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The House on Hoarder Hill by Mikki Lish and Kelly Ngai

The House on Hoarder Hill by Mikki Lish and Kelly Ngai

A spooky adventure mystery that feels like a Hollywood film or TV series. Eleven year old Hedy is not impressed when her parents – ...
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The Crow and the Peacock by Jo Fernihough

The Crow and the Peacock by Jo Fernihough

An appealing picture book that takes a traditional theme about being satisfied with your life and successfully updates it. Crow has always been happy ...
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winnie and wilbur at chinese new year

Winnie and Wilbur at Chinese New Year by Valerie Thomas and Korky Paul

Another enjoyable story from the ever popular Winnie and Wilbur series by Valerie Thomas with delightful, distinctive and detailed illustrations by Korky Paul. Winnie ...
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Asking for A Friend by Kate Mallinder

Asking for a Friend by Kate Mallinder

The ultimate feel-good teen read that will provide the perfect escape this spring and summer. So good, in fact, that it should be available ...
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Fergus the Furnball by Emily Snape

Fergus the Furball by Emily Snape

Overflowing with toilet humour, this is a fun and furry adventure story for young readers. None of Daniel’s birthday wishes have ever come true ...
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The Faraway Truth by Janae Marks

The Faraway Truth by Janae Marks

A heart-warming and uplifting story that introduces themes of racism and injustice in an age appropriate way to middle grade readers. Zoe Washington is ...
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Neon Leon by Jane Clarke and Britta Teckentrup

Neon Leon by Jane Clarke and Britta Teckentrup

Bold, bright and fun: an interactive picture book with a strong educational element. Leon is a chameleon. But he’s unusual. The other chameleons can ...
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Orphan Monster Spy by Matt Killeen

Orphan, Monster, Spy by Matt Killeen

A truly superb character-driven, action-packed novel that brings history alive and challenges the reader to think about life in the Third Reich. Sarah is ...
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Latest Author Interviews

Emily Snape

Emily Snape

Emily Snape is an author and illustrator living in London and her latest book, Fergus the Furball was released in February 2020. She loves audio books, sitcoms ...
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Paul Morton

Paul Morton

Paul is a professional illustrator with lots of stories to tell. He helps run a weekend picture book retreat for other writers and ...
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Laura Dockrill

Laura Dockrill

Laura Dockrill is an author, illustrator and performance poet. She is the author of Carnegie Medal-nominated YA novel Lorali and the Darcy Burdock ...
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Kirsty Applebaum

Kirsty Applebaum: TrooFriend Blog Tour

Kirsty Applebaum’s debut novel, The Middler, was published to much acclaim in 2019. Her second novel, TrooFriend, will be released on 2nd April ...
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