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Clare Weze

Clare Weze

Clare Weze was raised in London and Yorkshire and has British and Nigerian heritage. She writes for adults and children and has always wr More...


Author Q&A See all

Finding your voice

Finding your voice

Sarah Ann Juckes, author of The Hunt for the Nightingale, returns with her new novel, More...


A Career in..... See all

What is a Designer?

What is a Designer?

Theatre isn’t all about acting. It takes a whole team of people working together to make a show happen. In this film you can find out abo More...


Latest Books & Extracts

  • Skandar and the Phantom Rider: the spectacular sequel to Skandar and the Unicorn Thief

    Don't miss this second book in the international bestselling SKANDAR series, an unmissable adventure for readers age 9 to 99 and fans of

  • Woodwitch: The magical adventure continues! (Hedgewitch Book 2)

    The Hedgewitch series continues... Cassie, Rue and Tabitha's magical training will be put to the test as they venture deeper into the Hed

  • Swimming on the Moon

    An unforgettable story about one family searching for happiness in the heartache of divorce, from Costa Award-winning author Brian Conagh

  • Bob vs the Selfie Zombies

    The hilarious and action-packed story of Bob, accidental time traveller!

  • The Time Tider

    Mara's dad needs to be constantly on the move for his line of work but Mara has no idea what he actually does. That is until she uncovers

  • The Wildstorm Curse

    A fabled witch. A powerful curse. A monster out for revenge.  Can an unlikely hero find the words to save her friends? The Wildstorm Curs

Featured Authors

  • Sinéad O'Hart

    Sinéad O'Hart: Sinéad O'Hart was raised in a small house full of books in the south-east of Ireland. She has a degree in Medieval English and has had ma

  • Jeremy Dronfield

    Jeremy Dronfield: Jeremy Dronfield has written many books about the lives and adventures of amazing people from history. Most are true sto

  • Fleur Hitchcock

    Fleur Hitchcock: Fleur Hitchcock's latest murder mystery novel, Murder at Snowfall, is now available and is her most sinister yet.... Fleur began life as

  • Sarah Ann Juckes

    Sarah Ann Juckes: Sarah Ann Juckes writes books for young people.  The Hunt for the Nightingale was her first novel for children, followed by The Night Ani

  • Clare Weze

    Clare Weze: Clare Weze was raised in London and Yorkshire and has British and Nigerian heritage. She writes for adults and children and has always wr

  • Sarah Todd Taylor

    Sarah Todd Taylor: Join Alice Éclair in her extraordinary spying adventures, A Recipe for Trouble and A Spoonful of Spying

Your Reviews

  • The Marvellers: the bestselling magical fantasy adventure


    Welcome to a world of Marvellers at the Arcanium Training Institute where young Marvellers and their unique powers across the globe attend school to learn...

  • Snot, Sneezes, and Super-Spreaders: Everything You Need to Know About Viruses and How to Stop Them


    Snot, Sneezes and Super-spreaders has everything a young person might want to know about viruses including how they replicate, spread and...

  • Fritz and Kurt


    Here is my first 'must buy, must read' title for 2023! There are so many books about the Holocaust but for me, Fritz and Kurt was instant...

  • The Storm Swimmer


    Ginika has so much to look forward to. It's her last summer holiday before she goes to secondary school and, along with her best friend Alisha, she's prep...

  • Tasting Light: Ten Science Fiction Stories to Rewire Your Perceptions


    Tasting Light is a collection of ten science fiction short stories. It's a gripping, exciting and thought-provoking collection of stories...

  • Stand and Deliver!


    I knew from the first few pages this was going to be a brilliant, captivating read. Stand and Deliver! by Philip Caveney is a thrilling a...

  • The Wildstorm Curse


    Kallie is 13 years old. She is also dyslexic, but this does not prevent her from winning a play writing competition and getting a place at a summer theatr...

  • Everest: Reaching the Roof of the World


    I found this book absolutely fascinating; I was completely absorbed by it and couldn't put it down. To find out about the many attempts to reach the summi...

  • The Night Animals


    The Night Animals has a sumptuous cover by Sharon King-Chai (who also did the illustrations inside) to attract new readers. However, Sara...

  • The Elemental Detectives


    The Elemental Detectives is an exciting read, set in an historic alternative London governed by groups of Elemental spirits who look afte...

Videos & Vlogs

The Storm Swimmer by Clare Weze

The Storm Swimmer by Clare Weze

Discover what inspired this story of friendship, family and change.

Fritz and Kurt's story of survival

Fritz and Kurt's story of survival

Jeremy Dronfield tells ReadingZone why he felt Fritz and Kurt's story needed to be told, and why he wanted to write their story f

Lockwood & Co comes to Netflix

Lockwood & Co comes to Netflix

Lockwood and Co is coming to Netflix on 27th January 2023 - check out the official trailer but be warned - it's not for the faint

This month’s highlights

  • Picture Book

    Create a Picture Book Competition 2023

    Create a Picture Book Competition 2023

    ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2023 ReadingZone is challenging those aged four to 18 years to make a picture book for the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2023,...

  • Book Trailers

    Make a Book Trailer

    Make a Book Trailer

    Create a Book Trailer Create a book trailer of your favourite book or your latest bookclub read for ReadingZone, and encourage others to read the book!  Or you can use it...

  • Podcasts

    Create your own Podcast

    Create your own Podcast

    Bex, a presenter for Fun Kids, has put together a simple guide for us about creating podcasts and gives us some top tips for starting your own podcast.

  • Videos & Vlogs

    Creating a Book Vlog

    Creating a Book Vlog

    Ever wanted to create your own vlog, but don't know how to get started? In these videos, author and book vlogger Lucy Powrie (lucythereader) gives her tips on getting started, what to inc...