Little Horror by Daniel Peak

Publication Date: 30 September 2021 The Blurb Rita may be a baby, but she has the mind (and attitude) of a teenager. She may be new to walking but she’s as wise-crackingly clever as anyone in Key Stage 3. She knows she is not a normal toddler but when her parents disappear and a sinister … Continue reading Little Horror by Daniel Peak

We Made A Movie by Charlotte Lo

Publication Date: 3 June 2021 The Blurb When Luna's family won an island, their dreams came true - Luna opened a donkey sanctuary, her sister flew a plane, and her brother won a sheep pageant. But Luna's new donkey has a mortal fear of beaches, her mum's goat-yoga business is on the rocks, and her … Continue reading We Made A Movie by Charlotte Lo

Pop! by Mitch Johnson

Publication Date: 6 May 2021 The Blurb Queenie stares out at the ocean and dreams of a world beyond her small-town. She's about to get her wish... When the priceless recipe to the world's most popular drink - thought to be lost forever - washes up at her feet, Queenie's life instantly changes. Everyone wants … Continue reading Pop! by Mitch Johnson

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

Roxy & Jones: The Great Fairytale Cover-Up by Angela Woolfe

Publication Date: 7 May 2020 The Blurb A hilarious modern fairy-tale mash-up set in a world in which witches are real, magic is real and fairy tales are not only real ... but recent history. Once Upon a Modern Time, in the city of Rexopolis, in the Kingdom of Illustria, lived twelve-year-old Roxy Humperdinck, half-sister … Continue reading Roxy & Jones: The Great Fairytale Cover-Up by Angela Woolfe

The Super-Miraculous Journey Of Freddie Yates by Jenny Pearson, illustrated by Rob Biddulph

Publication Date: 30 April 2020 The Blurb Freddie Yates loves facts. A fact can’t leave you and no one can take it away. But when he learns the surprising fact that his biological dad might be living in Wales, Freddy and his best friends sneak off to find him, unwittingly causing a chain of ‘miraculous’ … Continue reading The Super-Miraculous Journey Of Freddie Yates by Jenny Pearson, illustrated by Rob Biddulph

All the Dear Little Animals by Ulf Nilsson, illustrated by Eva Eriksson

Publication Date: 01 January 2020 (this edition, it was first published in English 2006) The Blurb One summer's day we started a business called Funerals Ltd., to help all the poor dead animals in the world. Esther did the digging, I wrote the poems, and Esther's little brother, Puttie, cried. The Review A warm and … Continue reading All the Dear Little Animals by Ulf Nilsson, illustrated by Eva Eriksson

Dougal Daley I’m Phenomenal by Jackie Marchant, illustrated by Loretta Schauer

Publication Date: 15 October 2018 The Blurb In the third book in the series, Dougal finds that making money isn’t quite as easy as he thinks. In fact it causes him more trouble than it’s worth as he gets caught up in a fast-paced adventure that he finds impossible to control. There’s the mysterious Igor … Continue reading Dougal Daley I’m Phenomenal by Jackie Marchant, illustrated by Loretta Schauer

What’s That In Dog Years? by Ben Davis

The Blurb The last woof and testament of Gizmo the Wonder Dog! George knows that Gizmo is getting old - after all, he's been around since before George was born and what's that in dog years? - so he writes Gizmo a bucket list. As the pair work their way down the list they have … Continue reading What’s That In Dog Years? by Ben Davis

Lori and Max by Catherine O’Flynn

The Blurb Lori wants to be a detective but, so far, the most exciting mystery she has solved is the disappearance of her nan’s specs down the side of the sofa. Max is the new girl at school and Lori is asked to look after her. Max is odd. She doesn’t fit in – but … Continue reading Lori and Max by Catherine O’Flynn