My Friend The Octopus by Lindsay Galvin

Publication Date: 2 June 2022 The Blurb England, 1893, and aquarium fever is at its height. Twelve-year-old Vinnie Fyfe works in the tea-shop at Brighton aquarium, and waits for her milliner mother to return from Paris. The arrival of a giant octopus changes her life for ever. Discovering a talent for art, Vinnie begins to … Continue reading My Friend The Octopus by Lindsay Galvin

Zo And The Forest Of Secrets by Alake Pilgrim

Publication Date: 2 June 2022 The Blurb When Zo decides to run away from home, she isn't scared - she knows the forest like the back of her hand, after all. But, as she journeys through the once-familiar landscape, she encounters terrifying creatures and a warped version of the mythology of the island. With a … Continue reading Zo And The Forest Of Secrets by Alake Pilgrim

The Map Of Leaves by Yarrow Townsend

Publication Date: 5 May 2022 The Blurb Since Ma died, Orla has lived alone in a woodshed by the river. Her garden provides everything she needs. But when people begin to fall sick, Warden Atlas decrees that the plants are the cause and must be destroyed. Armed only with her mother’s book of remedies Orla … Continue reading The Map Of Leaves by Yarrow Townsend

One More Try by Naomi Jones and James Jones

Publication Date: 5 May 2022 The Blurb Circle loves the tower that the squares and hexagons have built and wants to make his own. But circles, diamonds and triangles are pointier, rounder and much wobblier - making a tower is not as easy as it looks! The shapes try and try but their tower just … Continue reading One More Try by Naomi Jones and James Jones

Hedgewitch by Skye McKenna

Publication Date: 14 April 2022 The Blurb Cassie Morgan has run away. After seven years spent waiting for her mother to return, she flees her dreary boarding school and sets out to find her. But the world outside her school is full of hidden magic and children have been going missing. With the help of … Continue reading Hedgewitch by Skye McKenna

Antarctica: The Melting Continent by Karen Romano Young, illustrated by Angela Hsieh

Publication Date: 21 April 2022 The Blurb Antarctica – vast, cold and mysterious. This frozen continent is full of incredible stories. Here you can discover incredible wildlife, awe-inspiring landscapes and adventurous scientists and explorers. Join author Karen Romano Young on a trip across Antarctica, hanging out with people and animals and learning about how this … Continue reading Antarctica: The Melting Continent by Karen Romano Young, illustrated by Angela Hsieh

The Secret Of The Treasure Keepers by A.M. Howell

Publication Date: 31 March 2022 The Blurb February 1948. Ruth has been whisked off to the lonely Rook Farm to investigate the discovery of long-buried treasure with her mother. But at the farmhouse, she finds secrets lurk around every corner. Joe, the farmer's son, is hiding something about the treasure, while land girl Audrey watches … Continue reading The Secret Of The Treasure Keepers by A.M. Howell

Libby And The Parisian Puzzle by Jo Clarke, illustrated by Becka Moor

Publication Date: 3 March 2022 The Blurb Mystery-lover Libby is excited but nervous when she's sent to live with her aunt while her mother is working abroad. Aunt Agatha is the headmistress of an extraordinary travelling school that moves from country to country... Libby joins the school in Paris, where she is just starting to … Continue reading Libby And The Parisian Puzzle by Jo Clarke, illustrated by Becka Moor

Nisha’s War by Dan Smith

Publication Date: 3 February 2022 The Blurb Malaya, 1942. Nisha’s home is destroyed by war and she and her mother, Amma, flee to her father’s ancestral house in England, perched on a cliff top on the cold Northern coast. When Amma falls gravely ill, Nisha is left to face her formidable grandmother alone. Grandmother's rules are … Continue reading Nisha’s War by Dan Smith

What’s New Harper Drew? by Kathy Weeks, illustrated by Aleksei Bitskoff

Publication Date: 3 February 2022 The Blurb Welcome to the hilarious WORLD of Harper Drew... there's a whole lot of DRAMA, but luckily she has tried and tested methods to deal with it! My name is Harper Drew. I'm using my new journal to take note of all the totally ridiculous things that seem to … Continue reading What’s New Harper Drew? by Kathy Weeks, illustrated by Aleksei Bitskoff