David Fickling Books

Wild Song

By Candy Gourlay - Published 2023


Children/Young Adult

Candy Gourlay returns to the history of the Bontok, an Igorot people in the Philippines, whose lives she previously wrote about in her 2018 ...Read Review

Bone Talk

By Candy Gourlay - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

In this wonderful and unusual novel, Candy Gourlay sets out to give a voice to the people of the Philippines, where she grew ...Read Review

The Key to Flambards

By Linda Newbery - Published 2018


Children/Young Adult

When fourteen-year-old Grace Russell reluctantly comes to Flambards, where her great-great-grandparents once lived, she’s still in shock from the accident which left ...Read Review

Nevertheless She Persisted

By Jon Walter - Published 2018


Clara and Nancy have managed to escape their violent and abusive father, but not before Nancy has faced an unwanted pregnancy, a painful ...Read Review

Johnny Swanson

By Eleanor Updale - Published 2010


Children/Young AdultMystery/Crime

Johnny Swanson, a ten-year-old boy, is the main protagonist of this story set in 1929 England. He lives with his mother, Winnie, who works ...Read Review


By Adele Geras - Published 2005Published 2006


Children/Young AdultEpic

This stunning novel retells the Odyssey, all from the point of view of those waiting for the hero those long, lonely years in ...Read Review