Younger fiction

Recommended reading for youngsters

If you would like to read any of these books, please ask at your nearest Walsall Library or reserve online.

How to catch a Dragon by Caryl Hart

Albie’s trip to the library soon turns into an amazing adventure with his new knightly friend. On their way to find some dragons they meet trolls, bears and a mysterious many-headed monster. Going to the library has never been so much fun!  Fabulous story about the adventures a book and your imagination can take you on

Max and the won’t go to bed show by Mark Sperring

Ladies and gentlemen! Boys and girls! Roll up, roll up, for Max The Magnificent and his world famous show: putting off bedtime for as long as possible! Cheer as he makes a cookie disappear (very slo-o-o-wly)! Gasp as he asks for ten bedtime stories (yes, ten)! Will the show go on all night, or will Max finally go to sleep?  Laugh out loud story and a theme which many parents will be all too familiar with

Books Always Everywhere by Jane Blatt

A rhyming celebration of books for very young children. Books can be anything, a chair, a tower, a hat but the best thing they can be – is a book – and it’s never too soon to share a good book with your little ones.  Lovely illustrations, perfect for even the smallest book lovers