The Accidental Wizard by Kimberly Pauley, illustrated by Jason Cockcroft

Publication Date: 3 September 2020 The Blurb A raucously funny middle grade adventure for fans of Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman… Twig is the last surviving apprentice of the great wizard Ripplemintz, which, as a job, is just as terrifying as it sounds. Oh Ripplemintz always means well, but for a wizard of such high regard he really does make an awful lot … Continue reading The Accidental Wizard by Kimberly Pauley, illustrated by Jason Cockcroft

The Invasion Of Crooked Oak by Dan Smith, illustrated by Chris King

Publication Date: 3 September 2020 The Blurb Nancy's parents are acting weird. Their eyes are blank, they won't eat - it's like they're no longer themselves. Pete and Krish are obsessed with unexplained phenomena and when they offer to help Nancy investigate, they're sure they can crack the case. But the deeper the trio dig, … Continue reading The Invasion Of Crooked Oak by Dan Smith, illustrated by Chris King

A Mummy Ate My Homework by Thiago De Moraes

Publication Date: 6 August 2020 The Blurb A peril-packed, crocodile-crammed, fun-filled adventure through ancient Egypt! Being whisked back to 1300 BC certainly wasn't on Henry's to-do list. Can he make his way through a new school, odd sports, unexpected friends and deadly pets, Egyptian style? And will he ever find his way back to the … Continue reading A Mummy Ate My Homework by Thiago De Moraes

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

Villains In Venice by Katherine Woodfine

Publication Date: 6 August 2020 The Blurb Get set for another incredible adventure with secret agents extraordinaire, Miss Sophie Taylor and Miss Lillian Rose! After the dramatic events of their mission to St Petersburg, Sophie and Lil know the truth - there's a double-agent at work at the Secret Service Bureau. Whilst Lil pursues a … Continue reading Villains In Venice by Katherine Woodfine

My Headteacher Is An Evil Genius! by Jack Noel

Publication Date: 6 August 2020 The Blurb Meet Tom Ginger. She’s shy! She’s retiring! She’s … our only hope!Not exactly the stuff that heroes are made of – or is it? Shy girl Tom Ginger is the world’s most unlikeliest hero – until she discovers that her new braces have the power to act as radio transmitters, … Continue reading My Headteacher Is An Evil Genius! by Jack Noel

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

Agent Asha: Mission Shark Bytes by Sophie Deen, illustrated by Anjan Sarkar

Publication Date: 02 July 2020 The Blurb Computer code just got dangerous in this action-packed spy adventure series Asha Joshi has the perfect excuse not to finish her homework. She's just been recruited to join the top-secret Children's Spy Agency. Her first mission: SAVE THE WORLD. Can she do it? Asha's a coder so she … Continue reading Agent Asha: Mission Shark Bytes by Sophie Deen, illustrated by Anjan Sarkar

The Wild Way Home by Sophie Kirtley

Publication Date: 1 July 2020 The Blurb When Charlie's longed-for brother is born with a serious heart condition, Charlie's world is turned upside down. Upset and afraid, Charlie flees the hospital and makes for the ancient forest on the edge of town. There Charlie finds a boy floating face-down in the stream, injured, but alive. … Continue reading The Wild Way Home by Sophie Kirtley

A Kind Of Spark by Elle McNicoll

Publication Date: 4 June 2020 The Blurb A Kind Of Spark tells the story of 11-year-old Addie as she campaigns for a memorial in memory of the witch trials that took place in her Scottish hometown. Addie knows there's more to the story of these 'witches', just like there is more to hers. Can Addie … Continue reading A Kind Of Spark by Elle McNicoll