Monster Slayer: A Beowulf Tale by Brian Patten, illustrated by Chris Riddell

Publication Date: 15 January 2020 The Blurb One dark night, the sound of music and singing wakes a terrible monster from his sleep in a foul swamp... Warrior after warrior comes to slay the monster, but no one can outwit Grendel. Only the great hero Beowulf stands a chance, but even he is not prepared … Continue reading Monster Slayer: A Beowulf Tale by Brian Patten, illustrated by Chris Riddell

The Eye Of The North by Sinead O’Hart

Publication Date: 8 February 2018 Cover illustration by Sara Mulvanny Emmeline’s childhood has been spent surviving the dangerous creatures her parents store in their home from research trips. Careful planning, risk avoidance and her survival satchel have enabled her to reach 12 years old, unable to trust anyone outside the walls of Widget Manor. When … Continue reading The Eye Of The North by Sinead O’Hart

The Final Raven by Finian Black

Luca is on a school trip in Winchester when the first Raven falls ill at The Tower Of London. As the Tudor Table the museum guide is showing them splits open, dozens of birds fly through. All sick, all dying. The plague that is claiming three out of four people in the capital is spreading … Continue reading The Final Raven by Finian Black

Stunt Double by Tamsin Cooke

The blurb had them begging for more, the cover had them cooing “oooh shiny!” Every child present at the big reveal was desperate for me to read “just one more chapter…” The Blurb: Finn is a free-running black belt, with a talent for acting – but when his big break arrives, it’s not the role … Continue reading Stunt Double by Tamsin Cooke