Tin by Pádraig Kenny

Cover illustration by Katie Hickey Christopher only has fleeting snatches of memories before his life at the junkyard with Mr Absalom. He’s the only ‘proper’ boy amidst the rag-tag collection of mechanical children who live there. A terrible accident sparks a chain of events that leave the mechanical friends reeling from an awful truth, as … Continue reading Tin by Pádraig Kenny

The Legend Of Podkin One-Ear by Kieran Larwood

Cover illustration by Fernando Juarez It’s the Eve of Bramblemas when the old bard arrives at Thornwood Warren. The young rabbits are desperate for a tale and the wandering storyteller settles on The Legend Of Podkin One-Ear. But, this isn’t the version with fiery eyes or giants - this version is far closer to the … Continue reading The Legend Of Podkin One-Ear by Kieran Larwood

Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone

Cover illustration by Daniela Terrazzini Trapped inside an enchanted music box by the Ice Queen, Eska spends her days watching Erkenwald, wondering who she is and why her voice is so important. Only when she is released by Flint, a member of the Fur Tribe, does she realise the extent of the Ice Queen’s hold … Continue reading Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone

The Black Dragon (The Mysterium 1) by Julian Sedgwick

Cover illustration by Tom Percival Danny Woo’s life was turned upside down the night of the fire that took his parents life. Since then, he’s been frozen, trying to adjust to life at Ballstone boarding school. When an explosion rips through the corridors, Aunty Laura suggests Danny goes with her to Hong Kong – the … Continue reading The Black Dragon (The Mysterium 1) by Julian Sedgwick

A Far Away Magic by Amy Wilson

Cover illustration by Helen Crawford-White Following the death of her parents, Angel isn’t interested in making friends at her new school until she sees Bavar lurking in the shadows, and he’s as skilled as her at distancing himself from the world. What’s clear is that are both hiding their lives from their peers, Angel her … Continue reading A Far Away Magic by Amy Wilson

Paper Boat For Panda by Celestine & The Hare

February 17th is Random Acts Of Kindness Day - a day to celebrate the little acts that bring joy to others. So, it’s the perfect day to share this wonderful book... Panda loves his toy boat, and sailing it across the kitchen rug. What he really wants though, is to sail across the wide, beautiful … Continue reading Paper Boat For Panda by Celestine & The Hare

The Nothing To See Here Hotel by Steven Butler, illustrated by Steven Lenton

Publication Date: 22 February 2018 Meet Frankie Banister, who lives at The Nothing To See Here Hotel – the ideal holiday destination for magical creatures of all kinds. The hotel has been in Frankie’s family for generations, some of whom live much, much longer than others (that would be down to the fact that some … Continue reading The Nothing To See Here Hotel by Steven Butler, illustrated by Steven Lenton

Hopeless Heroes by Stella Tarakson, illustrated by Nick Roberts

Publication Date: 22nd February 2018 Welcome to my stop on the Hopeless Heroes Blog Tour! The first two books in a new series for younger readers mixing modern day and Ancient Greek Mythology hits bookshops next week, and I was lucky enough to be sent copies of both of them to review... Here Comes Hercules! … Continue reading Hopeless Heroes by Stella Tarakson, illustrated by Nick Roberts

Brightstorm: A Sky-Ship Adventure by Vashti Hardy

Publication Date: 1 March 2018 Cover illustration by George Ermos I was delighted to receive an early review copy of Brightstorm. Within the shiny gold silver envelope, I knew an adventure awaited, but an adventure with a map? Oh wow! Before turning a page, I was able to begin the immersion into a whole new … Continue reading Brightstorm: A Sky-Ship Adventure by Vashti Hardy