Each month we pick three new children's books that we think stand out from the herd, books that are destined to become the classics for this generation and generations to come. We choose one to suit toddlers and pre-schoolers, one to suit early readers, and one to suit confident readers.
Here's a selection of previous Dubray Favourites choices:
Dubray Teen Reccommended read. An unforgettable story of friendship, self-belief and love. Amber, Maali, Sky and Rose are not like everyone else and they don't want to be. Becoming friends gives them the courage to be themselves.
Crow has lived her whole life on a tiny, starkly beautiful island. Her only companions are Osh, the man who rescued her from a washed-up skiff as a baby and raised her, and Miss Maggie, their neighbour across the sandbar.
DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ The thrillingly weird, scary and funny new novel from the author of multimillion-copy bestseller Holes. A story of friendship, bullying, secrets - and toxic, itchy, awful fuzzy mud.
A DUBRAY BOOKS CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE MONTH Eddie is pretty certain nowhere could be more small-town, more boring, and more inconsequential than his home town of the Wellcome Valley. Unfortunately, he is about to be proved spectacularly wrong. Eddie's problems start with the arrival of Scarlett, a new girl in town who seems rather too confident and mysterious for your average schoolgirl.
DUBRAY CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE MONTH. Annabelle has lived in Wolf Hollow all her life: a quiet place, still scarred by two world wars. But when cruel, manipulative Betty arrives in town, Annabelle's calm world is shattered. When Betty accuses gentle loner Toby - a traumatised ex-soldier - of a terrible act, Annabelle knows he's innocent. Then Betty disappears...