Warriors: A Warrior’s Choice

A collection of three thrilling, never-before-seen novellas in the #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series: Blackfoot’s Reckoning, Daisy’s Kin, and Spotfur’s Rebellion. Discover untold stories about three cats of the warrior Clans: a ShadowClan leader’s path to redemption; a ThunderClan cat forced to choose between her past and future; and a young warrior’s choice to defy […]

The Best of World SF

Twenty-six new short stories representing the state of the art in international science fiction, selected by Lavie Tidhar. The Best of World SF draws together stories from across the spectrum of science fiction – expect robots, spaceships and time travel, as well as some really weird stuff – representing twenty-one countries and five continents. Lavie […]

Forgotten Fairy tales of Kindness and Courage

A collection of illustrated stories, featuring diverse, inspiring and empowering characters, celebrating kindness, courage and the importance of being true to yourself. Forgotten Fairy Tales of Kindness and Courage breathes new life into a collection of once much-loved, now forgotten tales, beautifully retold by Mary Sebag-Montefiore. A disabled prince fights for his kingdom, and learns […]

We, Robots

Science fiction author Simon Ings selects 100 of the best short stories on artificial intelligence. To ready us for the inevitable, here are 100 of the best short stories ever written – most of them by humans – about robots and artificial minds. Read them while you can, learn from them, and make your preparations… […]

Ted in a Red Bed

A series of fun stories using very simple synthetic phonic-based text. Synthetic phonic learning is the process of reading by sounding the individual sounds of a word and then blending them together to read the word as a whole.

Cardiff, By the Sea

A collection of four never-before-seen novellas. In these psychologically daring, chillingly suspenseful pieces, Joyce Carol Oates writes about women facing threats past and present. In the titular novella, a Pennsylvania academic discovers a terrifying trauma from her past after inheriting a house in Cardiff, Maine from someone she has never heard of. In ‘Miao Dao’, […]

Illustrated Stories of Dragons

A fantastic selection of dragon stories from all over the world, gorgeously illustrated by Khoa Le, and starring a wide variety of dragons. Here you will find four dragons from China who save their country, alongside a dragon whose tears cause tulips to bloom, and a reluctant dragon who refuses to fight – even when […]

10 Ten-Minute Animal Stories

Reports show that reading or being read to for ten minutes every day will significantly improve children’s reading skills. This short story collection supports this – each story taking about ten minutes to read. Ideal for sharing with younger children; as children learn to read on their own they can tackle these simple stories on […]

Killing Time

Tales of adventure, misadventure, love and loss – this collection of non-fiction short stories from the Australian rock legend turned writer is vintage Jimmy. Outrageous, witty, warm and wise, Killing Time shares more than forty yarns reflecting an epic life – from an encounter with a soul legend in Memphis, a night in a haunted […]