Author: David Almond

A strange creature, part owl, part angel needs Michael’s help to survive.  But is Skellig more than he first appears? When a move to a new house coincides with his baby sister’s illness,…


I am still not a Loser

Author: Jim Smith

You know when someone’s horrible to you in a dream and you wake up really annoyed with them?  That’s what happened to me with my best friend Bunky. You know…


Chasing Vermeer

Author: Blue Balliett

Petra and Calder live in a neighbourhood where strange things have started to happen. Seemingly unrelated events occur. An old woman seeks their company and a priceless Vermeer painting disappears….


Sammy and the Starman

Author: Anne Cassidy

When Jax, an intergalactic postman, breaks down on Earth his only hope of a safe return home rests with Sammy. But can Sammy save Jax from the greedy clutches of…


A Wizard of Earthsea

Author: Ursula Le Guin

Sparrowhawk the wizard accidentally unleashes an evil force in Earthsea and sets out to destroy it. Sparrowhawk the wizard accidentally unleashes an evil force in Earthsea and sets out to…


Beetle Boy

Author: M G Leonard

When Darkus’ father, Dr Bartholomew Cuttle, mysteriously disappears from London’s Natural History Museum, Darkus has to move in with his rather odd Uncle Max AND change schools.  When Darkus’ father,…


What to do about Holly

Author: Joan Lingard

Holly’s young, single mum is just about ahead of social services and just about running her chaotic life. Holly’s father works away on the oil rigs and is coming home…


The Wooden Mile

Author: Chris Mould

Stanley Buggles has lived a very ordinary life until he inherits a house from a mysterious Uncle, he didn’t know he had. There are some strange goings-on in Crampton Rock….


My Haunted House: Araminta Spook

Author: Angie Sage

Araminta Spook lives in a wonderful old haunted house, but her crabby aunt Tabby wants to move. Aunt Tabby is determined to sell their house—Araminta has to stop her! With…


Kensuke’s Kingdom

Author: Michael Morpurgo

An exciting adventure for Michael and his dog Stella after they find themselves washed up on an island. Michael’s parents are made redundant and decide to sail around the world….


Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Author: J K Rowling

Harry, Ron and Hermione have returned to Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry for their second year. (But Harry and Ron only just made it – they missed the Hogwarts…


Blabber Mouth

Author: Morris Gleitzman

“Two hours ago, when I walked into this school for the first time, the sun was shining, the birds were singing and, apart from a knot in my guts the…


The Best Dog in the World

Author: Sylvia Green

Elliot has always wanted a dog of his own but he lives in a flat where no animals are allowed and his new stepfather is allergic to anything with fur…


James and the Giant Peach

Author: Raold Dahl

James finds himself on a miraculous journey… Inside a giant peach with the strangest friends for company: an enormous Spider, a very musical Grasshopper, a kindly Glow-Worm, and a Centipede…


Bang goes a Troll

Author: The Beastly Boys

Ulf has to stop trolls being poached to be used as targets in a hunting range. When a messenger bat arrives at the RSPCB, Ulf the werewolf receives news of…


The World of Norm: May Contain Nuts

Author: Jonathan Meres

Norman finds it hard to adjust when his family move house.  Norman knew it was going to be one of those days when he woke up and found himself about…


Sea Monsters and other Delicacies

Author: The Beastly Boys

Sea Monsters and Other Delicacies is the second book in this fantastic series. Ulf is an orphaned werewolf who has lived his whole life at Farraway Hall, the headquarters of…


Trolls United

Author: Alan MacDonald

Ulrik is desperate to be on the school football team, but he doesn’t really understand the rules Ulrik is desperate to be on the school football team, but he doesn’t…


The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe

Author: CS Lewis

Four children discover a fantasy world when they walk through a magical wardrobe.  They open a door and enter a magical world. They step through a wardrobe door and into…


Fergus Crane

Author: Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell

Fergus Crane is a young boy, who lives in the Archduke Ferdinand Apartments with his mother, Lucia. A mysterious little flying box arrives at his house three different times and…


The 7 Professors of the Far North

Author: John Fardell

Professor Murdo plans to get rid of everyone in the world and replace them with perfect clones of himself.  In order to do this, he kidnaps the six Professors who…



Author: Cathy Cassidy

Hannah and Joey have been best friends forever. Joey’s parents love rescuing things and making them beautiful – their house is full of things made from driftwood, old glass and…


Midnight Pirates

Author: Ally Kennen

Three children, whose parents have gone away to a family wedding, try to run the family’s secluded Cornwall beach hotel on their own. Three children, whose parents have gone away…


Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide

Author: Tony DiTerlizzi and Holly Black

When their Great Aunt Lucinda is sent off to an asylum, the Grace children move into her creepy mansion with their mother. When their Great Aunt Lucinda is sent off…


The porridge of Knowledge

Author: Archie Kimpton

Milk finds a recipe for a magical special porridge. Milk lives with her granddad in Slopp-on-Sea. Her grandad is a bit confused and forgetful and one day he returns from…


The Eejits

Author: Matthew Fitt

Have you read “The Twits”by Roald Dahl? Now is your chance to read it in Scots! The dirty, smelly, nasty, husband and wife team, who like to think of new…


The Accidental Time Traveller

Author: Janis MacKay

One ordinary day, Saul is on his way to the corner shop when a girl appears suddenly in the middle of the road. “I’m not mad, ok? I know this…


Stitch Head: The Spider’s Lair

Author: Guy Bass

Stitch Head finds himself in a whole lot of trouble when he sets out on a rescue mission, in this enjoyable tale of monsters, mad scientists and forgotten creations. When…



Author: Kim Slater

‘I found Jean’s friend dead in the river. His name was Colin Kirk. He was a homeless man, but he still wanted to live.’ ‘I found Jean’s friend dead in…


Heap House

Author: Edward Carey

 The secrets that bind Heap House together begin to unravel to reveal a dark truth that threatens to destroy Clod’s world. Clod is an Iremonger. He lives in the Heaps,…


Combat Zone

Author: Tom Palmer

First book in the Rugby Academy series. Dyslexia friendly. Football mad Woody is starting Borderlands, a boarding school, where rugby is the sport. Woody can’t get his dad to change…


Chasing the falconers

Author: Gordon Korman

Aidan and Megan Falconer break out of a juvenile detention centre to try to clear their parents’ names and prove their innocence. Aidan and Megan Falconer break out of a…


Agatha Parrot and the Floating Head

Author: Kjartan Poskitt

 A humorous, light hearted tale with an amusing range of characters with appeal to Mr Gum and younger Wimpy Kid fans. Agatha Parrot and her friends live in Odd Street…


Thorfinn The Nicest Viking

Author: David MacPhail

This is the first in a funny, action-packed series, where everything you thought you knew about Vikings is turned on its head. Meet Thorfinn, no ordinary Viking. Unlike the other…


The Lost Children

Author: Gillian Philip

Ravenstorm Island is an eerie and mysterious place.  All the creepy statues of children that are scattered around the Island just add to the spooky feel.  Ravenstorm Island is full…


Skulduggery Pleasant

Author: Derek Landy

Skulduggery Pleasant, the living skeleton of a dead wizard, has dodged the grave to save the world from ancient evil. His partner is 12 year old Stephanie, a strong, smart…


Prince Frogface

Author: Kaye Umansky

Prince Valentine of Romantica is absolutely outraged – some raggedy old witch has had the audacity to turn him into a frog! A FROG! This just cannot be allowed to…


Petunia Perry and the Curse of the Ugly Pigeon

Author: Pamela Butchart

Petunia Perry is writing her memoirs. She wants to tell you about starting high school, her best mate, who stages one-person flash mobs at school and her mum, who over-shares…


My Brother is a Superhero

Author: David Solomons

Whether you know your Marvel heroes from your DC comics or not, this is a laugh out loud, fun filled adventure to keep you on the edge of your seat…


Murder Most Unladylike

Author: Robin Stevens

Daisy Wells and Hazel Wong set up their own secret detective agency at Deepden School for Girls. When Hazel discovers Miss Bell, the science mistress, lying dead in the gym…