Operation Banana

As World War ll drags on, Susan sets out on a mission to cheer up her mum in this heartwarming wartime tale from award-winning historical fiction writer Tony Bradman. Susan is worried about her mum. She’s struggling with long hours at her job in the factory and it’s a long time since they’ve heard from […]

Bruno and Frida

Friendship forms in the midst of war between a young German boy and a Russian bomber-dog, in this poignant and gripping historical adventure. East Prussia, Germany, 1945. War is raging across Europe, and as Russian soldiers close in across eastern Germany, Bruno and his mother must flee if they hope to survive. In the chaos […]

Daisy and the Unknown Warrior

Reluctant reader favourite Tony Bradman returns with a captivating historical tale inspired by the true story of Britain’s Tomb of the Unknown Warrior. November 1920. The body of an unknown soldier is to be buried at Westminster Abbey. The war has claimed the lives of thousands of men whose bodies will never make it home, […]

Football Crazy

A brand-new edition of a fun and light-hearted football story from reluctant-reader favourite Tony Bradman. Danny and his mates Jamil and Lewis are over the moon when football legend Jock Ramsey agrees to coach their team. For the first time ever the Rovers might have a chance of winning something! But Ramsey’s a tough coach. […]

A Bad Day for Jayden

Reluctant-reader favourite Tony Bradman returns with a gentle and sensitively told story of life as a young carer. Mum won’t get out of bed. His best friend has dumped him. And school work is just too difficult. Jayden wants to do the right thing – but how can he when it feels like the world […]


Fun football story with dreams, drama and lots of heart, a perfect quick fiction fix for sports-mad readers. A new edition, now available with extra artwork. Luke is desperate to meet his heroes when he discovers that the England football team are secretly training at his local ground! But how is he supposed to do […]


A gripping historical tale set during World War One. Orphans Bert and Frank are sent as cheap labour to the colonies in Australia, but are separated before they arrive. When the Great War calls on ANZAC soldiers to raid Gallipoli, will the brothers find each other? A gripping historical tale based on a tragic episode […]

Harald Hardnut

A thrilling Viking adventure from the bestselling Tony Bradman. Harald Hardnut was a Viking outlaw, but he became an emperor’s bodyguard, a princess’s husband and, at last, a king. Based on the life of a real historical figure. Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 8+.