February 2017 – Recommended Reads

Chicken Nugget

Chicken Nugget by Michelle Robinson

About the book:

When Nugget’s long-lost-cousin Franz turns up, all isn’t quite as it seems. There’s definitely something fishy – or foxy – about this chicken. This is Nugget’s chance to save the day, because sometimes the bravest hero of all is just a little chicken. Chicken Nugget is a hilarious new picture book by Michelle Robinson and Tom McLaughlin.

My name is Nugget. Chicken Nugget. This is my family. I’m the smallest. And when you’re the smallest, nobody ever listens.

 

Michael Morpurgo An Eagle in the Snow Paperback Release 960x710An Eagle in the Snow by Michael Morpurgo

About the book:

“A real pager turner set during World War One revolving around a boy and his Mum on a train being told a story by a stranger.”

A ‘what if’ story based on a true life events. Barney is leaving Coventry for Cornwall with his mum after their house has been destroyed in the Blitz. There’s no escape from Hitler however, and their train is attacked by a Messerschmitt forcing it to stop in a tunnel for safety. It’s pitch-black and Barney is scared of the dark. To distract him, the other passenger in the carriage tells him about his best friend, Billy Byron, famous in the First World War as the most decorated private soldier.

 

artemis fowlArtemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer

About the book:

There’s a new master criminal on the scene, 12 year old Artemis Fowl. Kidnapping a fairy starts out easy for Artemis, but he soon discovers he’s taken captive Captain Holly Short. She’s part of an armed and extremely dangerous LEPrecon Unit. Artemis should be able to handle things as long as they play by the rules …