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The Mighty Frog

The Mighty Frog
Guy Bass

Stripes Publishing
ISBN: 9781847155115

Things are not going well for Frog, an alien prince who is trying to save the world. The battles and perils come thick and fast yet all seems as though it will be fine - until Frog meets his dad....


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Darkmouth

Darkmouth
Shane Hegarty

HarperCollins Children's Books
ISBN: 9780007545766

A boy called Finn is the latest in a long line of illustrious Legend Hunters from the town of Darkmouth and he is, naturally, expected to fight the invading creatures. Unfortunately for him, Flinn would rather be a vet....


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Marsh Road Mysteries: Diamonds and Daggers

Marsh Road Mysteries: Diamonds and Daggers
Elen Caldecott

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408847527

A group of friends try to solve a case of missing diamonds in the first in a new series, The Marsh Road Mysteries, that features Hollywood stars, wannabe actors and some great detective work!


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Young Houdini: The Magician's Fire

Young Houdini: The Magician's Fire
Simon Nicholson

Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192734747

The real Harry Houdini was a great magician - but how did he develop his amazing skills? This story shows Houdini as a boy in a story that is packed full of action, drama and excitement as Houdini tries to solve the case of the disappearing magician!


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The Leaky Battery Sets Sail

The Leaky Battery Sets Sail
Gareth P. Jones

Stripes Publishing
ISBN: 9781847155931

Not just robots, not just pirates, but robot pirates are the main characters in this story which is packed with adventure on the high seas!


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Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Evilness of Pizza

Stinkbomb and Ketchup-Face and the Evilness of Pizza
John Dougherty

Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780192738257

When Ketchup-Face and Stinkbomb take on the role of secret agents for the King of Great Kerfuffle, they expect adventure and excitement. And that's exactly what they get in this hilarious and silly adventure involving badgers, spies and pizzas.


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Circus of Thieves on the Rampage

Circus of Thieves on the Rampage
William Sutcliffe

Simon & Schuster Ltd
ISBN: 9781471120251

Circus of Thieves on the Rampage, the second book in the series, is filled with revelations, rampages and revenge! Look out for mistaken identities, an angry circus master out for revenge, and a rather good circus trapeze act!


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River Daughter

River Daughter
Jane Hardstaff

Egmont Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781405268325

Moss lived in Tudor London with her dad and after a happy period in the country, is forced to return to the troubled city to overcome a dark enemy....


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The Deadly 7

The Deadly 7
Garth Jennings

Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781447251712

Nelson, whose sister is missing, accidentally falls onto a machine that removes his 'sins' from his body and turns them into seven rather rude and messy monsters! Can they help Nelson to find his missing sister?


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The Sleeper and the Spindle

The Sleeper and the Spindle
Neil Gaiman

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
ISBN: 9781408859643

This is a retelling of the traditional Sleeping Beauty fairy tale - but with a twist, as this sleeping princess has a slightly different agenda. Look out for feisty queen, lots of sleepy people and some very helpful dwarves.


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The Matchbox Mysteries

The Matchbox Mysteries
Sally Gardner

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
ISBN: 9781444010145

Podgy Bottom is in trouble. All over town cars are being shrunk to the size of a matchbox in the blink of an eye and a strange-looking broomstick is causing chaos and calamity... Sounds like a case for Wings & Co, the famous fairy detective agency!


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Opal Plumstead

Opal Plumstead
Jacqueline Wilson

Doubleday Children's Books
ISBN: 9780857531094

Jacqueline Wilson's 100th book, set in the Edwardian period, follows Opal Plumstead as she is forced to leave school and begin to work, to save her family from financial ruin...


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Moone Boy: the Blunder Years

Moone Boy: the Blunder Years
Chris O'Dowd

Macmillan Children's Books
ISBN: 9781447270942

Martin Moone is 11 and fed up with being the only boy in a family of girls. So when his best mate suggests Martin get an imaginary friend - or 'IF' for short - he decides to give it a go. Chaos follows as Martin takes on more than he can handle....


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The Map to Everywhere

The Map to Everywhere
Carrie Ryan

Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
ISBN: 9781444010541

Fin is a master thief - the perfect career when no one can remember you. Then he receives a letter and meets a girl who can't get home and the two of them set off on a fabulous adventure in a world bursting with pirates, magic and wonder!


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Timmy Failure: We Meet Again

Timmy Failure: We Meet Again
Stephan Pastis

Walker Books Ltd
ISBN: 9781406356748

If you're looking for something very funny, try the Timmy Failure books. Timmy Failure runs a detective agency and he is sure it is on the verge of global domination! But before he can think about that, he really needs to improve his school grades....


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