The Boy Who Sang With Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

Publication Date: 7 January 2021 The Blurb Tomas is a fully-fledged expert dragon grower and protector of the dragonfruit tree. He has eyes in the back of his head for watching over those sneaky dragons, awesomely fast reflexes for putting out sparks and dodging the diving antics of whirling newly hatched dragons. He's got it … Continue reading The Boy Who Sang With Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

The Great Barrier Reef by Helen Scales, illustrated by Lisk Feng

Publication Date: 1 February 2021 The Blurb With nearly 400,000 square kilometres of dazzling colour, intricate ecosystems and unique creatures large and small, The Great Barrier Reef is one of the great natural wonders of our world. Vibrant, dynamic illustrations illuminate this enchanting place, its animal inhabitants, and the people who have embraced it as … Continue reading The Great Barrier Reef by Helen Scales, illustrated by Lisk Feng

Chocolate Milk, X-Ray Specs And Me by Bethany Walker, illustrated by Jack Noel

Publication Date: 7 January 2021 I am delighted to welcome Bethany Walker to my blog today to discuss how she nearly became Bethany Bucket. It's all down there, after my review... The Blurb 10-year-old Freddy Spicer writes letters to his parents - who he believes are working at a Brussels-sprouts farm in Outer Castonga, with … Continue reading Chocolate Milk, X-Ray Specs And Me by Bethany Walker, illustrated by Jack Noel

Climate Change And How We’ll Fix It by Alice Harman, illustrated by Andrés Lozano

National Non-Fiction November is an annual celebration of non-fiction for children and young people organized by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups, and I'm delighted to be sharing an amazing non-fiction title today for the final stop on the blog tour this year. Publication Date: 20 October 2020 The Blurb We know what we need … Continue reading Climate Change And How We’ll Fix It by Alice Harman, illustrated by Andrés Lozano

A Thousand Questions by Saadia Faruqi

Publication Date: 12 November 2020 The Blurb Set against the backdrop of Karachi, Pakistan, Saadia Faruqi’s tender and honest middle grade novel tells the story of two girls navigating a summer of change and family upheaval with kind hearts, big dreams, and all the right questions. Mimi is not thrilled to be spending her summer … Continue reading A Thousand Questions by Saadia Faruqi

Interview With A Tiger by Andy Seed, Illustrated by Nick East

Publication Date: 17 September 2020 The Blurb If you could talk to animals, what would you ask?'What are your top tips for catching prey, Tiger?''How do you help yourself to honey, Honey Badger?''Why do you howl, Wolf? Get familiar with 10 fierce and furry beasts as they step up to the mic and share their … Continue reading Interview With A Tiger by Andy Seed, Illustrated by Nick East

The Midnight Guardians by Ross Montgomery

Publication Date: 5 November 2020 The Blurb Sometimes at the darkest hour, hope shines the brightest… When Col’s childhood imaginary friends come to life, he discovers a world where myths and legends are real. Accompanied by his guardians – a six-foot tiger, a badger in a waistcoat and a miniature knight – Col must race … Continue reading The Midnight Guardians by Ross Montgomery

Britannica All New Children’s Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don’t Edited by Christopher Lloyd

Publication Date: 1 October 2020 The Blurb Earth? Space? Animals? History? STEM? The Britannica All New Kids' Encyclopedia has them all. This beautifully illustrated, 416-page compendium of knowledge is a must-have addition to every family bookshelf and library collection! With more than 100 expert consultants from around the world, and over 1000 images, including specially commissioned illustrations … Continue reading Britannica All New Children’s Encyclopedia: What We Know & What We Don’t Edited by Christopher Lloyd

Amelia Fang And The Trouble With Toads by Laura Ellen Anderson

Publication Date: 01 October 2020 The Blurb A brand-new adventure in the bestselling and much-loved Amelia Fang series! When Amelia Fang's baby brother, Vincent, accidentally enters a mysterious land – the place where all squished toads go – Amelia has to embark on a daring adventure to rescue him. But even if Amelia and her … Continue reading Amelia Fang And The Trouble With Toads by Laura Ellen Anderson

The Griffin Gate by Vashti Hardy, illustrated by Natalie Smillie

Publication Date: 01 October 2020 The Blurb For years Grace's family have been wardens of the Griffin map, using its teleport technology to help people and fight crime across the land of Moreland. At thirteen, Grace is too young become a warden, but she longs to go on missions herself. After all, if her brother … Continue reading The Griffin Gate by Vashti Hardy, illustrated by Natalie Smillie