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

Amazing Islands by Sabrina Weiss and Kerry Hyndman

Publication Date: 2 June 2020 The Blurb Intrepid explorers aged 7-11, get ready to embark on a breath-taking tour of over 100 islands found all around the world! Discover over 100 of the planet's most magical islands - their wildlife, history, diversity, people, cultures, treasures, and more - in this beautifully illustrated book. From islands … Continue reading Amazing Islands by Sabrina Weiss and Kerry Hyndman

Flyntlock Bones: The Sceptre Of The Pharaohs by Derek Keilty, illustrated by Mark Elvins

Publication Date: 04 June 2020 The Blurb 'Welcome to the Black Hound - a ship full o' the cleverest pirate investigators ya ever set eyes upon.' The captain pauses. 'You OK, lad? Ya gone paler than a full moon.' When young Flynn becomes too old to stay at the Baskervile orphanage, he applies for a … Continue reading Flyntlock Bones: The Sceptre Of The Pharaohs by Derek Keilty, illustrated by Mark Elvins

A Kind Of Spark by Elle McNicoll

Publication Date: 4 June 2020 The Blurb A Kind Of Spark tells the story of 11-year-old Addie as she campaigns for a memorial in memory of the witch trials that took place in her Scottish hometown. Addie knows there's more to the story of these 'witches', just like there is more to hers. Can Addie … Continue reading A Kind Of Spark by Elle McNicoll

There’s A Lion In The Library by Dave Skinner and Aurélie Guillerey

Publication Date: 11 June 2020 The Blurb Little Lucy Lupin is sweet and dimpled - and a dreadful LIAR. The trouble is, it's impossible not to believe her - she's so perfectly cute. Not once, not twice, but three times the library is evacuated when Lucy says there's aterrifying lion on the loose. But what … Continue reading There’s A Lion In The Library by Dave Skinner and Aurélie Guillerey

Wonderscape by Jennifer Bell

Publication Date: 04 June 2020 The Blurb THE GAME IS ON. TRAVEL WITH WONDER. When Arthur, Ren and Cecily investigate a mysterious explosion on their way to school, they find themselves trapped aboard The Principia - a scientific research ship sailing through hazardous waters, captained by one Isaac Newton.Lost in the year 2473 in the … Continue reading Wonderscape by Jennifer Bell