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Blog posts for: Children's fiction

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story

The story of the Nativity is made truly magical in the masterful hands of the acclaimed author, Brian Wildsmith. This beautifully illustrated book is a delight to share at Christmas time.

Suitable for age 2+.

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Amber Undercover

Amber Undercover

Modern espionage meets teen drama in this thrilling book by author Em Norry. Amber Roberts is just your average 14-year-old. If she had things her own way she’d be focusing on school and hanging out with her best friend, Vi. But one part of Amber’s life isn’t so average; she’s just been recruited as an international spy.

Suitable for age 10+.

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Ballet Bunnies: Let’s Dance

Ballet Bunnies: Let’s Dance

When Millie first started ballet classes she found it quite hard – until she made friends with the ballet bunnies! In this second story Millie’s getting ready to perform for the first time, in the gala show! Paws crossed that the ballet bunnies can help her find the confidence to go on stage in front of an audience.

Suitable for age 5+

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Ballet Bunnies: Millie’s Birthday

Ballet Bunnies: Millie’s Birthday

The Ballet Bunnies have come to stay with Millie for her birthday, and they are even going to come to her birthday party (as long as they can stay hidden, of course). Can they help Millie to have the best birthday ever?

Suitable for age 5+

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Ballet Bunnies: The Lost Slipper

Ballet Bunnies: The Lost Slipper

Millie’s class have gone to the theatre to watch real ballerinas dance! But where can the Ballet Bunnies be? Will Millie be able to find them before the curtain rises? With a Ballet Bunny on your side, fun and laughter are never far away. Beautifully-illustrated stories with heart; perfect for newly emerging readers who love ballet and bunnies!

Suitable for age 5+.

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Ballet Bunnies: The New Class

Ballet Bunnies: The New Class

Millie is just starting ballet classes and she’s finding it quite hard – she’s never really done ballet properly before. But then when she’s waiting to be picked up at the end of the lesson, she discovers the ballet bunnies! Can Millie keep the ballet bunnies’ secret? And can the ballet bunnies help Millie to find her confidence?

Suitable for age 5+.

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Edgar & Adolf (Super-readable Rollercoasters)

Edgar & Adolf (Super-readable Rollercoasters)

Adi is on a mission set by his late grandfather, Adolf Jager. He must track down Edgar Kail, and return to him the simplest yet most prized of possessions. His quest soon becomes a journey of discovery as he learns of a friendship that survived decades, a great sporting rivalry, and a war that shook the world.

Suitable for age 11+.

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Electrigirl

Electrigirl

I used to be plain old ordinary Holly . . . but now I’ve become EXTRAordinary Holly!
Being struck by lightning and getting an amazing superpower wasn’t how Holly thought that her day would go. But now it’s happened, she might as well make the most of it . . . if only she could work out how to stop blowing everything up!

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Emmy Levels Up

Emmy Levels Up

Online, Emmy is a star gamer with fans who love to watch her videos. At school, Emmy is friendless and bullied. Vanessa, AKA the Queen of Mean, has decided that Emmy is a weirdo with bad handwriting, horrible fashion sense, and no dad. Can Emmy level up, join forces with some new friends, and beat the bullies?

Suitable for age 8–12.

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Greatest Animal Stories

Greatest Animal Stories

Award-winning children’s writer and former Children’s Laureate Michael Morpurgo has collected his greatest animal stories from all around the world and put them in one place . . . There are lots of stories to choose from, including Puss in Boots, The Ugly Duckling, and Peter and the Wolf. A beautifully-illustrated and sumptuous gift edition for children to treasure.

Suitable for age 5+.

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Greatest Magical Stories, chosen by Michael Morpurgo

Greatest Magical Stories, chosen by Michael Morpurgo

From tiny heroes and talking frogs to meddling fairies and mysterious sea creatures, all the wonders of the magical world are here. A treasure trove of magical delights including Sleeping Beauty and The Frog Prince, chosen by the UK’s best-loved storyteller. A sumptuous gift edition for children to treasure.

Suitable for age 5+.

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