Monster Slayer: A Beowulf Tale by Brian Patten, illustrated by Chris Riddell

Publication Date: 15 January 2020 The Blurb One dark night, the sound of music and singing wakes a terrible monster from his sleep in a foul swamp... Warrior after warrior comes to slay the monster, but no one can outwit Grendel. Only the great hero Beowulf stands a chance, but even he is not prepared … Continue reading Monster Slayer: A Beowulf Tale by Brian Patten, illustrated by Chris Riddell

The Kid Who Came From Space by Ross Welford

Publication Date: 9 January 2020 The Blurb A small village in the wilds of Northumberland is rocked by the disappearance of twelve-year-old Tammy. Only her twin brother, Ethan, knows she is safe – and the extraordinary truth of where she is. It is a secret he must keep, or risk never seeing her again. But … Continue reading The Kid Who Came From Space by Ross Welford

No Ballet Shoes In Syria by Catherine Bruton

Publication Date: 25 April 2019 The Blurb Aya is eleven years old and has just arrived in Britain with her mum and baby brother, seeking asylum from war in Syria. When Aya stumbles across a local ballet class, the formidable dance teacher spots her exceptional talent and believes that Aya has the potential to earn … Continue reading No Ballet Shoes In Syria by Catherine Bruton

Dougal Daley I’m Phenomenal by Jackie Marchant, illustrated by Loretta Schauer

Publication Date: 15 October 2018 The Blurb In the third book in the series, Dougal finds that making money isn’t quite as easy as he thinks. In fact it causes him more trouble than it’s worth as he gets caught up in a fast-paced adventure that he finds impossible to control. There’s the mysterious Igor … Continue reading Dougal Daley I’m Phenomenal by Jackie Marchant, illustrated by Loretta Schauer

White Fox by Chen Jiatong illustrated by Viola Wang

Publication Date: 5 September 2019 The Blurb A young white fox called Dilah returns home to find his mother gravely injured. Before she dies, she tells him about a treasure with the power to make animals human. The clues to its location are contained in a moonstone buried beneath their den. But wicked blue foxes … Continue reading White Fox by Chen Jiatong illustrated by Viola Wang

Claire: Justice Ninja by Joe Brady and Kate Ashwin

Publication Date: 12 October 2019 The Blurb Claire is the world’s first and only JUSTICE NINJA! She’s on a mission to set the world to rights. Rubbish litterers – Binned! Loud motorbikes – Silenced! School bullies – Defeated! Justice never sleeps – not when Claire’s about. She’s taking down wrongdoers, NINJA-STYLE! Evil councillors, gum spitters … Continue reading Claire: Justice Ninja by Joe Brady and Kate Ashwin

Boot: The Rusty Rescue by Shane Hegarty, illustrated by Ben Mantle

Publication Date: 20 February 2020 The Blurb Toy robot Boot has come a long way since it woke up in a scrapyard with only two and a half glitchy memories. It has a home with its robot pals in an abandoned amusement arcade, and has discovered what true happiness is – although it’s still not … Continue reading Boot: The Rusty Rescue by Shane Hegarty, illustrated by Ben Mantle

Empire’s End A Roman Story by Leila Rasheed

The Blurb When, Camilla, a young North African girl travels with her mother and father from Leptis Magna to Rome in 207 AD, she believes that she is going to the centre of the world. But just a few months later, the little family is dispatched to the very edge of it: Britannica. Tragedy strikes … Continue reading Empire’s End A Roman Story by Leila Rasheed

The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie Anderson

The Blurb Found abandoned in a bear cave as a baby, 12-year-old Yanka has always felt out of place in her small village. When she wakes up to find that her legs have become bear legs, she sets off into the forest to discover who she is, on a journey that takes her from icy … Continue reading The Girl Who Speaks Bear by Sophie Anderson

The Boy Who Fooled The World by Lisa Thompson

The Blurb When a little white lie leads to a huge dose of trouble... Cole is the odd one out at school: the other kids have the latest gadgets and trainers while his family struggles to make ends meet. Until the day one of his paintings is talent-spotted and sells for thousands of pounds at … Continue reading The Boy Who Fooled The World by Lisa Thompson