Chicken House

In the Shadow of Heroes

By Nicholas Bowling - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

1st-century AD, Rome. The power-crazed Emperor Nero is determined to get his hands on the fabled Golden Fleece, and his armed guards will ...Read Review

She Wolf

By Dan Smith - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

It is the year 866 and a young Dane, Ylva (meaning ‘she-wolf’), finds herself orphaned in the strange land of Northumbria, after witnessing her ...Read Review

Lily and the Rockets

By Rebecca Stevens - Published 2019

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Lily Dodd is proud to start working as a munitionette at the same factory as her father. Having left school, she feels finally ...Read Review

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