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A safari turned Ambush

A safari turned Ambush

Ambush

 

Bodyguard: Ambush is the third in the series by author Chris Bradford. What should have been a holiday of an assignment quickly becomes anything but when an African safari suddenly becomes a hunt.

Connor’s bodyguard training is pushed to the limit as he protects his principle from the gunmen intent on killing them and the animals who are eyeing up their next meal.

Find out more about Chris Bradford, the Bodyguard series, or his previous series Young Samurai

A trilogy we’re itching to know the end of

A trilogy we’re itching to know the end of

Itchcraft

 

 

In the final book of the trilogy Itchingham Lofte, science-mad reluctant hero, has found himself the target of both criminals and MI5 after discovering a new element; I26.

Involved in a freak radioactive accident in South Africa, and then the victim of a parcel bomb which kills his teacher, Itch realises he must track down a deadly enemy before it is too late.

To find out more about Simon Mayo and the Itch series click here or on the youtube clip below.

 

Its a funny old game! A new sport story for the LSL

Its a funny old game! A new sport story for the LSL

Extra timeMorris Gleitzman has a knack for comedy which often leaves his readers laughing out loud.

This latest story centres on 13 year old Matt, discovered in a remote Australian town showcasing his soccer skills. Given the chance-of-a-lifetime opportunity to come and play for a European club, he discovers the downsides of the money and pressure at the top of the football world.

Sport stories are one of the topics on the Boys’ Division reading award certificate. If you enjoy reading stories with a sporting theme then ask the library staff to recomend some more titles.

You can also find out about Morris Gleitzman

Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2015

Bolton Children’s Fiction Award 2015

The countdown begins…

 

The shortlist for the 2015 Award will be announced on Friday 3rd Ocotober from 1.30-2.10 at Bolton School. The winner is then up to you. Read all the books and pick your favourites.

Voting will take place in May 2015 and the winner announced June 2015.

Vist the Fiction Award blog page after the launch to find out more about the

Waterstone’s Book of the Month Available in the Library

Waterstone’s Book of the Month Available in the Library

Light by Michael Grant

The 6th and final part of the “Gone” series is Waterstone’s book of the month and we are pleased to say that is is available in the library. Remember, if it is out on loan you can reserve it. Just ask a member of staff or a library helper. Below is a trailer clip featured on Youtube and the Waterstone’s website to give you a flavour of the book.

Another upcoming event that has caught our eye is the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2013. The renamed Orange prize has a particularly strong short list this year including Hilary Mantel, who has featured previously on our blog, Zadie Smith and Barbera Kingsolver. We have had a display in the Girls’ Main Library featuring the short listed authors. Below you can watch a video produced by the judges talking about the shortlist.

The full short list is: