Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

Born on Eventide, Morrigan Crow is a cursed child. Everything that goes wrong in Jackalfax can be traced back to her. She is feared by the townsfolk, and despised by her family. And, destiny dictates she will die on her 11th birthday. However, the mysterious Julian North interrupts her final meal to introduce himself as … Continue reading Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend

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Silver Street Farm Series by Nicola Davies, illustrations by Katharine McEwen

I had the pleasure of meeting Nicola Davies at Kenilworth Books to celebrate 50 books in 20 years. While talking about my school bookshelf, she very kindly gave me the fifth book from the Silver Street Farm Series and offered to send me the first book too. And I’m so grateful she did.. Welcome to … Continue reading Silver Street Farm Series by Nicola Davies, illustrations by Katharine McEwen

Spectre Collectors: Too Ghoul For School by Barry Hutchison

Denzel is struggling with his maths homework when his eraser jumps out of his pencil case. And then, there’s the dark shape lingering in the corner of the dining room, spreading across the walls. As ornaments start flying across the room, his escape through the window fails when it’s blown up. The Spectre Collectors have … Continue reading Spectre Collectors: Too Ghoul For School by Barry Hutchison

Amelia Fang And The Barbaric Ball by Laura Ellen Anderson

Publication Date: 5th October 2017 It's that time of year when Countess Frivoleeta is planning her pride and joy, the Barbaric Ball. Amelia Fang can’t think of a worse way to spend her time and would much rather hang out with her friends, Florence and Grimaldi, but the Countess insists she attends. The only saving … Continue reading Amelia Fang And The Barbaric Ball by Laura Ellen Anderson