A tender story, cheerfully illustrated, about unconventional people and the freedom to be yourself.
David Baddiel, Steven Lenton
"this engaging and comic tale has a happy ending..."
— The Sunday Times
"A welcome festive sequel to a much-loved doggy tale..."
— The Times
When Life Gives You Mangoes
"The story is mysterious, and has a powerful twist, while also conjuring up moving family relationships..."
Lori and Max and the Book Thieves
"it’s even wittier than the first, with dialogue that dances..."
Philip Pullman, Tom Duxbury
"It’s a joy of a book..."
— The Scotsman
The Wolf Road
"introduces a significant new voice..."
The Hospital Dog
Julia Donaldson, Sara Ogilvie
"a story that barks to our age..."
The Falling in Love Montage
"The novel is very funny and has adorable, fluffy moments..."
— Books Ireland
The Book of Hopes
"This book will sustain you..."
Letters From Tove
Tove Jansson, Boel Westin, Helen Svensson, Sarah Death
"they trace Jansson’s life more intimately than any autobiography..."
— London Review of Books
Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright!
Britta Teckentrup, Fiona Waters
"his rewarding safari will brighten a year of bedtimes and lodge in the minds of children for a lifetime..."
"It’s passionate, important and Wheatle’s best novel yet..."
Never and Forever
"Cowell’s short sentences and scribbly pencil illustrations carry considerable skill and humour,..."
"Underdogs: Tooth and Nail is an admirably unusual book, and one that serves real purpose..."
— The Guardian
The Space We're In
Katya Balen, Laura Carlin
"a tear-jerker about family that shows us things that are important and true, and promotes compassion..."
Jacqueline Wilson, Nick Sharratt
"Wilson, again proving she is queen of the teen market, makes this story of family maelstrom look effortless..."
Dare to Be You
Matthew Syed, Toby Triumph
"charming, informative and inspiring motivational book for children..."
Voyage of the Sparrowhawk
Natasha Farrant (Literary scout)
"If you miss the warmth and wit of Eva Ibbotson, this book has a similar voice and spirit..."
"Ada’s imagination is irrepressible, from her love of fairies to her fascination with Euclid and steam engines..."
" a witty and original reminder that superheroes are human too..."
Eight Pieces of Silva
"fresh and true voices..."
"Kostick’s background as a historian informs the authenticity and detail of the story..."
"a deadly retelling of the Twilight original..."
2.29 out of 5
the Girl from the Sea
David Almond, Beatrice Alemagna
"A tender story, cheerfully illustrated..."
"a happy addition to the shelf..."
My Name is River
"This is the kind of adventure everyone likes to imagine when young..."
Ride the Wind
Nicola Davies, Salvatore Rubbino
"A beautiful tale with illustrations to match..."
Hana Tooke, Ayesha L. Rubio
"a delightful and evocative first book...."
5 out of 5
Monsieur Roscoe on Holiday
"The book is rewarding to pore over..."
Queen of Coin and Whispers
"stepping into the kingdom of Edar is completely immersive..."
The Great Godden
"a joyful, generous read..."
— The Daily Telegraph
4.25 out of 5
While We Can't Hug
Eoin McLaughlin, Polly Dunbar
"It will be a big help (copies to one D Cummings, please) and an important historical record of the time..."
The Smeds and the Smoos
Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler
"stellar pairing of Donaldson and Scheffler ..."
— Book Trust