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Year 2

Autumn 

Sarah Gibb’s elegant artwork brings Grimms’ classic tale alive in this exquisite picture book re-telling that no child’s library should be without.

 

"Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your golden hair!"

 

Beautiful Rapunzel is locked away in a tall, tall tower, visited only by the little creatures of the forest and the witch who has imprisoned her. Until one day a handsome prince passing by on his horse is transfixed by the magical sound of Rapunzel singing to her animal friends, and knows he must reach her…

 

Can true love transform Rapunzel's life for ever?

Spring 

 

New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Rosa Parks, ' The Mother of the Freedom Movement', in this inspiring story. In this true story of an inspiring civil rights activist, Rosa Parks grew up during segregation in Alabama, but she was taught to respect herself and stand up for her rights. In 1955, Rosa refused to give up her seat to a white man on a segregated bus, sparking the Montgomery Bus Boycott. Her decision had a huge impact on civil rights, eventually leading to the end of segregation on public transport. With stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, this empowering series celebrates the important life stories of wonderful women of the world. From designers and artists to scientists, all of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream. These books make the lives of these role models accessible for children, providing a powerful message to inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world!

Summer

Katie Morag, is always up to SOMETHING. . . Whether she's mixed up in a parcel-posting problem; having bright ideas to help Grannie Island out of a spot of sheep trouble or planning the best wedding ever, children's favourite Katie Morag McColl guarantees a story to cherish! 

 

When workmen arrive on the Isle of Struay to build a grand new pier, everyone looks forward to the changes it will bring to island life. But little does Katie Morag know that she has a very special contribution of her own to make. . .

 

A new pier is being built on Struay and everyone, especially Katie Morag, is very excited. The Islanders can't wait for all the changes they are sure the new pier will bring ...But there is one person who's not so sure. Granny Island is worried that the old ways will be lost for ever ...Find out what the new pier really brings in this classic Katie Morag adventure.

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