Two years after the publication of her award-winning debut, Boy, Everywhere, A. M. Dassu returns to Sami and his friends and finds them living their best lives... until things start to go wrong. Already hailed by reviewers for its empathetic exploration of family, friendship and racism, we hope you're going to love this sequel from the author Alex Wheatle has described as 'a major, much-needed voice in children's fiction'.
The Lorikeet Tree
NEW in 2023 from Australian superstar Paul Jennings, this coming-of-age novel is both moving and inspirational, embracing big themes including the loss of a parent and environmental concern. KidsBookReview said: "Big stuff, and yet the way Jennings delivers this book… it’s like he’s holding your hand through it all". Expect a departure from his funny 'stories with a twist' but know that you are in the care of a master storyteller. Suggested age range 11 - 14 years; Longlisted for the UKLA Awards and Nominated for the Yoto Carnegie Medal for Writing 2024
Aftershocks, by Anne Fine
Nominated for the Yoto Carnegie Medals 2023, this teen title from the multi-award-winning, legendary author of 'Madame Doubtfire' and 'Goggle Eyes' was Book of the Week for both The Times and the Sunday Times. In 'the book of my heart', Anne Fine here confronts for the first time the long shadows cast by grief, for individuals and for communities at large. And she does it in a gripping adventure that will have you willing Louie on to its conclusion! Signed bookplates available on request.View full details
Madeline Finn and the Rescue Dog
NEW! A picture book about caring and sharing, from the author of 'Madeline Finn and the Library Dog'. Madeline worries who is caring for the dogs in the Rescue Home. Most importantly, who is reading to them? She tries to read to them all herself, but realises she needs help. Luckily, her friends at the library are ready to step in.
Madeline Finn and the Library Dog
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Wordless books, picture books to help you face your fears or to explore the wonders of the natural world: we strongly believe that a child's first books should be beautiful, educational and entertaining!
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We publish fiction from around the world (although it seems we do love Australia!) and for readers aged approximately 9+.
7 of our 9 eligible titles have been nominated for The Carnegie Medal