“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.”
Jingle Spells by James Brown
Little witch Trixie loves Christmas. Her friends think she’s batty, so Trixie needs Santa’s help to spread Christmas joy, but at Lapland HQ she can’t see Santa anywhere. The shelves are empty and all witches are on the Naughty List! Luckily, Trixie has some tricks up her sleeve that might save Christmas for everyone. Paperback, £6.99
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There’s nothing like getting lost in a good book as long as you can find your way out
Pages & Co: Tilly and the Bookwanderers by Anna James
Since her mother’s disappearance, Tilly has found comfort in stories at Pages & Co., her grandparents’ bookshop and when her favourite characters, Anne of Green Gables and Alice from Wonderland, appear in the shop, Tilly’s adventures become very real. Not only can she follow Anne and Alice into their thrilling world, she discovers she can bookwander into any story she chooses and maybe this might even help her solve the mystery of what happened to her mother. Hardcover, HarperCollins, £12.99
A delightful, joy of a book for age 7 upwards.
Secrets of a Sun King by Emma Carroll
When Lilian Kaye finds a parcel on her grandad’s doorstep, she is shocked to see it was sent by a famous Egyptologist found dead that very morning, according to every newspaper in England. The mysterious package holds the key to a story about a king whose tomb archaeologists are desperately hunting for. Lil and her friends must embark on an incredible journey to return the package to its resting place, to protect those they love and to break the deadly pharaoh’s curse. Paperback, Faber & Faber, £6.99
An exciting story set in 1922, making history accessible for age 8+.