By Lydia Schoonderbeek
Eleanor & Park
Eleanor & Park is funny, sad, shocking and true – an exquisite nostalgia trip for anyone who has never forgotten their first love.
By Rainbow Rowell
Veering from one couture disaster to the next with the help of her overly enthusiastic father and her uber-geeky stalker, Toby, Harriet begins to realise that the world of fashion doesn’t seem to like her any more than the real world did. As her old life starts to fall apart, will Harriet be able to transform herself before she ruins everything? The award-winning debut by bestselling author Holly Smale.
By Holly Smale
Looking for Alaska
The unmissable first novel from bestselling and award-winning author of The Fault in our Stars. “If people were rain, I was drizzle and she was a hurricane.” Miles Halter’s whole life has been one big non-event, until he meets Alaska Young. Gorgeous, clever and undoubtedly screwed-up, Alaska draws Miles into her reckless world and irrevocably steals his heart. Poignant, funny, heart-breaking and compelling, this novel will stay with you forever.
By John Green
Open Very Carefully
What would you do if you were settling down for a quiet bedtime story and you realised that a crocodile had fallen into your storybook and was – not to put too fine a point on it – furious? This very grumpy crocodile has ended up in totally the wrong book, so he proceeds to eat his way out, in this fantastic debut picture book. He tries to escape a storybook that is all wrong for him, but is great fun for the reader!
By Nick Bromley
Already being proclaimed a classic in children’s literature and compared to the likes of Roald Dahl and Eva Ibbotson, Katherine Rundell’s Rooftoppers merges fantasy and historical fiction with sophisticated lyrical prose and vivid imagery that will delight middle grade readers, tweens, teens, and parents and teachers alike.
By Katherine Rundell
The wiggly, squiggly superhero is now available in paperback. Never fear,Superworm’s here! He can fish Spider out of a well, and rescue Toad from a busy road. But who will come to Superworm’s rescue, when he’s captured by a wicked Wizard Lizard? Luckily, all of Superworm’s insect friends have a cunning plan…
By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler
The Scarecrows’ Wedding
The Scarecrows’ Wedding is the eagerly awaited new picture book from the creators of The Gruffalo and Stick Man. Written in Julia Donaldson’s glorious rhyme and illustrated in glowing colour by Axel Scheffler, The Scarecrows’ Wedding is a fabulous love story, with drama, humour, originality – and a happy ending! Two scarecrows, Betty O’Barley and Harry O’Hay, are planning the perfect wedding. But wicked scarecrow, Reginald Rake, has other ideas and almost ruins their special day. Harry must become a hero before he and Betty can have the wedding of their dreams.
By Julia Donaldson’s