Chicken House

The Book of Boy

By Catherine Gilbert Murdock - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1350. Boy is a hunchback. It is the only name he has ever known, apart from Monster. He tends a flock of goats in ...Read Review

The Buried Crown

By Ally Sherrick - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1940: Londoner, Charlie, has placed his young brother in the care of a farmer near the airbase where he is training to become a ...Read Review

Sky Chasers

By Emma Carroll - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Annouay, France, 1783. Magpie is a guttersnipe and opportunist thief, struggling to support herself and her pet cockerel, Coco. When the unpleasant Madame Delacroix ...Read Review

Witchborn

By Nicholas Bowling - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultFantasy

1577. Elizabeth I has returned England to a moderate Protestantism. However, some think that her cousin, the Catholic Mary, Queen of Scots, should be ...Read Review

The Secret of Nightingale Wood

By Lucy Strange - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

A debut novel, this is a delightful tale of love and loss, family and friends, and mystery and magic. The story begins when ...Read Review

The Island at the End of Everything

By Kiran Millwood Hargrave - Published 2017

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1902, Culion Island, the Philippines, once a leper colony. When twelve-year-old Ami, whose mother has leprosy, learns that a new Government ruling has decided ...Read Review

Black Powder

By Ally Sherrick - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This is a story inspired by the Gunpowder Plot of 1605. It centres on twelve-year-old Tom from Portsmouth, whose father is in prison in ...Read Review

Rose in the Blitz

By Rebecca Stevens - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

Rebecca Stevens continues the adventures of her ‘Strange Girl’, Rose, in this sequel to Valentine Joe, set between the present day and war-torn 1940...Read Review

Longbow Girl

By Linda Davies - Published 2016

Genres:

Children/Young AdultTime-slip

This is a story of Merry Owen of Wales, who must travel back in time in order to save her family’s heritage ...Read Review

Crow Mountain

By Lucy Inglis - Published 2015

Genres:

Children/Young AdultWestern

This is two stories, one set in the pioneering days of the Wild West in the 1880s concerning Emily, a cosseted 15-year-old sent ...Read Review