Discounting three short novellas (one of them a World Book Day title) this is the sixth and final book in the sequence. What a successful series it has been. ACHUKA awaits the author’s future work with anticipated interest.
Shortlisted for the Guardian’s Children’s Fiction Prize and now out in paperback…
‘This is a tragic, beautifully crafted and wonderful book whose chirpy, stoic hero shames us all. I urge you to read it.’ – The Independent
Second title in this new animal series inspired by, and researched at Paradise Wildlife Park in Hertfordshire. The first title was Baby Zebra Rescue and Elephant Emergency is following on soon.
Perfect for 6-9
Described by the publisher as ‘Goosebumps for a new generation’, this new series (with two titles publishing January 2017 – this title and The Root of All Evil) promises tongue-in-cheek humour mixed with mild horror for a primary-aged readership.
A funny and energetic middle-grade mystery, narrated part in the third person and part through Nancy’s illustrated journal. Second in series.
Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month January 2017
Twelve-year-old Matthew is trapped in his bedroom by crippling OCD, spending most of his time staring out of his window as the inhabitants of Chestnut Close go about their business. That is, until the day he is the last person to see his next door neighbour’s toddler, Teddy, before he goes missing.
Final book in the Red Fever trilogy.
A terrible virus has wiped out most of the human population and Scotland is now a wasteland. Toby and his family are being held hostage on the island of Orkney by a terrifying militia group called the Corporation. Toby knows he and his friend Tash must escape and find their way to Edinburgh if they are ever to bring about an end to the carnage that the red fever has caused. Arriving in Edinburgh, things are even worse than they feared: the city is deserted, and overrun with wild animals.
2016 Newbery Honor book. 9-year-old Ada has never left her one-room flat. Her mother is too humiliated by her twisted foot to let her outside. So when her little borther Jamie is shipped out of London to escape the war, Ada doesn’t waste a minute – she sneaks out to join him. A masterful work of historical fiction for readers aged 9+
3rd book in the Binny series.
Masterful writing makes this touching story of family struggles bounce along beautifully… McKay makes this look easy but Binny Bewitched is a gorgeously crafted piece of writing that absolutely sparkles. BOOK TRUST