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”

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”