Fforde's books are noted for their profusion of literary allusions and wordplay, tightly scripted plots, and playfulness with the conventions of traditional genres. His works usually contain elements of parody and fantasy, and none of his books has a chapter 13.
Settling the kids down for bedtime is easy when you have one of these books to read to them. A list of the most popular children's picture books, as recommended by Southwark library users and staff.
Here are 11 great albums released in the first half of 2014 that you might like to investigate further (it was going to be 10 albums but we were gripped by indecision...). List compiled by Southwark Libraries.
This booklist from Southwark libraries features some of the greatest time travel novels ever written. At the end of the list there is a selection of non fiction titles to help you build your own time machine...
Some wonderful fiction recommended by Southwark library staff. This is the 2012 booklist featuring titles recommended by: Alice; Bex; Brian; Chrissy; Christine; Collin; Dave; Emma; Irene; Jenni; Jeremy; Lucy; Luke E; Luke G; Mark; Mike; Nell; Paul; Rahela; Sheila; Simon; Sofia; Stephen; Ruth; Teresa; Wendy; Zubeyr.
Southwark Libraries challenge 12 to 17s to read four books during the summer and get the chance to win an Android mini tablet. It's all part of 'The Mythical Maze', hence the titles in our booklist. Register for the challenge, read from our list or choose any other 4 books from the library and have your chance to win the prize. Running at all Southwark Libraries from 12 July to Sunday 7 September 2014.
Some wonderful fiction recommended by Southwark library staff. This is the 2013 list featuring titles recommended by: Anita; Bex; Brian; Dave; Deniz; Ione; Joe; John; Karen; Kate; Mark; Mike; Rachel; Sheila; Teresa; Zubeyr.
A booklist from Southwark Libraries featuring some of the funniest novels ever written...