A Head Full of Magic – Sarah Morrell

Published By: Hashtag PressPages: 208Released On: 25/04/2022 Fleur is used to balancing her two different cultures from her English Mum to her West Indian Nan, but when she discovers that she can talk to animals she finds herself in a whole new world! Can her new powers help her take down Celeste ’The Best’, theContinue reading “A Head Full of Magic – Sarah Morrell”

The Blitz Bus – Glen Blackwell

Published By: Zoetrope BooksPages: 230Released On: 04/09/2021 Emmie let out a huge sob – “It’s not a film set”, she cried. She held onto Jack for a moment, then took a step back, closed her eyes and shouted – “WHERE AM I?” When Jack and Emmie suddenly find themselves transported back to London in 1940,Continue reading “The Blitz Bus – Glen Blackwell”

Julia and the Shark – Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Illustrator: Tom de FrestonPublished By: OrionPages: 224Released On: 02/09/2021 “The shark was beneath my bed, growing large as the room, large as the lighthouse, rising from unfathomable depths until it ripped the whole island from its roots. The bed was a boat, that shark a tide, and it pulled me so far out to seaContinue reading “Julia and the Shark – Kiran Millwood Hargrave”

The Christmas Pig – JK Rowling

Published By: Little Brown Books for Young ReadersPages: 320Released On: 12/10/2021 One boy and his toy are about to change everything… Jack loves his childhood toy, Dur Pig. DP has always been there for him, through good and bad. Until one Christmas Eve something terrible happens – DP is lost. But Christmas Eve is aContinue reading “The Christmas Pig – JK Rowling”

The Girl Who Saved Christmas – Matt Haig

Published By: CanongatePages: 329Released On: 03/11/2016 If magic has a beginning, can it also have an end? When Amelia wants a wish to come true she knows just the man to ask – Father Christmas. But the magic she wants to believe in is starting to fade, and Father Christmas has more than impossible wishesContinue reading “The Girl Who Saved Christmas – Matt Haig”

Toby and the Silver Blood Witches – Sally Doherty

Published By: Soaring SkiesPages: 225Released On: 07/07/2021 A sinister plot.A secret city in the sky. A boy with an impossible choice. Twelve year old Toby has little time for friends or football since his mum fell ill. All he wants is to stay at home and keep an eye on her. But mysterious things areContinue reading “Toby and the Silver Blood Witches – Sally Doherty”

Dog Tales – Penelope Rich

Published By: ArcturusPages: 96 Date Published: 01/08/2021Date Read: 10/07/2021 Dogs really are man’s best friend – and we can prove it! In this uplifting, beautifully illustrated book, readers will discover the incredible true stories of talented, brave, and daring dogs whose exploits have made them world-famous. These tales of canine courage, loyalty and intelligence willContinue reading “Dog Tales – Penelope Rich”

Shakespeare’s Stories by Samantha Newman

Published: ArcturusPages: 128Date published: 01/08/2021Date read: 10/07/2021 This beautifully illustrated compendium brings the Bard’s timeless tales to life for a younger generation, with wit and panache. Sam Newman’s cleverly reworked text retains many of Shakespeare’s own inimitable turns of phrase, while simplifying and clarifying the language to make stories accessible to children. Khoa Le’s opulentContinue reading “Shakespeare’s Stories by Samantha Newman”

The Ickabog – J.K Rowling

Published by: Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersPages: 282Date released: 20/11/2020Date read: 13/02/2021 Once upon a time there was a tiny kingdom called Cornucopia, as rich in happiness as it was in gold, and famous for its food. From the delicate cream cheeses of Kurdsburg to the Hopes-of-Heaven pastries of Chouxville, each was so deliciousContinue reading “The Ickabog – J.K Rowling”