Fangs And Feasts In Transratania by Geronimo Stilton

Running The Rodent’s Gazette is a full time job for Geronimo Stilton, prize winning journalist. But, when his cousin, Trap, calls in the middle of the night from a castle in Transratania and the line goes dead, it doesn’t take much persuasion from his sister, Thea, to dash to the rescue. After all, Transratania is … Continue reading Fangs And Feasts In Transratania by Geronimo Stilton

I Killed Father Christmas by Anthony McGowan, illustrated by Chris Riddell

It’s Christmas Eve, but Jo-Jo isn’t sleeping. He’s sat upstairs listening to his parents arguing and it’s all his fault. If only he hadn’t been so greedy, Father Christmas would still be alive! Jo-Jo does the only thing he can; he pulls off his pillow cases, sorts through his toys, borrows a coat and sets … Continue reading I Killed Father Christmas by Anthony McGowan, illustrated by Chris Riddell

When resilience runs out…

It’s been one of those weeks. Actually, it’s been one of those weeks for quite a while. Words like cancer and early onset have been used regularly. Words that are out of my control, things I can’t fix. There are things in school that have drained my reserves too. I will readily admit I’m not … Continue reading When resilience runs out…

Worry Angels by Sita Brahmachari, illustrated by Jane Rae

When Amy-May’s parents split up, she has to leave her life at Clay Cottage behind; the garden, homeschooling, and the sea that sings her to sleep. While she moves to the city with her mum, her dad moves to a ramshackle house high in the hills. The never ending worries grow and grow, and the … Continue reading Worry Angels by Sita Brahmachari, illustrated by Jane Rae

Being Miss Nobody by Tamsin Winter

Moving to secondary school can be a daunting prospect for any child, but for Rosalind it’s terrifying. It’s not as if her selective mutism is just going to disappear over summer, however much therapy she has. Sick of the constant bullying which is making every day a misery, Rosalind takes to the anonymity of social … Continue reading Being Miss Nobody by Tamsin Winter