Staff have been reading stories for the children, please click on the book to hear the story
A book with few words and no pictures in a picturebook format, designed to be read by an adult to a child. The conceit is that “Everything the words say, the person reading the book has to say".
It's a perilous journey, but Jack bravely sets sail, with a motley crew of only three - and a large patchwork sack that Granny has filled with an odd assortment of items from chewing-gum to tent pegs.
Just how much does Mum want Daisy to eat her peas? What's it worth to her?
The Troll longs for a goat - but has to make do with fish for supper instead. Meanwhile, Hank Chief and his pirate crew are digging for treasure - but it seems they've sailed to the wrong island
Harry finds some dusty plastic dinosaurs in Nan's attic. He cleans them, finds out their names and takes them everywhere - until, one day, the dinosaurs get lost! The lost property man gets a surprise when Harry proves the dinosaurs are his by calling them over to him.
Sid is a cat who is addicted to having six meals a day and glories in this lifestyle. Manipulative, persuasive and a charmer he has wrapped everybody round his little paw - each owner believes that Sid belongs to them only . . . until the day he is found out!
The Lion Inside is a story about the journey of a meek and timid mouse who grows tired of being so little and forgotten his entire life and sets off to find his roar
Gerald the tall giraffe would love to join in with the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows that giraffes can't dance . . . or can they?