Library Adventures: Rainforest

Imagined by children, created by Kirklees Libraries.

Library Adventures is a free, year-round reading for pleasure programme for children aged 4-11.

Libraries across Kirklees will host 6 exciting themes chosen by the children of Kirklees.

Animal Planet. Magical Lands. Oceans. Rainforest. Space Explorers. Spooky.

Updated June 19, 2024
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One day on our blue planet ... in the rainforest
Bailey, Ella
Paper Book
From breakfast to dinner, dusk to dawn, children will love spending the day with this curious young spider monkey. The series focused on the way our young animal friends spend a day continues with an adventurous spider monkey exploring the bustling rainforest of South America with...
Where the forest meets the sea
Baker, Jeannie.
Paper Book
Beautiful collage illustrations take the reader on an extraordinary visual journey to a primeval wilderness, which like so many others is now threatened. "My father says there has been a forest here for over a hundred million years," Jeannie Baker's young protagonist tells us, and we...
Where's the elephant?
Paper Book
A simple game of hide-and-seek takes on a new dimension as a growing city encroaches on the jungle the animals call home. Where's the elephant? Where's the parrot? Where's the snake? And wait a minute -- where are all the trees? Where will the elephant, parrot, and snake go now?...
Leap frog
Clarke, Jane
Paper Book
What's that noise? The jungle can be a scary place for a tiny tree frog like Felix, and all the strange noises are making him a little bit jumpy. Help Felix find a safe place -- and perhaps a special someone -- so he can nod off for a peaceful sleep.
The explorer
Rundell, Katherine; Horn, Hannah
Paper Book
Parents' Choice Recommended From Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner Katherine Rundell comes an exciting new novel about a group of kids who must survive in the Amazon after their plane crashes. Fred, Con, Lila, and Max are on their way back to England from Manaus...
Super sloth
Starling, Robert
Paper Book
Super Sloth isn't fast. He can't fly. But he is very, very good at moving slowly and looking just like a greenish bit of tree. When his archenemy Anteater makes off with some prize mangoes, Super Sloth vows to save the day . . . eventually! From the creator of critically acclaimed...
Saving Sorya - Chang and the Sun Bear
Trang, Nguyen Thi Thu
Paper Book
* "Perfect for animal-loving fans of Katherine Applegate's The One and Only Ivan and Rosanne Parry's A Wolf Called Wander."--School Library Journal, starred review An ALA Top Ten and Eisner-nominated middle grade graphic novel adventure based on a true story,...

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