Flyntlock Bones: The Eye Of Mogdrod by Derek Keilty, illustrated by Mark Elvins

Publication Date: 4 March 2021 The Blurb The second title in the middle grade pirate investigator trilogy. A priceless golden chalice has been stolen from Chief Fergus McSwaggers and he wants it back! Can Flynn and his ship mates solve their most dangerous case yet, battling deadly ice pirates, outsmarting squabbling clans, and facing the … Continue reading Flyntlock Bones: The Eye Of Mogdrod by Derek Keilty, illustrated by Mark Elvins

First Names: NELSON (Mandela) by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl and Nicole Miles

Publication Date: 4 February 2021 The Blurb Meet NELSON MANDELA, the world's most famous freedom fighter, who went from wanted terrorist to international hero and President of South Africa, thanks to 27 years in jail! Find out: why he didn't use a toothbrush until he was 21; why he was arrested for travelling on a … Continue reading First Names: NELSON (Mandela) by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl and Nicole Miles

Chocolate Milk, X-Ray Specs And Me by Bethany Walker, illustrated by Jack Noel

Publication Date: 7 January 2021 I am delighted to welcome Bethany Walker to my blog today to discuss how she nearly became Bethany Bucket. It's all down there, after my review... The Blurb 10-year-old Freddy Spicer writes letters to his parents - who he believes are working at a Brussels-sprouts farm in Outer Castonga, with … Continue reading Chocolate Milk, X-Ray Specs And Me by Bethany Walker, illustrated by Jack Noel

The Lost Child’s Quest by James Haddell

Publication Date: The Blurb Legends may be born from half-forgotten memory or half-understood experience, but they’re never made up out of thin air… and sometimes there’s more truth in legend than in fact. Deposited on the doorstep of a children’s home as a baby, Tia’s only clues to her history are the strange items left … Continue reading The Lost Child’s Quest by James Haddell

A Thousand Questions by Saadia Faruqi

Publication Date: 12 November 2020 The Blurb Set against the backdrop of Karachi, Pakistan, Saadia Faruqi’s tender and honest middle grade novel tells the story of two girls navigating a summer of change and family upheaval with kind hearts, big dreams, and all the right questions. Mimi is not thrilled to be spending her summer … Continue reading A Thousand Questions by Saadia Faruqi

The Monsters Of Rookhaven by Pádraig Kenny, illustrated by Edward Bettison

Publication Date: 17 September 2020 The Blurb 'Humans, as is there wont, have a terrible habit of making a mess of everything.' Mirabelle has always known she is a monster. When the glamour protecting her unusual family from the human world is torn and an orphaned brother and sister stumble upon Rookhaven, Mirabelle soon discovers … Continue reading The Monsters Of Rookhaven by Pádraig Kenny, illustrated by Edward Bettison

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

Where The Umbrella Mouse Began by Anna Fargher

I am delighted to be hosting the first stop on the Umbrella Mouse To The Rescue Blog Tour, and I have a wondefrul guest post from Anna Fargher for you. The Umbrella Mouse books began after I read a series of statistics over the years, revealing how little people remembered about both World Wars. Most … Continue reading Where The Umbrella Mouse Began by Anna Fargher

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

The Book Of Mysteries by J.R. Wallis

Publication Date: 28 May 2020 The Blurb Welcome to the Badlands ... a hidden part of our world full of creatures which most people think exist only in fairy tales and nightmares.Ruby is trying to change the future. Her fate is in the hands of the council as they prepare to decide once and for all … Continue reading The Book Of Mysteries by J.R. Wallis