THERE are medals and certificates to be won at Redditch Library this summer for children aged under 12, writes Mia Townsend.
By taking part in the summer reading challenge, the youngsters can earn themselves a medal and a certificate by reading at least six books.
For the older generation who prefer a more serious tone, multi-million selling thriller writer James Patterson’s novels have been flying off the shelves in both Redditch library and bookshops thanks to his most recent publication ‘The President is Missing’.
Co-written with former U.S. president Bill Clinton, the novel revolves around modern day America, where the president becomes the suspect of a threat – and then vanishes.
The novel is claimed to be the ‘most dramatic thriller in decades’ and provides a page-turning experience for fans.
For younger readers or those young at heart, Redditch Library reports that the world famous Harry Potter still keeps his spot as the top-read book for children, along with the works of popular author Roald Dahl.
Staff said their detailed and diverse characters create amusement that shines through all of their novels and are an incredible read for children.