Urban Outlaws

Author: Peter Jay Black

In a bunker hidden deep beneath London live five extraordinary kids.  They’re not just friends; they’re URBAN OUTLAWS. They outsmart London’s crime gangs and hand out their dirty money through…


Sky Song

Author: Abi Elphinstone

Two children set off on a quest to defeat the evil Ice Queen who keeps their world in her icy grip. Eska is trapped in a music box by the…


The Wizard of Oz

Author: L. Frank Baum

Follow Dorothy, Toto, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow and the cowardly Lion on their adventure to find the Wizard of Oz. When a cyclone hits Kansas Dorothy and her faithful…


The Pirate’s Eye

Author: Guy Bass

At Last Stitch Head is free to start a new life, and decides to live his dream and set sail for an almost-life on the high seas… After the successful…


The No 1 Car Spotter and the Firebird

Author: Atinuke

Oluwalase Babatunde Benson is No. 1. He’s the No. 1 car spotter in his village – probably the No. 1 car spotter in the world! This is the second book…


Cloud Boy

Author: Marcia Williams

A girl keeps a diary as she learns more about her grandmother’s time in a World War 2 prison camp, and her best friend becomes increasingly ill with a brain tumour….


Mr Gum and the Power Crystals

Author: Andy Stanton

Hang on to your heads and eyeballs as you are whisked to the land of talking dogs, silly songs, and the best chase scene you’ve ever read. You may even…


The Accidental Prime Minister

Author: Tom McLaughlin

If you like books that make you laugh out loud, have a very good baddie and lots of silly adults, then this is the book for you! When a video…


The Garbage King

Author: Elizabeth Laird

Set in Ethiopia, this is a moving story about two runaways from very different backgrounds as they struggle to survive on the streets of Addis Ababa. Mamo is a poor…


Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Author: Jeff Kinney

Greg Heffley finds himself thrust into a new year and a new school, where undersized weaklings share the corridors with kids who are taller, meaner and already shaving.  Desperate to…



Author: Mitch Johnson

An award-winning debut novel from Mitch Johnson, which was endorsed by Amnesty International due to the themes of Children’s Rights that run throughout the story. Budi dreams all the time…


The Storm Keeper’s Island

Author: Catherine Doyle

When eleven-year-old Fionn Boyle sets foot on Arranmore Island, he is drawn in to the magical legacy of his family, and the ongoing battle between the Morrigan and Dagda Fionn…



Author: Frank Cottrell-Boyce

An 11 year old boy, who is too big for his school blazer and looks much older than he is, competes with a group of adults to lead a space…


Frog the Barbarian

Author: Guy Bass

The second hilarious tale about a frog on a serious mission, in a world where nobody is sure what the bumbles is going on! Frog has saved the princess (and…


Boy Underwater

Author: Adam Baron

A funny and touching story about nine-year-old Cymbeline Igloo, who turns detective to discover the family secret that has led to his mother’s breakdown. Cymbeline Igloo has never been swimming,…


The Last Wild

Author: Piers Torday

Gripping adventure that leaves you wanting to read the rest of the series. Kester Jaynes is 12 years old, locked away in the awful Spectrum Hall Academy for Challenging Children,…


The Boy Who Grew Dragons

Author: Andy Shepherd

Tomas picks some fruit from a strange tree at the bottom of his Grandad’s garden and has no idea that as a result he will have a pet dragon to…


Just Jack

Author: Kate Scott

Jack has just started yet another school. He will just keep others at a distance and not be himself again, won’t he? However, he hadn’t imagined meeting Tyler! A warm…


The Skylarks’ War

Author: Hilary McKay

A wonderful historical novel of growing up in the shadow of World War 1. The Skylarks War won the Costa Children’s Book Award in 2018. Clarry and Peter’s mother died…


The Elsewhere Emporium

Author: Ross MacKenzie

This is the second book in The Nowhere Emporium trilogy, with The Otherwhere Emporium completing the trilogy. The Nowhere Emporium has been stolen and Daniel and Ellie must find it…


You Can’t Make Me Go To Witch School!

Author: Em Lynas

Daisy Wart dreams of being a Shakespearian actor and wants everyone to see her Bottom … her performance in Bottom the play, that is. BUT she is absolutely NOT a…



Author: Padraig Kenny

In a steampunk 1930s Britain, a group of mechanicals (robots) set out to save not only their friend but also the country from being destroyed by the plans of a…


Mickey and the Animal Spies

Author: Anne Miller

Mickey loves solving codes! She loves them so much she is on the lookout for them everywhere. When Mickey spots a coded message on the school bus it leads her…