Silver Street Farm Series by Nicola Davies, illustrations by Katharine McEwen

I had the pleasure of meeting Nicola Davies at Kenilworth Books to celebrate 50 books in 20 years. While talking about my school bookshelf, she very kindly gave me the fifth book from the Silver Street Farm Series and offered to send me the first book too. And I’m so grateful she did.. Welcome to … Continue reading Silver Street Farm Series by Nicola Davies, illustrations by Katharine McEwen

Spynosaur by Guy Bass, illustrated by Lee Robinson

Guy Bass Week, Day 5: And finally, Spynosaur! Spynosaur (Book 1) Spynosaur is a Secret Agent with a difference. With the mind of a spy, the body of a dinosaur, and his daughter, Amber, by his side, it's up to him to save the world every two weeks. This time, it's personal. Spynosaur’s former nemesis, … Continue reading Spynosaur by Guy Bass, illustrated by Lee Robinson

Atomic! By Guy Bass, illustrated by Jamie Littler

Guy Bass Week, Day 3: today, we welcome back Jonny and Tommy Atomic in two fabulous books... Vile’s Vengeance (Book 1) Jonny and Tommy Atomic are back; older, stronger, faster, and desperate to get off Atomic Island. Jonny can't wait to start school, but Tommy isn't so keen. Why should they have to be ordinary … Continue reading Atomic! By Guy Bass, illustrated by Jamie Littler

Lost Tales by Adam Murphy

Traditional tales, from across the globe are given The Phoenix treatment in this gem of a graphic novel. It's no surprise it's been nominated for the Blue Peter Book Award this year. From Mi’kmao we have the tale of the great warrior, Strong Wind, and Little Scab. The Gifts of Wali Dad from the Punjab, … Continue reading Lost Tales by Adam Murphy