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

It’s One Giant Leek For Mankind by Olaf Falafel

Adventurous astronauts, giant vegetables and sweet music from baboons bottoms all feature in this highly engaging picture book inspired by the 1969 moon landings. From blast off to the Eagle landing, everything is as we are told in the history books is true. But what really happened on the lunar surface? A troop of blue … Continue reading It’s One Giant Leek For Mankind by Olaf Falafel

Evie And The Animals by Matt Haig, illustrated by Emily Gravett

Cover and internal illustrations by Emily Gravett Evie Trench loves animals, whether big or little, fluffy or scaly, winged or finned. And, she has her very own secret superpower; she can talk with animals too. But, it’s a superpower her Dad tells her never to use as it brings deadly danger with it, so she … Continue reading Evie And The Animals by Matt Haig, illustrated by Emily Gravett

Boot: Small Robot, Big Adventure by Shane Hegarty, illustrated by Ben Mantle

Cover and internal illustrations by Ben Mantle When Boot wakes up in Flint’s scrapyard it has only two and a half memories, which is strange because its head and left butt-cheek should be full of them. It’s few, glitchy memories are of a girl called Beth, and it knows that she loves him. All Boot … Continue reading Boot: Small Robot, Big Adventure by Shane Hegarty, illustrated by Ben Mantle

The City Of Guardian Stones by Jacob Sager Weinstein

We’re back in London in Hyacinth Hayward’s second fantastical adventure through London’s hidden rivers. Determined to get to the bottom of the why’s of The City Of Secret Rivers, and find out the truth about her family’s links to the mysterious powers that keep London safe, Hyacinth finds herself whisked into another magical mystery when … Continue reading The City Of Guardian Stones by Jacob Sager Weinstein

Vote For Effie by Laura Wood

Cover illustration by Emma Trithart The Blurb… Join Effie Kostas as she fights to become Student Council President in her new school. With a campaign team of loveable misfits, she tackles the truly important subjects: gender imbalance, outdated school conventions...and good-looking boys stealing the last slice of chocolate cake at lunchtime. A laugh out-loud rallying … Continue reading Vote For Effie by Laura Wood

How To Grow And Eat Monster Vegetables by M.P. Robertson

Meet James, and his grandchildren, as he passes on his years of wisdom growing, showing and eating Monster Vegetables. From soil types and tools of the trade to pests and free range dragons, this is the ultimate guide to surviving the most exciting and potentially deadly kind of gardening. Perfect for Halloween and harvest, fiction … Continue reading How To Grow And Eat Monster Vegetables by M.P. Robertson