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

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

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

The Tower At The End Of Time by Amy Sparks

Publication Date: 6 January 2022 The Blurb Nine and her friends have broken the curse on their marvellous, magical House, and are free to travel the worlds once more! Their first stop: The Wizarding Hopscotch Championships. There's only one problem: the House is nervous about travelling - and gets the hiccups! Bouncing from world to … Continue reading The Tower At The End Of Time by Amy Sparks

Little Horror by Daniel Peak

Publication Date: 30 September 2021 The Blurb Rita may be a baby, but she has the mind (and attitude) of a teenager. She may be new to walking but she’s as wise-crackingly clever as anyone in Key Stage 3. She knows she is not a normal toddler but when her parents disappear and a sinister … Continue reading Little Horror by Daniel Peak

The Shadows Of Rookhaven by Padraig Kenny

Publication Date: 30 September 2021 The Blurb Shadows are gathering over Rookhaven. It is the time of The Great Configuration, a once in a hundred years event. Family and monsters descend on Rookhaven from all over the country to take part. But amid the guests there is an interloper. One who is disguised and has … Continue reading The Shadows Of Rookhaven by Padraig Kenny

His Royal Hopeless by Chloe Perrin

Publication Date: 2 September 2021 The Blurb Robbie is heir to the evilest dynasty in the world: the Sinistevils. He can't wait to pledge his heart to the menacing power of the family Sceptre and embark on his bloodthirsty future.The thing is, Robbie is ... well ... hopelessly nice!  Life in this royal family is about … Continue reading His Royal Hopeless by Chloe Perrin