Historical novel about an evacuee in 1939, set in the West Country.
Third title in this popular junior fiction animal series.
Sequel to Beetle Boy, winner of the Branford Boase Award.
Emma Carroll has been steadily carving a niche as a writer of evocative and spine-tingling children’s fiction, justifiably earning her writing comparisons not only with classic Children’s writers including Joan Aiken but also the ghost stories of Susan Hill.
“Funny, heartwarming and quietly provocative.” GUARDIAN
Irish author Emma Donoghue is best-known for her 2010 novel, Room. An internationally bestselling novel, shortlisted for both the Man Booker and Orange Prizes, it went on to become a multi-award-winning adaptation, earning Donoghue an Oscar nomination for the screenplay. Her other novels include: Life Mask, Touchy Subjects, Astray, Frog Music, The Sealed Letter, The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits, Slammerkin and The Wonder. The Lotterys Plus One is her first novel for children.
Award-winning author Siobhan Dowd wrote a number of bestselling novels including Bog Child and A Swift Pure Cry but sadly died before writing the follow-up to her novel The London Eye Mystery, leaving behind just the title to indicate the story she had in mind. Now, bestselling author Robin Stevens, author of the Murder Most Unladylike series, takes up the baton on behalf of The Siobhan Dowd Trust to create The Guggenheim Mystery.
“An urbane collection of New Yorker-ish short stories.” OBSERVER
A debut novel that explores how a mental health issue can be an enormous barrier to making friends, asking for help, and showing people who you really are – combined with the pressures of growing-up online and the double-edged power of social media.
For pre-teens and up.
A brand new adventure and a brand-new look for this 1980s adventure series.
An action-packed adventure story with an exciting film location setting.