Tuesday, 22 September 2020 New Books out in September!

Blog | New Book Release

September is one of our favourite months at Lion Hudson — the crisp chill in the air reminding you of warm apple cider and conker-hunting, digging out thick woolly jumpers, new pencil cases and notebooks for school, and of course who can forget the books!

And what a fabulous month for books! Take a look below at all of our delightful new reads — from interactive, water-proof bath books for babies to gripping Lion Fiction adventures, there's sure to be a book every member of the family will enjoy.

Happy Browsing!

New Children's Books:

For 0-2 years:

God Creates the World

Bubbles: Bath Book

Monica Pierazzi Mitri

This simple and colourful bath book is perfect for sharing during bath time to encourage chatting about all the stars, plants, and animals that God has made, Adam and Eve, and God saving Noah and the ark full of animals. An exciting book for bath time for little hands to spot things and explore. The Bubbles series of bath books are water-proof, non-toxic, completely baby safe and they float.

Bible Stories

Bubbles: Bath Book

Monica Pierazzi Mitri

This simple and colourful bath book is perfect for sharing during bath time to encourage chatting about David and Goliath, and Jonah and Daniel in the lion’s den. An exciting book for bath time for little hands to spot things and explore. The Bubbles series of bath books are water-proof, non-toxic, completely baby safe and they float.

Stories of Jesus

Crinkles: Cloth Book

Monica Pierazzi Mitri

Have interactive fun with baby and very young children introducing three popular stories that Jesus told. This simple and colourful tactile cloth book is perfect for sharing during storytime to encourage chatting about the finding of the lost sheep, the return of the lost son, and the good Samaritan. An exciting book for story time for little hands to spot things and explore.

For 3-5 years:

99 Stories from the Bible

Juliet David, Elina Ellis

A collection of 99 Bible Stories illustrated in bright colours. Each story is told across a double page spread and there is a mixture of full page art and spot illustrations throughout the book. Following the Bible narrative, the stories start with At the Beginning, and cover a wide variety of stories: including, Samuel Listens, Esther, A Blind Man Sees, and Jesus Walks on the Lake, right through to One Day Jesus Will Return.

For 5 + years:

Where Do I Come From?

Bob Hartman

Amazing, magnificent, one-of-a-kind you! Celebrate how you are created by God through a clever set of instructions, DNA, and how this connects you with the big family of living things through God's imaginative and creative plan. Trace the passing on of DNA, starting from you back to the beginning of God's creation of the universe. Discover and wonder at your place in the world, and reflect on the responsibility of looking after God's creation.

The Lion Picture Puzzle Activity Bible

Peter Martin, Len Epstein

The companion activity book to the fabulously fun picture puzzle book The Lion Picture Puzzle Bible. Colour in the black and white line drawings of enlarged sections from the original illustrations, and complete the puzzles on each page. Includes mazes, spot the difference, and search and find. Ingeniously detailed scenes can now be personalised with your own unique flair!

The Tigers in the Tower

Julia Golding

"A Little Princess – with tigers!" Ally Sherrick, award-winning author of Black Powder After sickness steals Sahira's parents from her, Sarhira finds herself confined to a miserable and dangerous London orphanage. Despite her heartache and the threats she faces, Sahira is determined to carry out her father’s last request – to protect God’s beautiful creatures: her tigers. To do so, Sahira must set out on an adventure and use all her powers of persuasion to engage the help of some new friends along the way.

New Books for Adults:

In the Shadow of the Shahs

Finding Unexpected Grace

Farifteh V. Robb

This is the fascinating and moving story of a woman’s journey between two cultures – her Persian Muslim heritage and her Christian life in Scotland. It describes the challenges she faced in an Iran torn apart by political turmoil, and in her new life in the UK. Written with passion, candid reflection, and a gentle wit, this is the story of a life lived in faith in a multicultural world.

The Easter Sepulchre

The Chronicles of Hugh de Singleton, Surgeon

Mel Starr

Keeping watch over the Easter Sepulchre, where the Host and crucifix are stored between Good Friday and Easter Sunday, is considered a privilege. So, it is shocking when it is discovered that Odo, the priest’s clerk, has abandoned his post. But as the hours pass and Odo is not found, Hugh de Singleton is called upon. It is Hugh that finds the dried blood before the altar, and fear grows for the missing man… Will Hugh be called upon to investigate another murder, or will the will the man be found hale and hearty?

Murder, Forgotten

Deb Richardson-Moore

Julianna Burke, bestselling mystery novelist, has a secret. She is losing her memory, and with it, her powerful gift for storytelling that propelled her to fame. A further devastating blow comes when Connor, Julianna’s beloved husband, is murdered. Even this is not something Julianna’s mind can hold on to, and every day her assistant has to break the heart-wrenching news all over again. Julianna is desperate to know what happened to her husband. As she battles her failing mind to investigate, a detail of the murder surfaces that makes Julianna question everything she’s ever known. Somehow she must fight to find the truth, even though her grip on reality is fading…