians. From Zeus to Athena, read about the family of gods and goddesses that the ancient Greeks believed watched over them.




The Olympics of ancient Greece.

Read this book and learn all about the athletes, competitions, and religious ceremonies of the ancient Olympics. Great for a younger audience.




Egg : nature’s perfect package.

Explore how a simple, often colorful, sometimes surprisingly shaped package, reveals nature’s life cycle, unusual animal defensive strategies, parenting behaviour, evolution, and more, in this beautifully illustrated non-fiction picture book. Overall this is a fantastic book that gives you insight into the remarkable and mysterious world what really goes on inside an egg and what fantastic animals emerge from eggs.