School Reading List

Episode 16 - Children's books and books for children - a growing disconnect

December 31, 2023 Season 1 Episode 16
School Reading List
Episode 16 - Children's books and books for children - a growing disconnect
Show Notes

School Reading List podcast hosted by Tom Tolkien

Season 1: Episode 16

For transcripts, resources, show notes and contact details, see https://bit.ly/3vfteDn .

Part 1
Book post

  • Glassborn by Peter Bunzl
  • Amazing Octopus by Michael Stavaric and Michele Ganser
  • Do You Remember? by Sydney Smith
  • Fate of the Argosi by Sebastien de Castell
  • Rise Up and Sing! by Andrea Warner and Louise Reimer
  • The Undying of Obedience Wellrest by Nicholas Bowling
  • The Girl Who Became a Fish by Polly Ho-Yen
  • Growing Up Powerful Journal by Nona Willis Aronowitz
  • My Nature Trail! by Rachel Lawston and Paul Lawston
  • Evolution by Sarah Darwin & Eva Maria Sadowski
  • Not So Little Red Riding Hood by Michael Rosen
  • Sala, Mountain Warrior by Wakanyi Hoffman and Onyinye Iwu

Rundown - top 30 children's and YA books to buy in January 2024

  • Winner Takes Gold by Eloise Smith
  • Signed Sealed Dead by Cynthia Murphy
  • Meet the Wildlings by Gwen Millward
  • Rainbowsaurus by Steve Antony
  • Stitch by Padraig Kenny
  • My Brother Plato by George Myerson
  • That Self-Same Metal by Brittany N. Williams
  • Find Peace in a Poem by Little Tiger
  • Roman Soldiers by Tegen Evans
  • Lunar New Year Love Story by Gene Luen Yang & LeUyen Pham
  • The Shape of Rainbows by Neal Zetter and Will Hughes
  • Time Travelling with a Tortoise by Ross Welford
  • Northern Soul by Phil Earle
  • Little Bang by Kelly McCaughrain
  • The Code of Life by Flying Eye Books
  • A Cruel Twist of Fate by H. F. Askwith
  • The War of the Heavenly Horses by Roland Chambers
  • The Troublemakers by Tamzin Merchant
  • The Girl Who Sang by Estelle Nadel and Sammy Savos
  • The Floating Witch Mystery by Nicki Thornton
  • Diamond Jack: Your Magic or Your Life by Anna Rainbow
  • Dictionary of Dinosaurs by Dieter Braun
  • Destroy the Day by Brigid Kemmerer
  • How Do Meerkats Order Pizza? By Brooke Barker
  • The Minute Minders by Mary Murphy
  • The Best You by Nima Patel & Cally Johnson-Isaacs
  • The O.D.D. Squad by Stuart Heritage & Vincent Batignole
  • A Fragile Enchantment by Allison Saft
  • Beastlands: Race to Frostfall Mountain by Jess French
  • The Invocations by Krystal Sutherland
  • Love Is by Sarah Maycock

January 2024 books of the month

  • Fiction: Beastlands: Race to Frostfall Mountain by Jess French
  • Nonfiction: How Do Meerkats Order Pizza by Brooke Barker
  • Picture book: Love is in the Little Things by Stella J Jones and Jane Massey

Part 2
Children's books and books for children - a growing disconnect. 

New book pitches: There was an Old Woman who Followed a Spy! by Tommy Furmato; Luna and Helio The Eclipse by Gina Keulemans; Insects, Bugs and Rock and Roll by Alex Brooks; I Can Be An Astronaut by Dr Katy Chisenga-Phillipps

Part 3
Great gift books - https://bit.ly/4aCoc46 .

Credits and licensing
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