The Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare by Zillah Bethell – Published by Piccadilly Press

Imagine a world without colour… Auden Dare is an ordinary eleven-year-old in most respects except for one. He cannot see colour. But when Auden uncovers a secret in his uncle’s shed, an extraordinary mystery begins to unravel – one that could change the future of the world and Auden’s life forever… The Shark Caller wasContinue reading “The Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare by Zillah Bethell – Published by Piccadilly Press”

When the War Came Home

Lesley Parr Although we haven’t yet waved goodbye to 2021, I think I may have found one of my favourite books of 2022! Although technically I read it this year, the official publication date for When the War Came Home is the 6th January 2022 (I was lucky to pick up a copy a fewContinue reading “When the War Came Home”

My Summer with Grandad

Tom Tinn-Disbury A story of a little boy, love and letting go. The old saying goes, ‘if you love something, set it free’ and this touching book tells of this with such tenderness and warmth. Eric loves spending summers with grandad. This summer is even more special because Grandad gives Eric a very important jobContinue reading “My Summer with Grandad”

Swan Song

Gill Lewis Barrington Stoke – published 4th February 2021 There couldn’t be a more perfect book to bring Children’s Mental Health Week to a close. Swan Song is a profoundly moving story of child and adolescent mental health and the healing power of nature. ‘Dylan is struggling. Since he started grammar school, everything has becomeContinue reading “Swan Song”

Theodora Hendrix & The Monstrous League of Monsters

Written by Jordan Kopy & Illustrated by Chris Jevons It’s just shy of midnight on Halloween and in an unmarked grave in an abandoned cemetery, a tiny human, swaddled in blankets is wailing like a banshee. A zombie named George Hendrix claws his way out of the earth and he and his best friend Bandit,Continue reading “Theodora Hendrix & The Monstrous League of Monsters”

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