When The Mountains Roared by Jess Butterworth

Ruby has to leave Australia in a hurry with her Dad and Grandma, leaving her life and her mum behind. With very few possessions to remind her of home, the family set sail to a new life in India, where her father grew up. The hotel isn’t what she thought it would be: it’s boarded … Continue reading When The Mountains Roared by Jess Butterworth

Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone

Cover illustration by Daniela Terrazzini Trapped inside an enchanted music box by the Ice Queen, Eska spends her days watching Erkenwald, wondering who she is and why her voice is so important. Only when she is released by Flint, a member of the Fur Tribe, does she realise the extent of the Ice Queen’s hold … Continue reading Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone

Brightstorm: A Sky-Ship Adventure by Vashti Hardy

Publication Date: 1 March 2018 Cover illustration by George Ermos I was delighted to receive an early review copy of Brightstorm. Within the shiny gold silver envelope, I knew an adventure awaited, but an adventure with a map? Oh wow! Before turning a page, I was able to begin the immersion into a whole new … Continue reading Brightstorm: A Sky-Ship Adventure by Vashti Hardy

Battle Of The Beetles by M.G. Leonard

Cover illustration, chapter headers and beetles by Elisabet Portabella Interior illustrations by Karl James Mountford The final instalment of M.G. Leonard’s trilogy begins just eleven days after the devastating finale at the Film Awards... Somewhere, deep in a rainforest and hidden from the world, Lucretia Cutter has put her plans for world domination into action. … Continue reading Battle Of The Beetles by M.G. Leonard

Aubrey And The Terrible Ladybirds by Horatio Clare, illustrated by Jane Matthews

It's the start of the Easter holidays and all Aubrey can hear is his parents arguing. When Hirundo the swallow returns to nest for the summer, Aubrey is glad he has someone to talk to, and when he is offered the chance to use the Swallow Stone so that he can fly with Hirundo, our … Continue reading Aubrey And The Terrible Ladybirds by Horatio Clare, illustrated by Jane Matthews

If… by David J Smith, illustrated by Steve Adams

Have you ever wondered just how big Earth is or when life on Earth started? When did we start inventing things? Where does our energy come from? How is wealth distributed across the world? The figures and timescales are so vast it's often difficult to really understand them. If… changes that by relating these big … Continue reading If… by David J Smith, illustrated by Steve Adams