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What the Elephant Heard

A beautiful non-fiction picture book that follows the story of a herd of African elephants

Book Cover for What the Elephant Heard by Charlotte Guillain

Bad Girls Never Say Die

Evie Barnes is a bad girl. And everyone knows that bad girls make the best friends...

Book Cover for Bad Girls Never Say Die by Jennifer Mathieu


This exceptional story of 18th-century female pirates packs almighty punch for 21st-century readers

Book Cover for Pirates! by Celia Rees

Not Here To Be Liked

This addictive, pacey YA novel blazes with personality, feminist takedowns of patriarchy and an adorable unlikely romance

Book Cover for Not Here To Be Liked by Michelle Quach


A fierce yet thoughtful historical fantasy based on the witch trials in 17th century England

Book Cover for Witch by Finbar Hawkins

Rita Wong and the Jade Mask

This breakneck page turner combines classic crime thrillers with plenty of laughs, secretive magic and fantastical characters

Book Cover for Rita Wong and the Jade Mask  by Mark Jones

The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

Explore the wonderful world of Roald Dahl

Book Cover for The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl by Stella Caldwell

Gulliver's Travels A Robert Ingpen Illustrated Classic

Written almost 300 years ago when very little was known about the wider world, Jonathan Swift’s great adventure story about Gulliver provided readers with a wonderfully imaginative way of exploring uncharted lands.

Book Cover for Gulliver's Travels A Robert Ingpen Illustrated Classic by Jonathan Swift

The Lights that Dance in the Night

A magical, lyrical ode to the soul-stirring beauty of the northern lights, and to the landscape and animals of the Arctic

Book Cover for The Lights that Dance in the Night by Yuval Zommer

Robinson Crusoe A Robert Ingpen Illustrated Classic

The story of Crusoe’s life on an island is a lyrical study of a place as well as an inspiring story of one man’s resourcefulness

Book Cover for Robinson Crusoe A Robert Ingpen Illustrated Classic by Daniel Defoe


A fun adventure story about rise and fall of celebrity

Book Cover for Count by Melvin Burgess

Pippi Longstocking

A glorious, illustrated gift edition of Pippi Longstocking stories - the irrepressible, irresistible heroine for all ages

Book Cover for Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren

Little Glow

A rhyming celebration of hope, told through the eyes of an introverted lead character, observing the inspiring ways an inclusive community celebrates light through the year.

Book Cover for Little Glow by Katie Sahota

Roar Like a Lion

An uplifting call to arms, inspiring children to listen to the roar of the wild and grow as human beings… while having plenty of fun along the way!

Book Cover for Roar Like a Lion by Carlie Sorosiak


Six spine-tingling short stories with immense page-turning power

Book Cover for Freeze by Chris Priestley

Fireborn: Twelve and the Frozen Forest

Magic and monsters in a thrilling new fantasy adventure

Book Cover for Fireborn: Twelve and the Frozen Forest by Aisling Fowler

Not Here To Be Liked

This addictive, pacey YA novel blazes with personality, feminist takedowns of patriarchy and an adorable unlikely romance

Book Cover for Not Here To Be Liked by Michelle Quach

The Trial

This conversation-starting thriller sees seven teenagers confront uncomfortable truths as they battle to survive being stranded on a desert island - and each other

Book Cover for The Trial  by Laura Bates

The Christmas Carrolls

Like watching a feel-good family Christmas movie!

Book Cover for The Christmas Carrolls by Mel Taylor-Bessent

Wishyouwas The tiny guardian of lost letters

A magical Christmas adventure

Book Cover for Wishyouwas The tiny guardian of lost letters by Alexandra Page

The Book of Stolen Dreams

Long journeys alone, powerful opponents and bravery in this fantasy thriller

Book Cover for The Book of Stolen Dreams by David Farr

Rules for Vampires

Comic capers (and vampiric capes) abound in this rollicking, atmospheric debut

Book Cover for Rules for Vampires by Alex Foulkes

The World Book

Features key facts, stats and flags on every single country in the world

Book Cover for The World Book by Joe Fullman

Maggie Blue and the Dark World

A new author with a thrilling tale of courage, friendship and determination

Book Cover for Maggie Blue and the Dark World by Anna Goodall
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Revolution, rebellion, truth, treason, and a beautiful young highwaywoman who refuses to play by the rules

Set in Britain against the backdrop of the French Revolution, Sovay once again confirms Celia Rees’ tremendous talent for unpacking and enlivening major historical events through new perspectives, most notably through the eyes and experiences of strong female leads who refuse to do as they’re told. Born into a wealthy English family, Sovay has lived a pretty privileged life, though through her forward-thinking father, she has an acute awareness of the principles of justice and liberty. We meet Sovay in splendidly dramatic style when, dressed as a highwayman, she entraps her lover and proves his intentions and ... Read Full Review

Joanne Owen

Keeper of Secrets

Finding hope through friendship and nature in the aftermath of loss

Underpinned by a young girl’s grief, loneliness and struggle to find peace, Sarah J. Dodd’s Keeper of Secrets is a moving, drama-driven story of nature, friendship and conservation. Eleven-year-old Emily lost her mum fairly recently and both she and her dad are struggling without her. Dad is often short-tempered and distracted, while Emily feels alone, unable to talk to anyone about how she feels. While her vet dad has a new job in a new village to keep him busy, Emily knows no one, and the place is alien to her too, not least when she ... Read Full Review

Joanne Owen

Rise Extraordinary Women of Colour who Changed the World

Inspirational illustrated anthology of 100 women of colour who’ve blazed a trail to rise to the top of their respective fields, with world-changing impact.

Relating the remarkable stories of 100 extraordinary women of colour, Maliha Abidi’s Rise is an inspirational, informative showstopper of an anthology. Global in scope and engagingly lively in style, it’s a powerful and beautifully curated testament to trailblazing women of colour from all walks of life, from all fields of endeavour (literature, science, engineering, business, banking, mathematics, politics, law, medicine, human rights activism, sport, art, music, dance), from all corners of the world. What a glorious gift this is to treasure - and draw inspiration from - for a lifetime. Featuring women from over 40 countries, ... Read Full Review

Joanne Owen

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