The Worst Witch

Author: Jill Murphy

Poor Mildred is always in trouble at Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches. She gets her spells wrong, trips over her own feet and breaks her broomstick to name a few….

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The Sheep-Pig

Author: Dick King-Smith

Farmer Hogget wins Babe, the piglet, at a fair. What will he do with him as this is a sheep rearing area with no place for pigs?  Fly, the kind…

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The Owl Who Was Afraid of The Dark

Author: Jill Tomlinson

Plop, the baby barn owl is afraid of the dark. His parents try to get him to go hunting with them at night but he won’t go. His mother sends…

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The Bolds

Author: Julian Clary

Mr and Mrs Bold are just like you and me: they live in a nice house (in Teddington), they have jobs (like writing Christmas cracker jokes) and they love to…

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Scream Street: Heart of the Mummy

Author: Tommy Donbavand

Scream Street has been shrouded in constant night for as long as anyone can remember, but things look really black when millions of spiders escape from No. 5, covering everything…

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Fortunately, the milk…

Author: Neil Gaiman

Mum has had to go away and dad is in charge. Why is he taking so long to get milk from the shop? Could it be to do with spaceships,…

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Iguana Boy Saves the World with a Triple Cheese Pizza

Author: James Bishop

Dylan has always wanted to be a superhero, just like his brother and sister who have totally awesome powers. But when the time finally comes, Dylan discovers his superpower is…

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The Peculiar Peggs of Riddling Woods

Author: Samuel J. Halpin

When a girl moves to a small town to stay with her grandmother, she discovers a mystery where children from the town are disappearing. This is the story of a…

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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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Esio Trot

Author: Roald Dahl

Mr Hoppy loves Mrs Silver, but can he win her heart? High up in a tall building lives Mr Hoppy all alone. Downstairs lives Mrs Silver. Mr Hoppy loves her….

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Scream Street: Fang of the vampire

Author: Tommy Donbavand

After Luke Watson transforms into a werewolf for the third time, he and his parents are moved by the Government Housing of Unusual Lifeforms (G.H.O.U.L.) to Scream Street – a…

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First aid for fairies and other fabled beasts

Author: Lari Don

When Yann the injured centaur clip clops into Helen’s life she decides to help him even though she’s not exactly a vet. But that’s just the beginning …. Helen’s first…

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Spriderwick Chronicles: The Seeing Stone

Author: Tony Diterlizzi and Holly Black

Book 2 of The Spiderwick Chroniclesin which Mallory, Simon and Jared ask many questions and discover the fate of the missing cat. Once again Jared, Simon, and Mallory are in…

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Mortal Chaos

Author: Matt Dickinson

A fast paced action thriller with plenty of gore but set amidst all the chaos there are courageous tales of the human will to survive. A beautiful Purple Hairstreak butterfly…

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The Witches

Author: Roald Dahl

This story is about “real witches” – who dress in ordinary clothes, look like ordinary women, but loathe all children. Our seven-year-old hero and his grandmother are pitted against them…

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The Twits

Author: Roald Dahl

Mr and Mrs Twit are the horridest and stupidest and tricksiest and hairiest and noisiest people! Muggle-Wump the monkey and the Roly-Poly bird decide to teach them a lesson. How…

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The Magic Finger

Author: Roald Dahl

The tale of the little girl whose tingling magic finger is one to beware – if she loses her temper. Have you ever been so angry with someone that you…

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George’s Marvellous Medicine

Author: Roald Dahl

‘Have You Heard?’ George’s grandmother is the nastiest, most grumptious woman in the whole world. Now you can meet George and find out just what he intends to do about…

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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

Author: Roald Dahl

The tale of the giraffe, the pelican and the monkey, who set out to prove they are the best window cleaning company around. Who needs a ladder when you’ve got…

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Fantastic Mr Fox

Author: Roald Dahl

Nobody out foxes Fantastic Mr. Fox! Someone’s been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief – it’s Fantastic Mr. Fox! Working alone they…

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Zombie

Author: Tommy Donbavand

Nathan and his sister makes friends with a zombie when they go to visit their grandfather’s grave When Nathan and his sister visit their grandfather’s grave the last thing they…

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Danny the Champion of the World

Author: Roald Dahl

This is the story of Danny and his father who outwit their greedy, rich neighbour, Mr Victor Hazell. Danny lives with his father in an old gipsy caravan behind a…

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Author: Roald Dahl

The famous story of Charlie Bucket and his Golden Ticket, and Willy Wonka and his amazing chocolate factory Charlie Bucket loves chocolate. And Mr Willy Wonka, the most wondrous inventor…

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The BFG

Author: Roald Dahl

This is the story of how Sophie and the BFG save the world from other human eating giants. Sophie is snatched from her bedroom by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant) whose work is…

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Boy: Tales of childhood

Author: Roald Dahl

Throughout my young days at school and just afterwards, a number of things happened to me that I have never forgotten.” Many remarkable things did happen to Roald Dahl when…

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Gregor the Overlander

Author: Suzanne Collins

A young boy helps fulfil a prophecy in an underground world beneath New York.  When eleven-year-old Gregor follows his little sister down a laundry chute, he hurtles into Underland, a…

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Artemis Fowl

Author: Eoin Colfer

Has twelve-year-old villain, Artemis Fowl, the most ingenious criminal mastermind in history met his match when kidnaps a fairy? Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a brilliant criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know…

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The Great Ice-cream Heist

Author: Elen Caldecott

Can Eva prove Jamie is innocent of vandalising the local park? ‘Those McIntyres are nothing but trouble!’ When the McIntyre family moves in next door, Eva is intrigued – it…

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Peter Pan

Author: J. M. Barrie

‘Second to the right … and then straight on till morning!’ Desperate to hear bedtime stories, Peter Pan waits outside the nursery window of Wendy, John and Michael Darling. When…

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Th Un-Forgotten Coat

Author: Frank Cottrell Boyce

Two refugee brothers from Mongolia are determined to fit in with their Liverpool schoolmates Two refugee brothers from Mongolia are determined to fit in with their Liverpool school mates but…

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Virus

Author: Tommy Donbavand

Imaginative adventure story about Nahim and his evil computer virus. A computer virus changes everything. Nahim is bored in his ITC class at school, and launches a virus onto Polly…

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Fangtastic!

Author: Sienna Mercer

Ivy is a vampire, Olivia is vegetarian. They are twins!!! Ever since Olivia discovered that her long-lost twin sister, Ivy, is a vampire, she’s been soaking up everything Ivy will…

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Author: John Boyne

The tragic story of a nine year old boy called Bruno and his friendship with Schmuel.  A boy on the other side of the fence. This story is about Bruno,…

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War Horse

Author: Michael Morpurgo

A story of true friendship set during World War 1 Joey, a beautiful and courageous red bay with a white cross on his forehead, is sold by his owner to…

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The Runner

Author: Keith Gray

Jason’s Mum and Dad argue a lot and since his big brother moved to Liverpool, for his new job, escaping from it all seems like a good idea. Jason’s Mum…

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In a Glass Grimmly

Author: Adam Gidwitz

Brilliant storytelling and a fitting follow up to A Tale Dark and Grimm.  There is gore galore in this modern day Fairy Tale, with giants, mermaids, goblins and cannibals. The…

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A Tale Dark and Grimm

Author: Adam Gidwitz

Brilliant adventure that should give you a taste for GRIMM!!  So you thought you knew the tale of Hansel and Gretel, the lovely brother and sister lost in a wood…

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I, Funny

Author: James Patterson

Jamie Grimm is a middle schooler on a mission: he wants to become the world’s greatest stand-up comedian – even if he always seems to ‘choke’ in the spotlight. When…

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Mistakes Were Made

Author: Stephan Pastis

Hilarious story about Timmy, CEO of a dective agency and his business partner, who is a polar bear Take Timmy Failure — the clueless, comically self-confident CEO of the best…

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Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

Author: Jack Gantos

A high-impact, very appealing story about a boy who just can’t sit still. Joey is a good kid, maybe even a great kid, but his teachers say he’s wired ……

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