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The Erratics

This is a memoir about a dysfunctional family, about a mother and her daughters. But make no mistake. This is like no mother-daughter relationship you know. When Vicki Laveau-Harvie’s elderly mother is hospitalised unexpectedly, Vicki and her sister travel to their parents’ isolated ranch home in Alberta, Canada, to help their father. Estranged from their […]

Little Gems: Prambusters!

A funny and charming Little Gem from national treasure Anne Fine, with beautiful artwork by illustration star Vicki Gausden – Anne’s collaborator on The Gingerbread Star and Out for the Count. When the rain threatens to ruin the fun at summer camp, Malik and his friends are tasked with inventing a pram that any baby […]

Tales From Weird Street

Quirky tales of derring-do and mystery, from a much-loved and multi-award-winning author. Perfect to thrill and chill. The children of Weir(d) Street are lazing about one sunny day when they challenge each other to tell stories of all the odd goings-on in their neighbourhood. A grandfather’s guilt at the long-ago death of his twin brother, […]

Little Gems: Out for the Count

A funny and thought-provoking Little Gem from national treasure Anne Fine, with sensitive and charming artwork by up-and-coming illustration star Vicki Gausden. Hugo wants a gerbil, but his dad says it’s cruel to keep an animal in a cage. Hugo doesn’t agree, and so Dad challenges him to spend a day cooped up in his […]

Little Gems: Gingerbread Star

A delightful adventure about hopes and dreams from former Children’s Laureate Anne Fine. Little Hetty dreams of being a glow-worm instead of a boring old grey worm. She wants a light of her own so she can glow and light up the dark places. All the better to read after lights-out! So off Hetty sets, […]

The Haunting of Uncle Ron

Light-hearted comedy from an award-winning author about a pesky uncle who won’t seem to leave! When Uncle Ron comes to visit, he just won’t seem to leave! Ian, Mum and Dad don’t quite know what do with him – if he’s not eating them out of house and home, he’s chattering away to the spirits […]

Gnomes, Gnomes, Gnomes

Light-hearted comedy from an award-winning author. Sam’s a bit obsessed with making gnomes – the garden shed is full of them! When Mum says they have to go, Sam and his sister decide to throw them a party – one the entire family will never forget! Sam loves making gnomes out of clay. Dozens and […]

How Brave Is That?

A classic Fine tale of bravery and friendship from a bestselling author of great repute. Tom has to pass his exams to join the army – but uniform woes keep getting in the way! Tom wants to join the army, but he has to pass his exams first! When he turns up without proper uniform […]