When the rain threatens to ruin the fun at summer camp, Malik and his friends are tasked with inventing a pram that any baby would love. But when ideas start flowing, tensions run high and it turns out that not everyone agrees on exactly what a baby would ne... read more

PramBusters!

The year is 1885 and Erik Weisz, a penniless immigrant, has found himself in trouble again. His uncanny talent for picking locks and his gleeful showboating to match it, have earned him very few friends and a bad reputation. But this is ... read more

Houdini and the Five Cent Circus

Warm and wise tale about new families. Everyone comments on Meg's sunny smile, and she's put it to good use as a model for her mum's range of bridesmaids' dresses at wedding fairs. It's always been just Meg and Mum, but then M... read more

The Girl with the Sunshine Smile (RA8 IA8-12)

Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and he learns he will be visited by three spirits - Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come - who reveal to him his miserable existence, the opportunit... read more

A Christmas Carol

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 Dyslexia Friendly and Reluctant Readers

Heartwarming adventure from double Carnegie winner.

Joe and the Dragonosaurus (Little Gems IA 5-8)

Children’s literature legend Michael Morpurgo teams up with illustration star Sam Usher for a rollicking countryside adventure story, now in a Little Gems edition for more parents and children to share together.
The frogs a... read more

We Are Not Frogs! (Little Gems) IA5-8

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 Dyslexia Friendly and Reluctant Readers

Series:Free Lance Ser.

Free Lance has no master - he journeys from village to village and castle to castle, competing in tournaments and working for his keep. The latest tournament is a rotten mess of corruption, rigging and hi-jinks - can Free Lance survive to fight another day?

Free Lance and the Field of Blood (Free Lance #2)

Renaissance Italy is a world of riches open to any man who dares to conquer it. In the life of young Lisa the doors to this world remain closed. Promised in her youth to a widower as a loving wife and mother, she is ... read more

Smile: The story of the original Mona Lisa

Izzy and Asha need a space to call their own away from difficult families, the Skull brothers, and the trouble they bring. But the derelict building site where they stake their claim already belongs to something else: a wilderness they never expected and an inj... read more

Run Wild

When a man returns to his childhood home and visits the derelict tree house in which his father once chose to live, he recalls the past unravelling of his family, the unspoken strangeness of their lives, and the impact on his own adult life.
Beautiful, sparse and insightful storytelling.

The Family Tree

A moving historical adventure set against the backdrop of the last great sea battle - the Battle of Lepanto - ever fought in the Mediterranean. It is 1571 and Venice's colonies in Cyprus are under threat. The forces of the Holy League sail... read more

The Angel of Venice (RA 8+ IA 13+)

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 Dyslexia Friendly and Reluctant Readers

Series:8 To 12 Ser.

Taka must prove himself in a dangerous mission to become a ninja. Thrilling adventure from the author of the Young Samurai books

First Mission (Ninja #1)