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

Iggy Peck And The Mysterious Mansion by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts

Publication Date: 12 May 2020 The Iggy Peck Draw-A-Long! Before you go any further - to celebrate the publication of The Questioneers: Iggy Peck and the Mysterious Mansion - the third installment in the chapter book series by bestselling duo Andrea Beaty and David Roberts - there is a very special Iggy Peck draw-a-long by … Continue reading Iggy Peck And The Mysterious Mansion by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts

The House On Hoarder Hill by Mikki Lish and Kelly Ngai

Publication Date: 5 March 2020 The Blurb When Hedy and Spencer start receiving messages on dusty picture frames, Christmas at their grandfather’s spooky house turns into a mission to solve the mystery of their grandmother’s disappearance. What is their magician grandfather not telling them? With the help of a (talking) mounted stag head, an (also … Continue reading The House On Hoarder Hill by Mikki Lish and Kelly Ngai

The Girl Who Stole An Elephant by Nizrana Farook

Publication Date: 2 January 2020 The Blurb Chaya, a no-nonsense, outspoken hero, leads her friends and a gorgeous elephant on a noisy, fraught, joyous adventure through the jungle where revolution is stirring and leeches lurk. Will stealing the queen’s jewels be the beginning or the end of everything for the intrepid gang? Cover illustration by … Continue reading The Girl Who Stole An Elephant by Nizrana Farook

The Highland Falcon Thief by M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman, illustrated by Elisa Paganelli

Publication Date: 30 January 2020 The Blurb Adventures on Trains is a major mystery series from the prize-winning M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman. First stop, The Highland Falcon Thief, a breathless train journey full of deceptions, puzzles and clues to solve. Harrison Beck is reluctantly joining his travel-writer Uncle Nat for the last journey of … Continue reading The Highland Falcon Thief by M.G. Leonard and Sam Sedgman, illustrated by Elisa Paganelli

The House Of One Hundred Clocks by A.M. Howell

Publication Date: 6 February 2020 The Blurb June, 1905. Helena and her parrot, Orbit, are off to Cambridge when her father is appointed clock-winder to one of the wealthiest men in England. There is only one rule: the clocks must never stop. But Helena discovers the house of one hundred clocks holds many mysteries; a … Continue reading The House Of One Hundred Clocks by A.M. Howell

Shadowsea by Peter Bunzl

Publication Date: 9th January 2020 The Blurb SECRETS NEVER STAY SUBMERGED FOR LONG Swept into the bright hustle and bustle of New York, Lily, Robert and Malkin discover shadowy secrets lie beneath its surface. For there are chilling goings-on in their hotel… A strange boy held captive, haunted by an undersea mystery; and a revengeful … Continue reading Shadowsea by Peter Bunzl

The Longest Night Of Charlie Noon by Christopher Edge

Cover illustration by Matt Saunders Trying to review this book without giving away any spoilers is as complicated as the mystery Charlie, Dizzy and Johnny find themselves trapped in - thanks Christopher – but I will do my very best... Charlie has moved to the country and isn’t all that happy about it. London had … Continue reading The Longest Night Of Charlie Noon by Christopher Edge

The Great Animal Escapade by Jane Kerr

Welcome to my stop on The Great Animal Escapade Blog Tour! I was delighted when I heard there was going to be a sequel to The Elephant Thief, one of my favourite books of 2017, and couldn’t wait to see if Danny and Maharajah were settling into their new life at Belle Vue... (You don’t … Continue reading The Great Animal Escapade by Jane Kerr

The Girl Who Thought Her Mother Was A Mermaid by Tania Unsworth

I really wasn’t sure what to expect from this book, but between the captivating cover by Helen Crawford-White, and the enticing opening, I couldn’t wait to dive straight in… “The first time Stella Martin ran away, it was in her sleep. The second was by accident. But the third time she did it on purpose, … Continue reading The Girl Who Thought Her Mother Was A Mermaid by Tania Unsworth