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Book of the Month

Silver Sparrow From the Winner of the Women's Prize for Fiction, 2019

This is the story of a man's deception, a family's complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle. James Witherspoon has two families, one public, the other a closely guarded secret. But when his daughters meet and form a friendship, only one of them knows the truth. Theirs is a relationship destined to explode.

Silver Sparrow is the stunning new novel from the critically acclaimed winner of the 2019 Women's Prize for Fiction, one of the most important writers of her generation.

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Children's Book of the Month

The Lost Spells

Kindred in spirit to The Lost Words but fresh in its form, The Lost Spells is a pocket-sized treasure that introduces a beautiful new set of natural spell-poems and artwork by beloved creative duo Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris.

Written to be read aloud, painted in brushstrokes that call to the forest, field, riverbank and also to the heart, The Lost Spells summons back what is often lost from sight and care, teaching the names of everyday species, and inspiring its readers to attention, love and care.

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Author of the Month

Sam McBratney

Sam McBratney was born in Northern Ireland in 1943. Over the years, Sam wrote more than 100 books and scripts, the most famous of which is Guess How Much I Love You, illustrated by Anita Jeram and first published in 1994. Within four months of publication, Guess How Much I Love You sold 150,000 copies, going on to become and remain an international sensation and a perennial classic, beloved by children and adults alike all around the world.

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