Melissa Harrison combines an eye for detail and an ear for prose with a skill for constructing a plot.
From fairy tales to non-fiction.
The Beast from the East may have delayed spring, but at least we have great new kids’ stories from north, south, east and west.
“I was always utterly elsewhere,” writes Mangnan, as she navigates Harry Potter, Goodnight Mister Tom and The Hungry Caterpillar.
In Horatio Clare’s Aubrey and the Terrible Ladybirds, a hero must save the polluted world from an enormous snail.
From toddlers to discerning teenagers, there’s something out there for everyone.
From a goat with a mobile phone to a poor chimney sweep, here are the new stories to look out for this winter.
The best children's books don't feel like more school. These picks will help make the summer holidays even better.
Insects are big this spring, in many different guises.
Get hold of these, and your holidays will be peaceful and merry.