Inspiring Young Readers
You’re Snug With Me posted on 28 Oct 2018
This is the second impressive picture book collaboration between this author and illustrator
Sock Story posted on 25 Oct 2018
‘Surely a sock isn’t interesting enough to have a whole story written about it?', you might well ask.
Lollie the Rough Collie and the Magic Kiss posted on 23 Oct 2018
Most children respond enthusiastically to a sprinkle of magic in a book
Still Water posted on 19 Oct 2018
I have to admit that I do love a well-written, spooky chiller and Chris Priestley’s latest from the ‘super-readable’ Barrington Stoke stable....
Not Yet A Yeti posted on 17 Oct 2018
What happens when you realise that you are a bit different from the rest of your family?
The Lost Diary of Sami Star posted on 14 Oct 2018
Twelve year old Hannah isn’t just finding her relationship with her friends, Robyn and Zadie, increasingly difficult...
Race to the Frozen North: The Matthew Henson Story posted on 09 Oct 2018
Appropriately enough for the start of Black History Month, Barrington Stoke’s ‘super-readable’ series has published Catherine Johnson’s excellent fictional
The Key to Flambards posted on 07 Oct 2018
When I was a child I must confess that I preferred ballet stories to horsey stories - there seemed to be an awful lot of both genres about ..
Apple Cake and Baklava posted on 04 Oct 2018
Leila has fled with her family from Syria, via Italy, to live in rural Germany, where she is about to start at another new school.
Sea Prayer posted on 03 Oct 2018
All wars generate their own body of literature – sometimes elegiac or reflective, sometimes jingoistic or triumphal