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Mag­nif­i­cence by Richard Bar­ber

How do you recog­nise a king? This lav­ishly il­lus­trated book by his­to­rian Richard Bar­ber, and re­leased by Suf­folk pub­lisher, Boy­dell and Brewer, ex­plores how medieval princes pro­claimed their spe­cial sta­tus. The his­to­rian Ali­son Weir says of the book: “It is stun­ning, in every re­spect, and will be the gold stan­dard in its sub­ject for years to come.”

Margery Spring Rice by Lucy Pol­lard

Margery was the niece of El­iz­a­beth Gar­rett An­der­son and Mil­li­cent Fawcett and started the sec­ond birth con­trol clinic, af­ter Marie Stopes, in Lon­don. Margery lived lo­cally in Iken Hall, near Woodbridge and was the author’s grand­mother. This is the first bi­og­ra­phy of her.

The Babysit­ter by Phoebe Mor­gan

Thriller writer, Phoebe Mor­gan grew up in Suf­folk and, for the first time, has set her lat­est novel here. This new mur­der mys­tery takes place in Woodbridge and Ip­swich. An ar­rest causes the lives of two fam­i­lies to col­lide. What se­crets are they hid­ing, and where is the baby?


The Great God­den by Meg Rosoff

A won­der­ful, es­capist com­ing-ofage novel, it tells of one fam­ily, one sum­mer on hol­i­day by the coast. It’s the lat­est book by the much-loved Meg Rosoff, who has a home in Suf­folk.

The Um­brella Mouse to the Res­cue by Anna Fargher

This is the se­quel to the ac­claimed de­but for mid­dle grade read­ers by Suf­folk author, Anna Fargher. Now Pip, the Um­brella Mouse, is work­ing with a band of an­i­mals sup­port­ing the ef­forts of the French Re­sis­tance in the Sec­ond World War.

Live on­line sto­ry­telling is one ser­vice be­ing of­fered by Suf­folk LI­braries dur­ing the Coro­n­avirus lock­down

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