Just Jack by Kate Scott, illustrated by Alex Gunn

Having read and adored Giant, I was really excited to read Just Jack, but knew I’d want an uninterrupted time to do it. So, I saved it until I could take Jack on holiday. Once I’d got myself settled in the shade on my sun lounger I tucked in… Ever since Dad left, Jack and … Continue reading Just Jack by Kate Scott, illustrated by Alex Gunn

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Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

Cover illustration by Sarah McIntyre Fidge is due to go on the best family holiday, if only she can get Mum and little sister, Minnie, organised in time. But, as ever, their shopping trip doesn’t go to plan. Mum and Minnie seem to be buying anything that isn’t on Fidge’s list, taking so long that … Continue reading Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

You Can’t Make Me Go To Witch School by Em Lynas, illustrated by Jamie Littler

It’s Daisy Wart’s 11th Birthday, and instead of Granny taking her for a birthday treat, she’s stood outside a crumbling building. Granny is convinced she’s a witch, but Daisy is adamant she isn’t. For Daisy is a Shakespearean actress, preparing to show the world her Bottom just two nights hence. With the headmistress ignoring her, … Continue reading You Can’t Make Me Go To Witch School by Em Lynas, illustrated by Jamie Littler

Beaky Malone: Weirdest Show On Earth by Barry Hutchison, illustrated by Katie Abey

Publication Date: 11 January 2018 Beaky Malone was the World's Greatest Liar, until he stepped into Madame Shirley's rusty metal box. It's been a while since he told his last lie, so he’s a little concerned he won’t be able to act in Ms Brannan’s adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. And to make life even … Continue reading Beaky Malone: Weirdest Show On Earth by Barry Hutchison, illustrated by Katie Abey

Hopscotch And The Christmas Tree by Katy Segrove, illustrated by Katerina Vykhodtseva

The residents of Rainbow Mews are all excited - it’s time to put the Christmas tree up. But, when it falls apart, the friends struggle to agree on a new tree. They’re either too big, too small, too fat or too thin. Can the friends find a tree they can all agree on? Brilliant for … Continue reading Hopscotch And The Christmas Tree by Katy Segrove, illustrated by Katerina Vykhodtseva

There’s A Dragon In My Backpack by Tom Nicoll, illustrated by Sarah Horne

Pan is bored of staying at home every day, and desperate to go to school with Eric. Hiding in his backpack, Pan almost makes it through the day without causing trouble. Almost. When Mrs Biggs sees the mini-dragon, she’s convinced it’s a rat. Eric knows he has to do something, and with Jayden and Min … Continue reading There’s A Dragon In My Backpack by Tom Nicoll, illustrated by Sarah Horne