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Dread Wood by Jennifer Killick, Published by Farshore Books.

Detention has never been so deadly… Quite rightly dubbed the queen of Middle Grade horror, Jennifer Killick brings us her newest hair-raising adventure Dread Wood and it could be her best yet. Think Eight Legged Freaks meets Tremors, it’s Goosebumps with a fresh new feel for the tweens of today. Creepy caretakers, eeerie school grounds,Continue reading “Dread Wood by Jennifer Killick, Published by Farshore Books.”

Monster Max & The Marmalade Ghost

Robin Bennett Illustrated by Tom Tinn-Disbury My son’s most anticipated book of 2022! We have been counting down the days until the unleashing of the second book in this marvellous series. It’s been a year since my now 9 year old was introduced to the totally ROAR-SOME world of Monster Max and I can honestlyContinue reading “Monster Max & The Marmalade Ghost”

Grandpa Frank’s Great Big Bucket List

Jenny Pearson The Queen of feel-good reads, Jenny Pearson is back ready to wrap you up in her signature style of humour and heart. This is the ultimate comfort read; a book that feels like the biggest and loveliest of hugs. The story sensitely handles loneliness, old-age and dementia on an epic adventure shared betweenContinue reading “Grandpa Frank’s Great Big Bucket List”

Little Horror

Daniel Peak A tiny terror goes on the run in this hilarious, laugh-out-loud, action-packed adventure. Think Look Who’s Talking meets Rugrats with it’s own highly original spin. I seriously couldn’t put this down and romped through it in one sitting! It’s pure comedy gold combined with a gripping quest to defeat an evil conspiracy andContinue reading “Little Horror”

Theodora Hendrix & the Curious Case of the Cursed Beetle

Jordan Kopy Illustrated by Chris Jevons I’ve been so looking forward to the second book in this series! Think Amelia Fang meets The Addams Family with a little bit of The Munsters mixed in for good measure. Spooky season is just around the corner and Theodora Hendrix and her gang of monsters are readying upContinue reading “Theodora Hendrix & the Curious Case of the Cursed Beetle”

A Dinosaur Ate My Sister

Pooja Puri Illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan A ROAR-some romp through time and space with hijinks and hilarity galore! Ingenious inventions, dinosaur poo on a colossal scale and a hint of ‘drongness’ it’s an action-packed, expertly drawn adventure. Esha Verma, her snotty apprentice Broccoli and his cunning pet tortoise have a dream. They are going toContinue reading “A Dinosaur Ate My Sister”

Monster Max & the Bobble Hat of Forgetting

Robin Bennett – Illustratedby Tom Tinn-Disbury Brilliantly bonkers, Monster Max takes young readers on a zany adventure like no other. Burps, battles, bizarre inventions and a bobble hat infused with befuddlement it was a big hit with my 8 year old! Max is an ordinary boy, who lives in an ordinary street with his ordinaryContinue reading “Monster Max & the Bobble Hat of Forgetting”

Nappy the Pirate Baby

Alan Macdonald Illustrated by Elissa Elwick Ahoy there ship-mates! I spy a swash-buckling beauty of a book. From the author of Dirty Bertie, younger readers will delight in climbing aboard The Salty Herring for a pirate adventure like no other. Captain Sprat and his pirate crew love nothing more than lazing about on the poopContinue reading “Nappy the Pirate Baby”

My Robot’s Gone Wild!

Dave Cousins Illustrated by Catalina Echeverri Fancy a fast-paced adventure? Loch-side camping, cattle-rustling and a scene with a lory hanging off a harbour wall to rival the Italian Job, My Robot’s Gone Wild is an epic finale to this series of books. At just over 150 pages, interspersed with illustrations, this is a manageable &Continue reading “My Robot’s Gone Wild!”

Stick Boy

Words & pictures by Paul Coomey “If you’re lucky enough to be different, don’t ever change” Taylor Swift A super-funny, super heart-warming story of falling to pieces and sticking yourself back together. Stick is different. He ‘sticks out.’ The son of Mr and Mrs Boy, he’s literally a Stick Boy in a 3d world. WeContinue reading “Stick Boy”