Make Me Awesome by Ben Davis, illustrated by Mike Lowery

I am delighted to be taking part in the Make Me Awesome Blog Tour. Ben Davis has very kindly answered questions put to him by my After School Book Club, which you should read in An Interview With... Ben Davis. When Freddie’s Dad loses his job, the Smallhouse family hit tough times, and have to … Continue reading Make Me Awesome by Ben Davis, illustrated by Mike Lowery

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You Can’t Make Me Go To Witch School by Em Lynas, illustrated by Jamie Littler

It’s Daisy Wart’s 11th Birthday, and instead of Granny taking her for a birthday treat, she’s stood outside a crumbling building. Granny is convinced she’s a witch, but Daisy is adamant she isn’t. For Daisy is a Shakespearean actress, preparing to show the world her Bottom just two nights hence. With the headmistress ignoring her, … Continue reading You Can’t Make Me Go To Witch School by Em Lynas, illustrated by Jamie Littler

Beaky Malone: Weirdest Show On Earth by Barry Hutchison, illustrated by Katie Abey

Publication Date: 11 January 2018 Beaky Malone was the World's Greatest Liar, until he stepped into Madame Shirley's rusty metal box. It's been a while since he told his last lie, so he’s a little concerned he won’t be able to act in Ms Brannan’s adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. And to make life even … Continue reading Beaky Malone: Weirdest Show On Earth by Barry Hutchison, illustrated by Katie Abey

Hopscotch And The Christmas Tree by Katy Segrove, illustrated by Katerina Vykhodtseva

The residents of Rainbow Mews are all excited - it’s time to put the Christmas tree up. But, when it falls apart, the friends struggle to agree on a new tree. They’re either too big, too small, too fat or too thin. Can the friends find a tree they can all agree on? Brilliant for … Continue reading Hopscotch And The Christmas Tree by Katy Segrove, illustrated by Katerina Vykhodtseva

There’s A Dragon In My Backpack by Tom Nicoll, illustrated by Sarah Horne

Pan is bored of staying at home every day, and desperate to go to school with Eric. Hiding in his backpack, Pan almost makes it through the day without causing trouble. Almost. When Mrs Biggs sees the mini-dragon, she’s convinced it’s a rat. Eric knows he has to do something, and with Jayden and Min … Continue reading There’s A Dragon In My Backpack by Tom Nicoll, illustrated by Sarah Horne

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

Danny Dingle’s Fantastic Finds: The Jet Of Justice by Angie Lake

Publication Date: 7th September 2017 Danny’s third outing sees him excited about a summer of fantastic finds and excellent inventions now school's out, but mum is more interested in a summer of peace and quiet, so he's packed off to summer camp in the Lake District with best friends Percy and Superdog. Well it's that, … Continue reading Danny Dingle’s Fantastic Finds: The Jet Of Justice by Angie Lake