Griffin Books Recommends- Our Spring Picks


The List of Suspicious Things by Jannie Godfrey

Engrossing and heartwarming in equal measure, The List of Suspicious Things follows best friends Miv and Sharon in the Yorkshire Ripper- era North, as they embark on solving mystery of the disappearing women only to find unanswered questions much closer to home.


A Brief History of the Countryside in 100 Objects by Sally Coulthard

From the author of A Short History of the World According to Sheep comes a deeply fascinating exploration of a fast-vanishing way of life. Rural life is oddly invisible in our historical records, and the stories of many important lives have gone untold for years. In this important book, Sally Coulthard shows how physical artefacts are touchstones that breathe life into its history.


I Am Hattie the Hare by Pam Ayres

Join Hattie the beautiful brown Hare as she leaps from meadow to farm to heath, in this charming tale written in playful rhyme by the much-loved poet Pam Ayres, author of The Last Hedgehog. Bursting with natural and historical facts interwoven throughout the story, and with an information spread at the end that includes tips on where to spot these gentle animals

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