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Thursday 31 October 2013

Book List: Libraries

Libraries are free and fabulous, and they can open up whole new worlds. These picture books show how that’s possible, and will introduce young children to the concept, helping to excite them about books and libraries.

Maisy Goes to the Library by Lucy Cousins, Walker Books, $11.95, 9781406306965

Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen and Kevin Hawkes, Candlewick Press, $16.99, 9780763637842

Quiet! There’s a Canary in the Library by Don Freeman, Puffin Books, $19.99, 9780142414521

Biblioburro by Jeanette Winter, Beach Lane Books, $30.99, 9781416997788

Library Mouse by Daniel Kirk, Harry N. Abrams Inc, $28.99, 9780810993464

The Library Dragon by Carmin Agra Deedy and Michael P. White, Peachtree Publications, $30.99, 9781561450916

Miss Dorothy and her Bookmobile by Gloria Houston, Harper Collins, $26.99, 9780060291556

The Lonely Book by Kate Bernheimer and Chris Sheban, Schwartz & Wade Books, $32.99, 9780375862267

The Librarian of Basra by Jeanette Winter, Harcourt Children's Books, $23.99, 9780152054458