WishYouWas – Alexandra Page

Published By: Bloomsbury ChildrenPages: 288Released On: 30/09/2021 It’s 1952 in smog-shrouded London. Christmas might be fast approaching, but with her mum away and Uncle Frank busy running the post office, Penny Black is lonelier than ever. All that changes when Penny discovers a small, fluffy, funny, springy and – most importantly – talking creature in the postContinue reading “WishYouWas – Alexandra Page”

Christmas Treats – Enid Blyton

Published By: Hodder ChildrenPages: 352Released On: 05/10/2017 Delight in the magic of Christmas with this bumper collection of short stories from the world’s best-loved storyteller! Perfect for children aged 5 and up! This hugely popular short story collection, first published in 2017, is back with a shiny new cover… Curl up with this collection ofContinue reading “Christmas Treats – Enid Blyton”

The Miraculous Sweetmakers: The Frost Fair – Natasha Hastings

Published By: Harper CollinsPages: 400Released On: 27/10/2022 It’s a cold winter during the Great Frost of 1683. Thomasina and Anne are the best of friends, one running her father’s sweet shop and the other the apprentice at the family apothecary – together they sell their goods on the frozen River Thames. When a family tragedyContinue reading “The Miraculous Sweetmakers: The Frost Fair – Natasha Hastings”

The Big Christmas Bake – Fiona Barker

Published By: QuartoPages: 32Released On: 04/10/2022 Starting with the partridge and its gift of dried fruit, this rhyming story includes all of the familiar characters from the song as they all contribute to the baking of the magnificent Twelfth Night cake. At the end of the story, there is a recipe included to bake your own cake at home,Continue reading “The Big Christmas Bake – Fiona Barker”

The Grumpus: And His Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan – Alex T. Smith

Published By: Pan MacmillanPages: 176Released On: 29/09/2022 Do you know about The Grumpus? And his Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan? And about the Awful Thing that happened at the North Pole on Christmas Eve? Perhaps I should tell you about it . . This heartwarming story follows the adventures of an unlikely hero as he journeysContinue reading “The Grumpus: And His Dastardly, Dreadful Christmas Plan – Alex T. Smith”

The October Witches – Jennifer Claessen

Published By: UclanPages: 352Released Ln: 09/09/2022 There’s so much to love about October – Halloween, pumpkin everything and MAGIC. Especially magic. But for nervous young witch Clemmie, this October might see the stars descend on her for the first time, bringing with them a whole month of chaotic new power. She’s spent twelve years watchingContinue reading “The October Witches – Jennifer Claessen”

Spellboda – J.C Clarke

Published By: The Book GuildPages: 288Released On: 28/09/2021 Trust, belief and a little magic… then maybe they could both fly free. Since Trevor’s mum died, his dad can barely look at him without yelling. Home is awful, school is worse. People just let you down, and Trevor only talks to Mrs. Bingo-Wings, his mum’s cat.Continue reading “Spellboda – J.C Clarke”

Poppy Loves Devon – Gillian Young

Published By: MatadorPages: 240Released On: 24/05/2022 Poppy wants to befriend anything that moves, but she’s never successful. It seems all the other animals find her too big, loud and boisterous. Dad is convinced she needs a playmate, but Poppy’s unsure. She enjoys the fuss and attention from her family so much, she is not willingContinue reading “Poppy Loves Devon – Gillian Young”

Hetty and the Battle of the Books – Anna James

Published By: Barrington StokePages: 104Released On: 07/07/2022 The library is Hetty’s very favourite place in school, and since falling out with her best friends Ali, Mei and Rocket she’s been spending even more time there. So she’s absolutely horrified when she learns that her head teacher is planning to close it down, claiming there aren’tContinue reading “Hetty and the Battle of the Books – Anna James”

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”