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Witch for a Week
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Witch for a Week

Kaye Umansky. Simon and Schuster. (192p) ISBN 9781471160905 Elsie is chosen to look after Magenta’s Witch Tower for a week whilst Magenta goes to see her sister. Elsie doesn’t realise why in the beginning but sees it as a good opportunity to get away from the domestic chaos of her house where her younger brothers …

Storm Hound
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Storm Hound

Claire Fayers. Pan Macmillan. (256p) ISBN 9781509895045 Storm of Odin, youngest hound in the Wild Hunt, finds himself in a spot of trouble after falling to earth. He is no longer a gigantic, ravening force of nature tearing the very fabric of the sky apart, he is now a cute puppy with floppy ears and …

Amelia Fang and the Unicorn Lords
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Amelia Fang and the Unicorn Lords

Laura Ellen Anderson. HarperCollins. (240p) ISBN 9781405287067 Amelia Fang and the Unicorn Lords is the second in Laura Ellen Anderson’s Amelia Fang series finds Amelia and friends travelling to the Kingdom of the Light and face their fears. Amelia is on a quest to rescue Tangine’s mother, Queen Fairyweather who has been missing for a …

Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball
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Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball

Laura Ellen Anderson. Egmont UK. (224p) ISBN 9781405286725 Amelia Fang and the Barbaric Ball is the first in the Amelia Fang series by Laura Ellen Anderson, and with a beautifully illustrated cover (shiny!) and orange sprayed edges to match the orange theme on the cover it really makes you want to own it as an …

Kate on the Case
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Kate on the Case

Hannah Peck. Templar Publishing. (160p) ISBN 9781848129702 One thing about coming back to work after being on furlough was the amount of books waiting for me to read and review them, in some ways exciting and some ways daunting. This is one of the first from that pile of books that I saw and wanted …

Tilly and the Time Machine
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Tilly and the Time Machine

Adrian Edmondson. Penguin. (240p) ISBN 9780141372457 Tilly lives with her father, mum died a while back and Tilly’s perfect day would be to see her mum again. Dad is a sort of distracted, mad scientist, as all fathers in fiction are, or at least should be. Deemed too ‘mad’ for the government department that he …

Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts
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Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts

Katie and Kevin Tsang. HarperCollins. (224p) ISBN 9781405287517 Sam Wu is Not Afraid of Ghosts is the first in the Sam Wu series, and I of course have read number two before reading this one, but it takes nothing away from it. Sam feels that he has to prove he isn’t Scaredy-Cat Sam after an …

Charlie Changes into a Chicken
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Charlie Changes into a Chicken

Sam Copeland. Penguin. (288p) ISBN 9780241346211 I was given a copy of Charlie Changes Into a Chicken by Puffin in exchange for a review, and it’s always a relief when you can give a positive review 😉 Charlie McGuffin is nine-years old and pretty ordinary, except for one thing. He changes into different creatures. Through …

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