Here at ELS, we’re keen readers and we don’t just love books for children- we still read age-appropriate books too! Our Librarian Harriet has some thoughts on the importance of reading to our well-being… Grown-ups, read any good books lately – adult books we mean? Tired, stressed, anxious? Perhaps a few minutes quiet reading could help.… Read More Read any Good Books lately?
It is only the second time in the Costa Award’s 30 year history that a children’s novel has been overall winner (Philip Pullman was the other for ‘The Amber Spyglass’). If you haven’t read The Lie Tree yet do – you are in for a real treat. Our little review of her book is here. You… Read More Congratulations to Frances Hardinge for winning the overall Costa Prize! We love The Lie Tree too!
We might be a little late to the party, but we’d like to congratulate Frances Hardinge whose book The Lie Tree recently won the 2015 Costa children’s book award; one of our team read the book back in September and you can read their review here. This Books for Keeps interview is great, and in… Read More Prize-winning books (& Friday Reads)!
Exciting news! Our Mobile Library van has had not one but TWO makeovers recently; first we had our David Melling decals revived AND we’ve replaced the display on the inside, ready for our first school visits this week. As you can see below, this term’s theme was inspired by Alice in Wonderland’s 150th birthday- Lewis Carroll’s book was… Read More Mobile Makeover and Friday Reads