Watch out! Move out of the way! Hold onto your tails! There are ... BUNNIES ON THE BUS! And they aren't stopping for ANYONE!
The relentless anarchy and fruity rhyming scheme makes for a thrilling ride for younger children and their tongue-twisted parents. To be chanted at high speed and followed by a little lie-down.
Robin Hood: Hacking, Heists and Flaming Arrows
"An all-action Robin Hood update enthrals ..."
— The Times
"It transports us a long way from the here and now...."
— The Sunday Times
4.8 out of 5
Frida Nilsson, Stina Wirsen
"Nilsson has a peculiar power to make you remember exactly what it was like to be small, fierce, disempowered and six..."
Alfie Fleet's Guide to the Universe
Martin Howard, Chris Mould
"has an exceptionally high joke count..."
Paolo, Emperor of Rome
Mac Barnett, Claire Keane
"An intrepid dachshund tours Rome and meets a VIP in a charming adventure..."
"Written with feeling, honesty and conviction, this is a story about body image and self-esteem..."
" Love writes with such confidence, fluency and voice that it’s hard to imagine this is his first book..."
"Fountain writes about this fictitious situation with verisimilitude and verve..."
— The Observer
3.71 out of 5
The Super Miraculous Journey of Fredde Yates
"caper of a debut..."
Orphans of the Tide
Struan Murray, Manuel Sumberac
"Orphans of the Tide is both gripping and original – it demands a sequel..."
4.2 out of 5
The Highland Falcon Thief
M. G. Leonard, Sam Sedgman, Elisa Paganelli
"a good, old-fashioned mystery..."
— Book Trust
4.22 out of 5
Lampie and the Children of the Sea
Annet Schaap, Laura Watkinson (Translator)
"It is absorbing, old-fashioned storytelling, reminiscent of The Secret Garden..."
The House of One Hundred Clocks
"If you want to get children off TikTok and into tick-tocks, it’s a good place to start..."
"This story about homelessness is truthful and compelling, and Duffy has a talent for imparting serious ideas entertainingly..."
Planet Omar: Unexpected Super Spy
Zanib Mian, Nasaya Mafaridik
"Mian’s gentle mixing of humour and Muslim tradition ... is fresh and necessary...."
The Ice Bear Miracle
"a heartfelt story to snuggle into..."
Here in the Real World
"Fans of Kate Dicamillo will particularly love this ..."
A Sprinkle of Sorcery
"Harrison’s fully imagined world has conviction, and the perils of this story are lightened by the warmthand spirit of its characters..."
"Strap on your spacesuits and prepare for narrative G-force! ..."
Nell and the Circus of Dreams
Nell Gifford, Briony May Smith
"hopeful, magical, and beautifully told..."
— The Daily Telegraph
Jane Eyre: A Retelling
"part of a commendable campaign to introduce reluctant readers to the classics...."
The Girl Who Stole an Elephant
"a deceptively dense adventure that will appeal to readers well into their teens..."
The Missing: The True Story of My Family...
"Michael Rosen does not mollycoddle his readers...."
Diary of a Confused Feminist
"this book by the comedian Kate Weston will make you laugh out loud..."
The Pure Heart
"This twisted gothic novel is a winner..."
Asha and the Spirit Bird
"an exotic journey with a feelgood ending..."
4.11 out of 5
The Kid Who Came from Space
"Welford is a remarkably entertaining storyteller. ..."
One Of Us Is Next
"Teen genre fiction can so easily be awash with cliches and stereotypes, and she manages to disrupt them...."
— The Guardian
"This is a story with characters who catch you up and carry you through their trials and triumphs..."
4.14 out of 5
The Secret Commonwealth
"Pullman is a consummate and gifted storyteller and his narrative skill and linguistic dexterity are on full display here..."
— Irish Times
3.69 out of 5
Bunnies on the Bus
Philip Ardagh, Ben Mantle
"A tale of high-speed bunnies is a wild ride..."
The Frozen Sea
"A spellbinding fantasy ..."
— The Bookseller