How To Grow And Eat Monster Vegetables by M.P. Robertson

Meet James, and his grandchildren, as he passes on his years of wisdom growing, showing and eating Monster Vegetables. From soil types and tools of the trade to pests and free range dragons, this is the ultimate guide to surviving the most exciting and potentially deadly kind of gardening. Perfect for Halloween and harvest, fiction … Continue reading How To Grow And Eat Monster Vegetables by M.P. Robertson

The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould

Cover and internal illustrations by Chris Mould When Truth Pixie was small, her Great Aunt Julia cast a spell which means she can only ever tell the truth. And that’s a good thing, right? Wrong! Lonely and miserable, the Truth Fairy has upset her family and friends with her truths to the point she rarely … Continue reading The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould

Father Christmas And Me by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould

Amelia Wishart is finding that life in Elfhelm isn’t as easy as she thought it would be. Of course, it’s better than living in the orphanage in London and being a chimney sweep, but, she just doesn’t feel as though she fits in. She’s different. She might not be the only human, but she is … Continue reading Father Christmas And Me by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould

How to Write a Good Goodie and a Bad Baddie by P.G. Bell

I am delighted to welcome P.G. Bell, author of The Train To Impossible Places, to my blog today to talk about writing characters, good and bad... When I first sat down to write The Train To Impossible Places, I was determined that it wouldn't have a villain. After all, I reasoned, if Hiyao Miyazaki could … Continue reading How to Write a Good Goodie and a Bad Baddie by P.G. Bell

The Train To Impossible Places by P.G. Bell

Cover and internal illustrations by Flavia Sorrentino When Suzy is woken by strange noises in the middle of the night, her logical brain struggles to take in what she is seeing. Train tracks running through her house! And so begins Suzy’s adventure aboard the Impossible Postal Service, and she’s not even wearing her best pyjamas! … Continue reading The Train To Impossible Places by P.G. Bell

Snowglobe by Amy Wilson

Usually lost in her daydreams, Clementine spends her days at school alone, ignoring the bully who declared her weird at first sight, and has singled her out for his malicious attention since. Until the day she snaps. She has no idea how she pushed her tormentor away, and is baffled by the family secret Pa … Continue reading Snowglobe by Amy Wilson