Collection Highlights

Find out more about some of the collections we hold

The Giant Alexander

Discover the popular creation of Frank Herrmann & George Him

Diana Wynne Jones

One of the most influential writers of fantasy for children

Leila Berg

Celebrate her legacy, and explore her fascinating archive.

Enid Blyton

One of the most prolific authors of all time...

Eva Ibbotson

Find out more about this award-winning local author and her fantastic books!

David Almond

Find out more about this award-winning local author

Judith Kerr

An extraordinary life in pictures...

Robert Westall

Another award-winning local author!

Philip Pullman

Discover the writer behind His Dark Materials

Kaye Webb

Find out more about the legendary editor of Puffin Books