My Friend The Octopus by Lindsay Galvin

Publication Date: 2 June 2022 The Blurb England, 1893, and aquarium fever is at its height. Twelve-year-old Vinnie Fyfe works in the tea-shop at Brighton aquarium, and waits for her milliner mother to return from Paris. The arrival of a giant octopus changes her life for ever. Discovering a talent for art, Vinnie begins to … Continue reading My Friend The Octopus by Lindsay Galvin

The Extraordinary Adventures of Alice Tonks by Emily Kenny

Publication Date: 26 May 2022 The Blurb All it takes is a little magic to find your voice Alice Tonks is eager to make friends at boarding school, but she’s always found it hard to fit in. Then she discovers she is a switcher and can talk to animals. As she starts to explore her … Continue reading The Extraordinary Adventures of Alice Tonks by Emily Kenny

Sabotage On The Solar Express by M.G.Leonard and Sam Sedgeman, illustrated by Elisa Paganelli

Publication Date: 17 February 2022 The Blurb Billionaire train enthusiast August Reza has invited Harrison Beck and Uncle Nat on the maiden voyage of the Solar Express – the winning design of his Reza’s Rocket competition. But during the journey, they discover the train has been sabotaged, hurtling passengers into a heart-stopping, action-packed, thrill ride … Continue reading Sabotage On The Solar Express by M.G.Leonard and Sam Sedgeman, illustrated by Elisa Paganelli

Libby And The Parisian Puzzle by Jo Clarke, illustrated by Becka Moor

Publication Date: 3 March 2022 The Blurb Mystery-lover Libby is excited but nervous when she's sent to live with her aunt while her mother is working abroad. Aunt Agatha is the headmistress of an extraordinary travelling school that moves from country to country... Libby joins the school in Paris, where she is just starting to … Continue reading Libby And The Parisian Puzzle by Jo Clarke, illustrated by Becka Moor

Nisha’s War by Dan Smith

Publication Date: 3 February 2022 The Blurb Malaya, 1942. Nisha’s home is destroyed by war and she and her mother, Amma, flee to her father’s ancestral house in England, perched on a cliff top on the cold Northern coast. When Amma falls gravely ill, Nisha is left to face her formidable grandmother alone. Grandmother's rules are … Continue reading Nisha’s War by Dan Smith

The House Of Hidden Wonders by Sharon Gosling

Publication Date: 2 April 2020 The Blurb Zinnie and her sisters live in the murky tunnels beneath Edinburgh's Old Town. They keep out of the way of the authorities and remain undetected. Until, that is, rumours of a ghost bring unwanted visitors into the caverns they call home. Among them, a young Arthur Conan Doyle, … Continue reading The House Of Hidden Wonders by Sharon Gosling

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

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

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

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