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We love to celebrate the best in children and young people's literature so each month we choose a

Book of a Month to share with you!

Our Book of the Month for April is debut picture book

The Wardrobe Monster written and illustrated by Bryony Thomson.


What’s that knocking sound coming from the wardrobe? Every night, it makes Dora and her toy friends afraid to go to bed and every morning they are grumpy through lack of sleep.  Eventually they summon the courage to face their fear together and open the wardrobe door....


This delightful picture book features endearing characters, unique and vibrant illustrations, with a universal theme at its heart.  We can all remember being afraid at night time and this story will reassure even the most timid of young readers, reminding them that with a little help from friends and lots of bravery, they can face anything.  Review and blog tour guest post coming soon!

Find out more at www.oldbarnbooks.com.

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