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Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019

Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019

Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019
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Written by Mums NI on Monday, 04 November 2019 Posted in: Mums NI Book Nook

It's November, which means the nights are definitely becoming darker earlier and it's time to snuggle up on the sofa with a  cuppa, the heating on and a good read. 

Come see what our resident book worm has recommended for you and your family for the month of November. In the line up, we have a few great books from Tom Fletcher which we are sure your children will love.

Read on to find out more!

Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019
Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019

Twinkle Twinkle Fairy Friend

0 - 2 years
Author: Jeffrey Burton

Twinkle, twinkle, fairy friend,
Let’s go out and play pretend.
Shimmer wings that fly so high.
Sparkle magic in the sky.

A magical twist on the popular bedtime nursery rhyme, Twinkle, Twinkle, Fairy Friend is the third board book in a series that is perfect for parents and little ones to snuggle up with and share.

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Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019

There's An Elf In Your Book

3 - 5 years
Author: Tom Fletcher

GOLLY GUMDROPS . . . A LITTLE ELF HAS FOUND THEIR WAY INTO YOUR BOOK!

What does Elf want? Oh! Just to see if you've been naughty or nice this year!

Elf will ask you a few simple questions to find out. And surely there won't be any tricks to try and get you to be naughty . . . will there?

Hmmm, this could be quite a tricksy little elf. You'd better keep your wits about you if you want to make it on to Santa's Nice List!

A fantastically fun and uniquely interactive treat from the creators of There's a Monster in Your Book. Discover a wonderful new Christmas tradition in a book to read again and again.

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Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019

The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch

6 - 8 years
Author: Tom Fletcher

Join William and the Christmasaurus for another festive adventure.

'She is the best-kept Christmas secret of all,' whispered Santa Claus. 'Which is surprising, because she is so powerful that Christmas itself would not exist without her. She is older than time itself, yet still as young as tomorrow. She is known only as the Winter Witch.'

A year has passed since a boy named William Trundle had an incredible adventure with the most extraordinary dinosaur: the Christmasaurus.

Now, William is about to be swept back to the North Pole and meet the icy, mysterious and magical Winter Witch, whose power to control time allows Santa to travel all around the world on Christmas Eve.

And when William learns that the fate of Christmas hangs in the balance, he and the Christmasaurus must risk everything to save it . . .

Full of magic, music, and a friendship like no other, The Christmasaurus and the Winter Witch is the most enchanting Christmas read for the whole family.

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Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019

The Beast of Buckingham Palace

9 - 11 years
Author: David Walliams

It is 2120 and London is in ruins.

The young Prince Alfred has never known a life outside Buckingham Palace but when strange goings-on breach its walls and stalk the corridors in the dead of night, he is thrust into a world of mystery, adventure and monsters.

And when his mother, the Queen, is dragged away to the Tower of London, Alfred must screw up his courage and battle to save her, himself and the entire city.

In a future of myths and legends, join the bestselling David Walliams and venture forth into his most enthralling tale yet!

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Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019

Strange Planet

Young Adult
Author: Nathan Pyle

Based on the phenomenally popular Instagram comic, a hilariously perceptive and hugely addictive look at an alien world not unlike our own

From the mind of New York Times-bestselling author Nathan W. Pyle comes an adorable and profound universe in pink, blue, green, and purple. Since launching on Instagram in Feb 2019, Strange Planet has become a viral sensation - and this book, based on the side-splitting Instagram comic - covers a full life cycle of the alien planet's inhabitants, including milestones such as:

The Emergence Day
Being Gains a Sibling
The Being Family Attains a Beast
The Formal Education of a Being
Celebration of Special Days

With dozens of never-before-seen illustrations in addition to old favorites, Strange Planet offers a sweet and hilarious look at a distant world not all that unlike our own.

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Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019

Let it Snow

Grown Ups
Author: Sue Moorcroft

This Christmas, the villagers of Middledip are off on a very Swiss adventure…

Family means everything to Lily Cortez and her sister Zinnia, and growing up in their non-conventional family unit, they and their two mums couldn’t have been closer.

So it’s a bolt out of the blue when Lily finds her father wasn’t the anonymous one-night stand she’d always believed – and is in fact the result of her mum's reckless affair with a married man.

Confused, but determined to discover her true roots, Lily sets out to find the family she’s never known; an adventure that takes her from the frosted, thatched cottages of Middledip to the snow-capped mountains of Switzerland, via a memorable romantic encounter along the way…

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Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019

Westwind

Grown Ups
Author: Ian Rankin

It always starts with a small lie. That's how you stop noticing the bigger ones.

After his friend suspects something strange going on at the launch facility where they both work - and then goes missing - Martin Hepton doesn't believe the official line of "long-term sick leave"...

Refusing to stop asking questions, he leaves his old life behind, aware that someone is shadowing his every move.

The only hope he has is his ex-girlfriend Jill Watson - the only journalist who will believe his story.

But neither of them can believe the puzzle they're piecing together - or just how shocking the secret is that everybody wants to stay hidden...

A gripping, page-turning suspense masterclass - available in print for the first time in nearly thirty years.

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Mums NI Book Nook - November 2019

Beyond Goodbye

Grown Ups
Author: Zoe Clark-Coates

Beyond Goodbye guides you through your darkest days of suffering and offers hope for your future...

Grief can leave us feeling alone and lost in the world, not knowing where to turn for help. And yet grief is one of the few certainties in life - it is impossible to experience love without suffering loss.

Leading grief expert Zoë Clark-Coates examines the different losses we may endure in our lives, and provides the much-needed support that helps you navigate your own path through loss.

From losing loved ones - parents, partners, children, siblings, family members and friends - to answering the most common questions that are asked in this time of mourning and beyond, Zoe tackles topics that are rarely discussed but essential to address.Beyond Goodbye balances practical advice with personal stories and emotional support. It explores common myths around loss, and offers advice for those supporting the bereaved.Zoe's caring and compassionate guide includes a unique 60 day support plan to guide you on your way.

Beyond Goodbye will be a beacon of hope to all who read it.

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We hope you've enjoyed this months selections. If you've read any of them, let us know in the comments section or on our Facebook Page

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