Voices in the Park

Anthony Browne Four different voices tell their own versions of the same walk in the park. The radically different perspectives give a fascinating depth to this simple story which explores many of the author’s key themes, such as alienation, friendship and the bizarre amid the mundane. Anthony Browne’s world-renowned artwork Read more…

I Survived

Lauren Tarshis Ten-year-old George Calder is the luckiest boy alive. He and his eight-year-old sister, Phoebe, have just spent two months with their aunt in England. And now they all get to travel back to New York on a boat. And not just any boat—the Titanic! Set of 5 books Read more…

A Hen in the Wardrobe

Wendy Meddour Ramzi’s dad is acting very strangely. He climbs trees in the middle of the night, and even goes into Ramzi’s wardrobe looking for a hen. The trouble is, he’s sleepwalking because he’s homesick for his native Algeria. So Ramzi, Dad and Mum go back to Dad’s Berber village Read more…

Mondays Are Murder

Tanya Landman When Poppy Fields goes on an activity holiday to a remote Scottish island, she is looking forward to a week of climbing, hill-walking and horse riding. But things take a disastrous turn when their instructor has what appears to be a fatal abseiling accident. When Poppy discovers that Read more…

Frogspell

C.J. Busby Max Pendragon is probably the worst squire in King Arthur’s kingdom – he’d much rather train to be a wizard instead. So when he accidentally invents a spell that turns people into frogs, it seems his wish might come true. But events take an unexpected turn when Max Read more…

Rotten Romans

Terry Deary Go back into the really rotten times of the Romans, where there were beastly battles, deadly doctors and marvellous myths. Discover what Roman soldiers wore under their kilts, how ancient Britons got their hair nice and how Romans told the future with dead chickens. With a bold, accessible Read more…

Dying To Be Famous

Tanya Landman Poppy Fields and best friend Graham are astonished to be given parts in a musical production of The Wizard of Oz. Even more astonishing is the series of murders that occurs at the theatre, targeting the leading lady. When Poppy and Graham investigate, little do they know that Read more…

The Paperbag Prince

Collin Thompson This is the story of an old man living in a railway carriage on a rubbish dump who knows that even rubbish can sometimes contain treasure; and that, if he stays long enough, gentle nature will heal the countryside and make it green again. Amazon link  

Muncle Trogg

Janet Foxley Giants live on top of Mount Grumble, hidden from humans below. But not all of them are big. Muncle Trogg is so small that he’s laughed at by the others for being human-sized. Fed up, he decides to take a look at the ‘Smallings’ that he’s meant to Read more…

Moominland Midwinter

Tove Jansson ‘This is snow,’ Moomintroll whispered to himself. Moomins always sleep through the winter – or they did until the year Moomintroll woke up and went exploring in the silent, snow-covered valley where the river used to scuttle along and all his friends were so busy in summer.