'This is a book that both children and adults will find exciting. They will love reading about all kinds of libraries in this book, libraries grand and humble, ancient and modern. These libraries come in all shapes and forms, beautiful and stately, ramshackle and precious. There are many non-fiction books for children that are flooding the market but books like these bring commentary, nuance and compelling narration. There are stories to be uncovered from the library. Read library stories from the past and the present, from how artists and conservators tried to unroll and revive the Herculaneum scrolls to the cave library in Mogaoku in China. Find out about libraries on boats, horseback libraries, secret libraries, human libraries, community libraries and libraries for children from marginalized communities. A must-read!