The House At The Edge Of Magic by Amy Sparkes

Publication Date: 7 January 2021 The Blurb Nine is an orphan pickpocket determined to escape her life in the Nest of a Thousand Treasures. When she steals a house-shaped ornament from a mysterious woman’s purse, she knocks on its tiny door and watches it grow into a huge, higgledy-piggeldy house. Inside she finds a host … Continue reading The House At The Edge Of Magic by Amy Sparkes

The Boy Who Sang With Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

Publication Date: 7 January 2021 The Blurb Tomas is a fully-fledged expert dragon grower and protector of the dragonfruit tree. He has eyes in the back of his head for watching over those sneaky dragons, awesomely fast reflexes for putting out sparks and dodging the diving antics of whirling newly hatched dragons. He's got it … Continue reading The Boy Who Sang With Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

Owl And The Lost Boy by Amy Wilson

Publication Date: 15 October 2020 Normally, I'd start with the blurb, followed by the review, but let's be honest... who wants to read that when you can just watch Amy talk about the fae characters in her stunning books, A Girl Called Owl and Owl And The Lost Boy, and enjoy a reading! You can … Continue reading Owl And The Lost Boy by Amy Wilson

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

Greta Thunberg by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, illustrated by Anke Weckmann

Publication Date: 05 May 2020 The Blurb When young Greta learned of the climate crisis, she stopped talking. She couldn't understand why people in power were not doing anything to save our Earth. One day she started protesting outside the Swedish Parliament, creating the "School Strike for Climate." Soon, lots more young people joined her … Continue reading Greta Thunberg by Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, illustrated by Anke Weckmann

Llama Glamarama by Simon James Green, illustrated by Garry Parsons

Publication Date: 4 June 2020 The Blurb Larry loves to groove and mooooove ... but will the others disapprove? Larry the llama's big secret is that late at night, when no one is watching, he loves to DANCE. Then, one day, he stumbles upon the Llama Glamarama! Will this raucous celebration give Larry the pride he needs to bring his dance back … Continue reading Llama Glamarama by Simon James Green, illustrated by Garry Parsons

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

There’s A Lion In The Library by Dave Skinner and Aurélie Guillerey

Publication Date: 11 June 2020 The Blurb Little Lucy Lupin is sweet and dimpled - and a dreadful LIAR. The trouble is, it's impossible not to believe her - she's so perfectly cute. Not once, not twice, but three times the library is evacuated when Lucy says there's aterrifying lion on the loose. But what … Continue reading There’s A Lion In The Library by Dave Skinner and Aurélie Guillerey

Words by J.R.Wallis

I'm delighted to welcome J.R. Wallis to my blog today to celebrate the launch of the third book in The Badlands Trilogy. Do make sure you check out my book review to see day 3 of J.R. reading from The Book Of Mysteries! We’re really lucky with the English language that we have so many … Continue reading Words by J.R.Wallis

The Book Of Mysteries by J.R. Wallis

Publication Date: 28 May 2020 The Blurb Welcome to the Badlands ... a hidden part of our world full of creatures which most people think exist only in fairy tales and nightmares.Ruby is trying to change the future. Her fate is in the hands of the council as they prepare to decide once and for all … Continue reading The Book Of Mysteries by J.R. Wallis