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

Villains In Venice by Katherine Woodfine

Publication Date: 6 August 2020 The Blurb Get set for another incredible adventure with secret agents extraordinaire, Miss Sophie Taylor and Miss Lillian Rose! After the dramatic events of their mission to St Petersburg, Sophie and Lil know the truth - there's a double-agent at work at the Secret Service Bureau. Whilst Lil pursues a … Continue reading Villains In Venice by Katherine Woodfine

My Headteacher Is An Evil Genius! by Jack Noel

Publication Date: 6 August 2020 The Blurb Meet Tom Ginger. She’s shy! She’s retiring! She’s … our only hope!Not exactly the stuff that heroes are made of – or is it? Shy girl Tom Ginger is the world’s most unlikeliest hero – until she discovers that her new braces have the power to act as radio transmitters, … Continue reading My Headteacher Is An Evil Genius! by Jack Noel

The Wild Way Home by Sophie Kirtley

Publication Date: 1 July 2020 The Blurb When Charlie's longed-for brother is born with a serious heart condition, Charlie's world is turned upside down. Upset and afraid, Charlie flees the hospital and makes for the ancient forest on the edge of town. There Charlie finds a boy floating face-down in the stream, injured, but alive. … Continue reading The Wild Way Home by Sophie Kirtley

Greta Thunberg by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, illustrated by Anke Weckmann

Publication Date: 05 May 2020 The Blurb When young Greta learned of the climate crisis, she stopped talking. She couldn't understand why people in power were not doing anything to save our Earth. One day she started protesting outside the Swedish Parliament, creating the "School Strike for Climate." Soon, lots more young people joined her … Continue reading Greta Thunberg by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, illustrated by Anke Weckmann