First title in a debut series from martial arts expert M. C. Stevens. The exciting narrative taps in to Far Eastern lore and mythology. Something weird is happening on the island of Senshi. The Warrior Monkeys are worried that a dangerous enemy has come back to seek revenge. Suki and Bekko are brave enough to […]
The author, previously a fashion model, best known for the teen detective series Model Under Cover. This is the second title in her new series for a younger readership. Waterstones No related posts.
Enter the unique world of the Spell Breathers… Breathing does not come naturally to Rayne – she loathes the hours of practice, the stacks of scrolls, and the snapping mud devils that cover her mothers precious spell book. But it is spell breathing that keeps her village safe from the dreaded monster curse that plagues […]
All the laugh-out-loud humour you’d expect from a Ben Davis book but with added heart and poignancy . . . and a four-legged character you’ll fall in love with. Waterstones No related posts.
Forth book in the series… Meet Joe as he tries to adapt to his new life. And meet Mister P, the world’s most helpful(ish) polar bear. Packed with gorgeous illustrations throughout, readers will love this fun and heartwarming story. A satisfying read for developing readers. Waterstones No related posts.
Katherine Rundell’s fifth novel is a heist as never seen before – the story of a group of children who will do anything to right a wrong. Fresh off the boat from England, Vita Marlowe has a job to do. Her beloved grandfather Jack has been cheated out of his home and possessions by a […]
An enchanting new chapter book for children, from number one bestselling author Matt Haig and featuring illustrations throughout by the award-winning Emily Gravett Evie is a little girl with a special talent. She can talk to animals. But when she rescues the school rabbit Gerald, and sets him free, Evie lands in big trouble. She […]
Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month, June 2019 Inspired by the true stories of animals in the Second World War, The Umbrella Mouse follows furry hero Pip, as she undertakes a perilous journey across Europe in search of her family, aided by a courageous band of resistance fighters, known as Noah’s Ark. A daring, heart-stopping […]
From the author of Tin David and Penny’s strange new home is surrounded by forest. It’s the childhood home of their mother, who’s recently died. But other creatures live here … magical creatures, like tiny, hairy Pog. He’s one of the First Folk, protecting the boundary between the worlds. As the children explore, they discover […]
Jemima Small is funny and smart. She knows a lot of things. Like the fact that she’s made of 206 bones, over 600 muscles and trillions of cells. What she doesn’t know is how that can be true and yet she can still sometimes feel like nothing… Or how being made to join the school’s […]
A new title in this series for young newly-independent readers. To the Keeper of this Book – it’s time for you to visit the magical kingdom waiting within. Believe in yourself – that will give you wings to fly! When Maya receives a special colouring book – The Magical Kingdom of Birds – she is […]
Times Children’s Book of the Week, 1 June 2019 Bonnie is scavenging on a beach when she finds a battered old row boat. And under the boat, a bare-footed boy-cold, hungry, and in need of help. The authorities have already been troubling Bonnie and Granda for breaking rules, but how can she leave this boy […]
Debut novel inspired by the discovery of a 100-year-old gardener’s notebook. October, 1916. Clara is sent to stay with her formidable aunt and uncle in the grounds of a country estate. Clara soon discovers that her new surroundings hold secrets: a locked room and a hidden key, and a mysterious boy who only appears in […]
A unicorn picture book treat from the bestselling, award-winning Sarah McIntyre. Unicorn wants to write the most fabulous story in the world. He has a fancy notebook. A special fluffy pen. He has everything just perfect. But Unicorn has NO IDEA what to write! When his friends try to join in, will Unicorn turn into […]
Clara has lived a life of solitude, home schooled under her mean uncle’s strict regime . . . until now! The day that Uncle abandons Clara, leaving her with nothing but a wedge of ‘guilt money’ and a half empty, crumbling manor house, she is determined to do things her way for a change. And […]
The author of the hilarious Millions and Framed serves up another first class comic caper. Eric, an ageing robot with memory loss and a missing leg, is not what Alfie expected to find at the airport lost property office. But Eric has gone rogue and it’s up to Alfie to try and avert a robotic […]
A new Jacqueline Wilson is always a cause for celebration and in this new standalone novel, she transports readers to the glamour and decadence of Britain’s Roaring Twenties. Quick-step lively and full of winning characters, it’s also a sensitively told story of class division and family loss that will catch junior readers in its spell. […]
Sunday Times Children’s Book of the Week, 7 April 2019 From the author of The Roman Mysteries comes a nail-biting time-travel adventure, set in London. Waterstones No related posts.
Harry Christmas and Angie Moon are best friends and almost-twins. Ever since they were born two days apart they’ve been partners in cloud-spotting, sweet-eating and treehouse-building. But when Harry is taken to hospital for headaches that won’t go away, he needs Angie more than ever. Because when things fall apart, only a best friend can […]
Sunday Times Children’ Book of the Week 21 April 2019 Ada Twist is full of questions. A scientist to her very core, Ada asks why again and again. One question always leads to another until she’s off on a journey of discovery. “Rarely is fiction so informative.” Nicolette Jones Waterstones No related posts.
A beautifully written, incredibly original and wickedly funny novel for readers of about 9 up – BLOOM is for everyone who has ever felt like they didn’t fit in, and for anyone who has ever wanted a little more colour and wildness in their lives… A “compelling story of conformity and rebellion” GUARDIAN REVIEW Waterstones […]
Waterstones Book of the Month, May 2019 Times Children’s Book of the Week, 18 May 2019 Sunday Times Children’s Book of the Week, 26 May 2019 Taylor is currently best known as the illustrator of the original Harry Potter covers – but Malamander more than proves his talents as a children’s author as well. Waterstones […]
Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2019 A debut novel about one girl’s remarkable journey across France during WWI. ‘House is a wonderful storyteller, combining simple prose with a relish for domestic detail. This is a story that young readers will remember long after GCSE timelines have been forgotten.’ THE TELEGRAPH Waterstones No related posts.
The author based this book on her 15 years experience as a Senior Textile Conservation Display Specialist at the V&A. Kit’s father is away AGAIN, and although she’s supposed to be staying with her brother and sister, Kit steals away to visit her grandfather at Moonstone Manor. The costume museum once filled with extravagant wonders, […]