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Armistice Runner by Tom Palmer

Armistice Runner by Tom Palmer

A powerful book that effectively uses a modern-day narrator to hook readers into a moving historical story. Thirteen-year-old Lily normally looks forward to travelling to ...
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What if it's us

What if it’s us? by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

A wonderful love story that’s easy to read and hard to put down. Truly great characterisation but I’d have liked a more definite ending. He’s ...
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The Brotherhood of Brimstone

The Brotherhood of Brimstone by Kate Wiseman

A fun read with lots of over-the-top slapstick action, including an evil Brotherhood who are sacrificing rubber chickens. This is a must-read for fans of ...
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Daddy Hairdo by Fancis Martin and Claire Powell

Daddy Hairdo by Francis Martin and Claire Powell

A modern day Rapunzel with a much more child orientated story. When Amy was born she didn’t have much hair and her daddy had lots ...
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Firebird by Elizabeth Wein

Firebird by Elizabeth Wein

A powerful, gripping and moving story. This book is written for reluctant and dyslexic teens but is equally enjoyable for anyone who enjoys a cracking ...
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Popcorn Eating Squirrels of the world unite

Popcorn-Eating Squirrels of the World Unite! by Matt Dickinson

A larger than life, totally wacky adventure that bears absolutely no resemblance to reality. Kids will love it! Ben, Cassie and Alfie are three young ...
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King Carl and the Wish - Maverick Early Readers

Maverick Early Readers

An excellent series of books that can support children learning to read in both an educational and home setting. Maverick Early Readers are a bright ...
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The Mirror of Pharos by J S Landor

The Mirror of Pharos by J S Landor

A wonderful mix of magic and reality, this original time-travel adventure has the perfect combination for a children’s book with strong and believable characters and ...
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Latest Author Interviews

Matt Dickinson

Matt Dickinson

Matt Dickinson is an award-winning writer and filmmaker with a passion for climbing and adventure. During his filmmaking career he has ...
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Anna Wilson

Anna Wilson

Anna Wilson started her career as a picture book editor at Macmillan Children’s Books and went on to be an ...
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Ali Sparkes

Ali Sparkes

Ali Sparkes lives in Southampton, England with her husband and sons and a bonkers labradoodle called Willow. She began her ...
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Vanessa Harbour

Vanessa Harbour

Vanessa Harbour is a disabled writer and academic who loves words and believes in living life to the full regardless ...
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