Five to Look Out for in 2022!

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We made it! 2021 has again been a year like no other. This year, more than ever, we have appreciated escaping into books time and time again. What were your favourite reads in 2021? What are you looking forward to reading in the new year?

Here’s our Five to Look Out For in 2022…

Five to Look Out For: Grown Ups

Wish You Were Here by Jodi Picoult.

The Last Bookshop in London by Madeline Martin.

Rise by Maliha Abidi.

A Night at the Frost Fair by Emma Carroll.

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus.



Five to Look Out For: Secondary

Hedgewitch by Skye McKenna.

The Wondrous Prune by Ellie Clements.

We Are Your Children: A History of

LGBTQ+ Activism by David Roberts.

The Last Whale by Chris Vick.

The Balloon Thief by Aneesa Marufu.


Five to Look Out For: Primary

Big Hedgehog and Little Hedgehog: Take An Evening Stroll by Britta Teckentrup.

The Boys by Lauren Ace.

Elisabeth and the Box of Colours by Katherine Woodfine.

The Missing Piece by Jordan Stephens.

What Do You See When You Look At a Tree? by Emma Carlisle.


Five to Look Out For: Baby and Toddler

The Every Baby Book by Fran Preston-Gannon.

Frank and Bert by Chris Naylor-Ballesteros.

Mole’s Spectacles by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Change Starts with Us by Sophie Beer.

Get Together by Miguel Ordonez.