First Names: NELSON (Mandela) by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl and Nicole Miles

Publication Date: 4 February 2021 The Blurb Meet NELSON MANDELA, the world's most famous freedom fighter, who went from wanted terrorist to international hero and President of South Africa, thanks to 27 years in jail! Find out: why he didn't use a toothbrush until he was 21; why he was arrested for travelling on a … Continue reading First Names: NELSON (Mandela) by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl and Nicole Miles

Amazing Treasures by David Long and Muti

Publication Date: 2 February 2021 The Blurb Explore history, culture, geology, and the environment through treasures ancient and modern! Discover 100+ of the world's most extraordinary man-made and natural treasures, objects and places. Giant gemstones, precious artworks, architectural wonders, intriguing ruins, moon rocks, and more! Treasures both natural and man-made make an appearance in a … Continue reading Amazing Treasures by David Long and Muti

The Lost Child’s Quest by James Haddell

Publication Date: The Blurb Legends may be born from half-forgotten memory or half-understood experience, but they’re never made up out of thin air… and sometimes there’s more truth in legend than in fact. Deposited on the doorstep of a children’s home as a baby, Tia’s only clues to her history are the strange items left … Continue reading The Lost Child’s Quest by James Haddell

Darwin’s Dragons by Lindsay Galvin

Publication Date: 7 January 2021 The Blurb Syms Covington has landed the job of a lifetime - cabin boy and fiddler on Charles Darwin's Beagle. But when he is separated from the crew during a storm, his life takes a truly extraordinary turn. Shipwrecked on a Galapagos island, he makes a discovery that could change … Continue reading Darwin’s Dragons by Lindsay Galvin

Owl And The Lost Boy by Amy Wilson

Publication Date: 15 October 2020 Normally, I'd start with the blurb, followed by the review, but let's be honest... who wants to read that when you can just watch Amy talk about the fae characters in her stunning books, A Girl Called Owl and Owl And The Lost Boy, and enjoy a reading! You can … Continue reading Owl And The Lost Boy by Amy Wilson

The Monsters Of Rookhaven by Pádraig Kenny, illustrated by Edward Bettison

Publication Date: 17 September 2020 The Blurb 'Humans, as is there wont, have a terrible habit of making a mess of everything.' Mirabelle has always known she is a monster. When the glamour protecting her unusual family from the human world is torn and an orphaned brother and sister stumble upon Rookhaven, Mirabelle soon discovers … Continue reading The Monsters Of Rookhaven by Pádraig Kenny, illustrated by Edward Bettison

The Invasion Of Crooked Oak by Dan Smith, illustrated by Chris King

Publication Date: 3 September 2020 The Blurb Nancy's parents are acting weird. Their eyes are blank, they won't eat - it's like they're no longer themselves. Pete and Krish are obsessed with unexplained phenomena and when they offer to help Nancy investigate, they're sure they can crack the case. But the deeper the trio dig, … Continue reading The Invasion Of Crooked Oak by Dan Smith, illustrated by Chris King

Molly And The Bog Sprogs by Lee Thomas, illustrated by Raluca Farcas

Publication Date: 27 August 2020 The Blurb: Even in a school full of monsters, Molly still feels out of place. No matter what she tries to do her ‘sister’ snakes are always getting in her way. Mischievous and uncontrollable, they scare away her friends and make everything she does so much more difficult. The story … Continue reading Molly And The Bog Sprogs by Lee Thomas, illustrated by Raluca Farcas

A Mummy Ate My Homework by Thiago De Moraes

Publication Date: 6 August 2020 The Blurb A peril-packed, crocodile-crammed, fun-filled adventure through ancient Egypt! Being whisked back to 1300 BC certainly wasn't on Henry's to-do list. Can he make his way through a new school, odd sports, unexpected friends and deadly pets, Egyptian style? And will he ever find his way back to the … Continue reading A Mummy Ate My Homework by Thiago De Moraes

Wasn’t that funny? by Thiago De Moraes

I'm delighted to welcome Thiago De Moraes to my blog today to talk about his new book, A Mummy Ate My Homework, where he explains writing about gruesome stuff in a not-totally-gruesome way… A Mummy Ate My Homework, is the story of an 11-year boy called Henry who gets sent back in the time and … Continue reading Wasn’t that funny? by Thiago De Moraes