Luna Loves Library Day

Luna Loves Library Day

Luna Loves Library Day
Joseph Coelho

Andersen Press Ltd

ISBN 9781783445486

Luna loves library day: that's the day she spends with her dad. Exploring the shelves they find magic, mystery and even start to mend their own history. An inspiring story from one of the UK's greatest up-and-coming poets for children, captured in all its flights of fancy by newcomer Fiona Lumbers.

Librarian's Book choice

When it is Luna's library day she remembers to take her books to return, her library card and book bag. She looks forward to all the adventures she will find on the shelves and between the covers of the books, but best of all is seeing Dad.

Library day is the day that she spends with him; he's always there, waiting with his head in a book. Together they discover books large and small about dinosaurs, bugs and magic tricks. Dad knows how to disappear and Luna would especially like to learn how to bring him back. They share a book about the place dad grew up in, as well as a fairy tale, which echoes the relationship between Luna's Mum and Dad, and they share lots of hugs.

This is a gentle, joyous and inspiring celebration of all that is to be found in libraries, from magic to information, refuge and memories. Luna and her father clearly enjoy their visits to the library where they can bond over books to enjoy together. The inclusion of a book within a book adds an extra element to discover, along with the quirky additions to the library shelves!

This is an ideal readaloud as an introduction to libraries and the wonderful world of books.

Picture book / Ages 4+ / Reviewed by Jayne Gould, librarian.