Frankenstiltskin by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Freya Hartas

Publication Date: 7 October 2021 The Blurb The second story in a funny, deliciously dark, three-part series of twisted classics, written in verse by award-winning poet Joseph Coelho. Joining the family business, animal-lover Bryony proves to be an extraordinary taxidermist, whose tender fingers create displays which comfort, educate and astound. But when Byrony’s proud father … Continue reading Frankenstiltskin by Joseph Coelho, illustrated by Freya Hartas

Walker Books’ SpoOooOOokey Halloween Blog Tour

I'm delighted to be hosting Angela on my blog today with her Halloween Horror Story... Angela Woolfe’s Halloween Horror Story I’m sure that many other kids of the 70s, like me, grew up with very little experience of Halloween in the UK. Bonfire Night was the big one: the night of toffee apples, and sparklers … Continue reading Walker Books’ SpoOooOOokey Halloween Blog Tour

The Raven Heir by Stephanie Burgess

Publication Date: 5 August 2021 The Blurb Cordelia and her triplets Rosalind and Giles have lived safely in the castle at the centre of the forest all their lives, protected by the spells their mother has woven. The only time Cordelia feels truly free is when she turns into a dragonfly or a blackbird and … Continue reading The Raven Heir by Stephanie Burgess

Storm In A Jar by Samuel Langley-Swain and Katie Cottle

Publication Date: 21 September 2021 The Blurb Arlo visited Nana every Sunday, and she would always have new sweets waiting for him inside a special jar. So when Arlo finds out Nana has passed away, he keeps the jar with him to feel safe and closer to his Nana. But as his sadness turns to … Continue reading Storm In A Jar by Samuel Langley-Swain and Katie Cottle

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

Earth Is Big: A Book Of Comparisons by Stephen M. Tomecek, illustrated by Marcos Farina

Publication Date: 2 September 2021 The Blurb Find out how unique Planet Earth really is in this eye-catching book of comparisons! Earth is big! (compared to a frog). Earth is small! (when it’s hiding in a galaxy). And that's not all. Earth is wet and dry, hot and cold, round and jagged, fast and slow. … Continue reading Earth Is Big: A Book Of Comparisons by Stephen M. Tomecek, illustrated by Marcos Farina

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

Polly Pecorino: The Girl Who Rescues Animals by Emma Chichester Clark

Publication Date: 2 September 2021 The Blurb Are you brave enough to enter the Wild Bear Woods? Polly Pecorino rescues animals, and she can talk to them too. She spends all of her time caring for those at Happy Days Zoo, where the devious owners, Mr and Mrs Snell, will do anything to make money. … Continue reading Polly Pecorino: The Girl Who Rescues Animals by Emma Chichester Clark

The Dream House by Laura Dockrill, illustrated by Gwen Millward

Publication Date: 9 September 2021 The Blurb Rex has gone to stay with his godfather, Sparky. Rex doesn't say much but that's OK because Sparky is always on hand with a cup of tea to enjoy on the sofa, set up outside like an outdoor living room. Rex has his sketchbook, and he draws how … Continue reading The Dream House by Laura Dockrill, illustrated by Gwen Millward