Marion Rose

City of Stolen Magic

By Nazneen Ahmed Pathak - Published 2023

Genres:

.Children/Young AdultHistorical Fantasy

This debut novel by British Bangladeshi writer Nazneen Ahmed Pathak is as powerful as it is original. We meet 12-year-old Chompa on a ...Read Review

Fablehouse

By Emma Norry - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Emma Norry has that endearing ability in a writer of weaving in reflections on life and what it throws at you, without it ...Read Review

The Boy Who Stole the Pharaoh’s Lunch

By Karen McCombie - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Seth is always naughty, and he doesn’t like school. While waiting for a telling-off for his latest prank, he picks up a ...Read Review

A Spoonful of Spying (Alice Éclair, Spy Extraordinaire!)

By Beatriz Castro (illus.) - By Sarah Todd Taylor - Published 2023

Genres:

Children/Young AdultThriller

This exuberant romp of a spy thriller is set against the backdrop of a fictionalised grand exhibition like the one which took place ...Read Review

Honesty and Lies

By Eloise Williams - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young AdultLiterary

This story reeled me in like a fish to the world of Queen Elizabeth 1, Tudor London and the backdrop to the Gunpowder plotters. ...Read Review

The Secret of Splint Hall

By Katie Cotton - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

“Mum said the war was over, but Isobel thought that it was not. She could see it in the tight lips of the ...Read Review

The Mermaid in the Millpond

By Lucy Strange - By Pam Smy (illus.) - Published 2022

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

‘Sometimes the only way to save yourself is to save someone else’ is the theme that flows through this mystical story set during ...Read Review

The Book Cat

By Clara Vulliamy - By Polly Faber - Published 2021

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

This delightful story is based on the real-life cat who came to live at the Faber offices during WW2. It is written by ...Read Review

Bone Talk

By Candy Gourlay - Published 2018

Genres:

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

Where the World Ends

By Geraldine McCaughrean - Published 2018

Genres:

Children/Young Adult

Based on a real event, this is a story that sings to the soul. It belongs—in shoals—in every school and library. ...Read Review