Goodnight Mister Tom

Author: Michelle Magorian

This is the story of a young boy called William and his unusual relationship with a widower named Tom William is sent to stay with Tom after the outbreak of…

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The Hobbit

Author: JRR Tolkien

The Hobbit is the unforgettable story of Bilbo, a peace-loving hobbit, who embarks on a strange and magical adventure. A timeless classic. Bilbo Baggins enjoys a quiet and contented life,…

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I am not a loser

Author: Jim Smith

The first book in the brilliant Roald Dahl Funny Prize winning BARRY LOSER series. Perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Tom Gates and Dennis the Menace. I’ve never minded that my name’s Barry…

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Out of the Depths

Author: Cathy MacPhail

‘I saw my teacher in the queue at the supermarket last Christmas. Miss Baxter. I was surprised to see her. She’d been dead for six months’ When Tyler moves to…

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Liar and Spy

Author: Rebecca Stead

Winner of the Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize and shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal. Follows a boy as his family circumstances change and deals with friendships and enemies at home and…

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Zombies

Author: R McGeddon

Ever wondered how to identify a zombie? Ever wanted to know how to defend yourself using only a whisk and a piece of string? Welcome to Disaster Diaries, where Sam,…

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Trolls go Home

Author: Alan MacDonald

After a nasty incident with a goat, the Troll family are forced to leave their native Norway and make a new home somewhere else. Unfortunately they choose the quiet suburb…

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You’re a bad man Mr Gum

Author: Andy Stanton

Shabba me whiskers! It’s that bestselling and award-winning first ever Mr Gum book by Andy Stanton. The Mr Gum books are only the craziest, funniest most best books for children in the…

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Mr Gum and the Cherry Tree

Author: Andy Stanton

A wickedly funny story!! This adventure in the Mr Gum series takes you into the forest to investigate a mysterious cherry tree where a creature called the Runtus supposedly lives….

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Dirty Bertie – Pants!

Author: Alan MacDonald

Dirty Bertie is a very stinky boy… but that’s nothing compared to his whiffy underpants! Step back and hold your nose if you value your life! What with Bertie’s pant-tastic…

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Dirty Bertie – Fleas!

Author: Alan MacDonald

Three wickedly funny stories featuring a flea-ridden Whiffer the dog, a naughty dare at school and a shiny red fire engine. Dirty Bertie is up to his neck in trouble…

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Dark Summer

Author: Ali Sparkes

A secret passage to a hidden world . . . It’s the summer holidays, and Eddie finds himself strangely drawn to the famous caves at Wookey Hole. He makes friends…

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Tyranno Quest – Air Blast

Author: Steve Barlow and Steve Skidmore

Choose-your-own adventure in order to try to stop an evil alien from taking over the Earth. Tyranno, the evil Starlord, plans to attack Earth with his alien armies. Your quest…

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Circus Mirandus

Author: Cassie Beasley

Micah seeks help from a magical circus to save his dying grandfather. Micah’s beloved grandfather is gravely sick, but all is not lost. Years ago, his grandfather visited a mysterious…

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Pencil of Doom

Author: Andy Griffiths

When Henry McThrottle doodles with his new pencil, his pictures come alive!  Henry’s classmates get greedy and draw all the things they could possibly wish for – with chaotic results,…

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Wendy Quill Tries to Grow a Pet

Author: Wendy Meddour

“When I grow up I want to be a vet but mum doesn’t like things that poo in the house which means I’ll never be allowed another pet. Not even…

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Ella on the Outside

Author: Cath Howe

Ella is starting a new school, but she is missing her old home, her friends and her dad. Ella would love to make friends, but she has a family secret,…

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Mary, Queen of Scots and All That

Author: Allan Burnett

“Mary, Queen of Scots and All That” is packed with historical facts about Scotland’s headless heroine. Follow hot-blooded Mary’s lifelong rivalry with her frosty cousin, Queen Elizabeth I of England –…

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Magnus Fin and the Selkie Secret

Author: Janis MacKay

Can Magnus Fin complete his mission before the selkie secret is revealed and his selkie family are forced to leave the bay forever? On his eleventh birthday, schoolboy Magnus Fin…

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Hello Charlie

Author: Hilary McKay

Four stories in one.  A good read for fans of Horrid Henry. Charlie, his brother Max and best friend Henry have crazy adventures in this book, involving a teddy bear,…

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Dogs Don’t Tell Jokes

Author: Louis Sachar

Can Gary win the school talent show and scoop the $100 prize? Gary W. Boone knows he was born to be a stand-up comedian. It’s just the rest of the…

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Divided City

Author: Theresa Breslin

A gripping tale about two boys who must find their own answers – and their own way forward – in a world divided by differences. Graham and Joe meet whilst…

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Demon Dentist

Author: David Walliams

Alfie is very suspicious of Miss Root, the dentist. Is she behind the mystery of the horrible things (slugs, spiders and earwigs) that children are finding under their pillows, when…

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Time Hunters: Gladiator Clash

Author: Chris Blake

Can Tom and Isis defeat the Gladiator hero, Hilarus, and discover the amulet that will help to release Isis from the curse of Anubis? Ten-year-old Tom accidentally smashes a statue…

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The Boy at the Top of the Mountain

Author: John Boyne

When Pierrot becomes an orphan, he must leave his home in Paris for a new life with his Aunt Beatrix, a servant in a wealthy household at the top of…

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The Longest Night of Charlie Noon

Author: Christopher Edge

Three friends venture into the woods to discover what secrets lie at the heart of it. This is so much more than an adventure story. Discussing time and quantum physics,…

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Stitch Head

Author: Guy Bass

In the maze-like dungeons of Castle Grotteskew, the frightfully insane Professor Erasmus conducts his bizarre experiments on living things. His very first creation has been long forgotten – a small,…

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Malice’s Madness

Author: Guy Bass

Part story, part graphic novel, this is a great adventure read. Jonny and Tommy Atomic are the sons of the most famous superhero in the world. So far they have…

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Horrid Henry and the Mummy’s Curse

Author: Francesca Simon

Horrid Henry is up to his usual awful pranks, getting himself into trouble again and again! Horrid Henry is up to his usual awful pranks, getting himself into trouble again…

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Ghostyshocks and the Three Mummies

Author: Laurence Anholt

When Ghostyshocks messes with some mad, mangy and murderous mummies, she’s BOUND to get TANGLED up in all sorts of trouble! Ghostyshocks has been told many times by her parents…

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Dragon

Author: Hilary McKay

When Max leaves his room in a mess, his aunt flies off in a rage …and on a broomstick! Max is left on his own, except for a dragon’s egg…

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Dirty Bertie: Bogeys!

Author: Alan MacDonald

Dirty Bertie, the boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits, is back for more comic adventures. In these three stories, Bogeys, Magic and Potty, Bertie is bribed by his mum to stop…

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Cinderella at the Vampire Ball

Author: Laurence Anholt

A fun twist on the Cinderella story with zombies and vampires. Cinderella’s father remarries and they go to live with their new family, who are a bit strange and spooky….

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Breaking the Spell

Author: Lari Don

A fantastic collection of stories that capture the rich storytelling history of Scotland and its people. There is plenty of adventure and excitement for readers in every story and great…

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Sorrowline

Author: Niel Bushnell

12-year-old Jack discovers that he can travel in time through a power generated by grave stones.  Twelve-year-old Jack Morrow is used to life being complicated. His mother died five years…

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Casper Candlewack’s in Death by Pigeon

Author: Ivan Brett

Casper is a bright boy, who lives in a village full of idiots, making him a bit different! Everyone, except Casper, is very excited when famous magician, The Great Tiramisu,…

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Dirty Bertie: Worms

Author: Alan MacDonald

Meet Dirty Bertie – a boy with nose-pickingly disgusting habits! He’s full to bursting with madcap plans and crazy ideas, and if it’s trouble you’re after, look no further –…

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Precious and the Mystery of the Missing Lion

Author: Alexander McCall Smith

Precious and Khumo want to solve the mystery. Will they succeed and find the missing lion?  Precious Ramotswe is on holiday, visiting her Aunty Bee at safari camp deep in…

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The Night Bus Hero

Author: Onjali Q. Rauf

A young lad is determined to change his ways when the consequences of his bullying prank on a homeless man are laid bare. Hector is a bully who doesn’t really…

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The Titanic Detective Agency

Author: Lindsay Littleson

Two young girls aboard The Titanic discover there are mysteries to solve on-board. Little do they realise that time is running out on the “unsinkable” ship. Bertha Watt, travelling from…

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