Book List in Order: 89 titles

  • Frankie Foster series, Jean Ure.Eleven-year-old best friends, Hannah and Katy LOVE animals. Every weekend, they learn to ride at Mrs Foster’s Riding School, where they meet a loveable horse named Rosie.Rosie isn’t able to ride like the ot...


  • A brand new 4u2read edition of a warm and wise tale about the unique challenges of pre-teen life from a master of the genre.Lucy has lived her entire life in her sister''s shadow - Lola is always the centre of attention and constantly in need of new ...


  • The final instalment in this inspiring series about dancing, friendship and following your dreams. ...


  • The second story in a new series about dancing, friendship and following your dreams from best-loved author Jean Ure, whose books are described by Jacqueline Wilson as “funny, funky, feisty - and fantastic reads!” Maddy is delighted when she a...


  • The first in a brand-new series about dancing, friendship and following your dreams from best-loved author Jean Ure. When new girl Caitlyn arrives at Coombe House School Maddy is sure she must be a fellow ballet dancer; she certainly has all the ...


  • One of the brilliant titles in Jean Ure’s acclaimed series of humorous, delightful and poignant stories written in the form of diaries and letters which make them immediately accessible to children. Jean Ure perfectly captures the lives of ordin...


  • A brand new story of crushes, first love and friendship from the original Queen of Tween -- Jean Ure! When Maya falls off her bike and into the arms of Jake Harper, her cousin Mattie thinks the crush that follows will be as short-lived as the rest...


  • The latest novel from bestselling author Jean Ure - perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson and Cathy CassidyA warm-hearted story of friendship, school life and drama – and the perils of sharing a secret… After all, even best friends don’t tell e...


  • Four stray dogs, all with a story to tell of their rescue and how they came to live at Munchy Flats Cottage, with their people Flossie and Joe. This is Bonnie’s story .Poor little Bonnie was a pathetic, timid little dog. As a puppy she was taken to...






  • 50 years on from Come Lucky April... April and David have confronted the orthodoxy - they believe girls and boys should be able to grow up together. They determine to send their son away, to spare him the humilation of castration. ' Hal spends seve...


  • A humorous and heart-warming story about a little sister, a big sister, a cat, a dad and … a new girlfriend! Bitsy, or ‘Jelly Baby’ as she’s sometimes called, has been doing just fine living with Dad and big sister Em since Mum died. The h...


  • Come Lucky April is set a hundred years on from Plague 99. Harry's great-granddaughter is a girl called April, who lives in an all-female run vegan society, which is carefully governed to eliminate risk of plague-like situations. Men have shamed them...


  • Almost overnight a plague has wiped out the population of England. The only survivors seem to be three very different teenagers. Together they must come to terms with the man-made devastation around them. Fran, Harriet and Shahid have the power to re...


  • Rags to riches story of a young orphan who becomes a famous actress. A Roaring Good Read launch title.Daisy is brought up in a foundling's hospital in Victorian times. At ten she is sent into service as a skivvy at the Dobell Academy.There she watche...


  • Danny loves dancing, but not the funky, popular variety that would have his friends green with envy; no, Danny loves Ballet. A 'Billy Elliot' for younger readers by this renowned ballet-loving author. ...


  • Salvatore d’Amato is determined to get a kiss before his birthday - easier said than done. No child is ever ordinary, and certainly not Salvatore d’Amato -- or Sally Tomato, as he’s sometimes called. He’s out to get a girl and he has a pl...


  • A humorous, poignant and heartwarming story of four girls and their exasperating parents, from the Queen of Tween, Jean Ure. “People always fall out after they’re married. I’m going to stay single.” Jasmine, Laurel, Rose and Daisy. Four...



  • Who wants to be one of three? And who wants to be the middle one of three? Polly is stuck in the middle, with a beautiful, fashion-conscious older sister and a high-achieving younger brother grabbing all the attention. Polly wants to be the one to ge...






  • One small puppy just needs a loving home… Ginger and James are two of a kind! Both just want to be loved and cared for… even if one is just a puppy, and one is a boy who just wants a puppy. When Ginger’s young owner gets fed up with carin...


  • The beautifully repackaged eighth title in Jean Ure's acclaimed series of humorous and poignant stories, about making wishes come true. "I'm your fairy godmother!" Annie sprang off the bed and did a little twirl. "I'm the one who makes your dream...


  • This is the first title in Jean Ure's acclaimed series of humorous, delightful and poignant stories written in the form of diaries and letters which make them immediately accessible to children. Cherry's mother has just re-married, much to Cherry...


  • A coming of age story about self-discovery and independence from the Queen of Tween, Jean Ure.''I''ve always been the quiet one in my dramatic family. Not a drama queen, or a genius composer, or a twin, but Just Peachy. Mum says I''ve got my own thin...


  • When Billy the Skid and his nasty gang of mountain bikers ride into Bodley Street and ride menacingly up and down, Danny and friends are determined to fight back. They know bullies must be stopped - the question is how? After a little thought, Danny ...


  • A poignant, heart warming and beautifully written standalone novel from the best-loved and original Queen of Tween, whose books are described by Jacqueline Wilson as funny, funky, feisty - and fantastic reads!....


  • 'Mr Snitcher is an alien! Pass it on.' Nobody knew where the rumour came from. Most of the boys think it's a joke. But the more Joe and Andy think about it, the weirder Mr Snitcher starts to look. Is he really an alien? And how about the rest of the ...


  • Frankie Foster loves fixing people's problems. Her help might not always be welcome - and she might cause the odd total disaster - but Frankie always fixes things. Eventually! Frankie's best friend Skye, who's pretty serious at the best of times, is ...


  • Four stray dogs all with a story to tell of their rescue and how they came to live at Munchy Flats Cottage with their people Flossie and Jo. Buster is the boss dog, and he tells the stories ...


  • The second fantastic book about ten-year-old FRANKIE FOSTER – the girl who wants to help, but ends up causing chaos!Frankie Foster loves fixing people's problems. Her help might not always be welcome – and she might cause the odd total disaster ...






  • They're the GIRLFRIENDS - Polly, Keri, Frizz and Lily. They're totally INSEPARABLE, but totally INDIVIDUAL too!A brand-new story in this brilliant series: unmissable books for girls!Polly and Rees have split up, but Polly's not sure she wants to be l...


  • They're the GIRLFRIENDS - Polly, Keri, Frizz and Lily. They're totally INSEPARABLE, but totally INDIVIDUAL too!A brand-new story in this brilliant series: unmissable books for girls!Polly's getting tired of doing the same things with her boyfriend, R...


  • The Gang of Four are growing up. It seems to Polly that they spend most of their spare time with their boyfriends, and even when they are together, all they do is talk about boys. Polly's not sure whether boys really are her. Wasn't it better whe...


  • Polly is really looking forward to a trip to the seaside with her best friends and their boyfriends. It'll be brilliant, all eight of them together! But then Polly's plans start to fall apart as, one by one, her friends' relationships hit trouble. So...


  • 15 year old Sam is alway being teased for not having gone all the way with a girl. When he meets Priya they form a strong emotional bond, and after a time their relationship becomes physical. Then Priya becomes pregnant....


  • Tracey and Paul are in love and, they believe, together for ever. But they are very young and no one else takes their relationship seriously. So when Paul gets into trouble with the police, Tracey is given the chance to prove her love - but will she ...


  • Meet Polly, Keri, Frizz and Lily - they're the Gang of Four, and they're determined to be best friends for ever! Their bond of friendship is severely tested, though, when they discover that they are all going off to different schools in the autumn. A...


  • The first book about ten-year-old FRANKIE FOSTER – the girl who wants to help, but ends up causing chaos!Frankie Foster loves fixing people's problems. Her help might not always be welcome – and she might cause the odd total disaster – but Fran...


  • Jake is a sci-fi buff, so when he's abducted by aliens he's delighted.But when he realises that his younger sister has also been taken, he'snot so pleased. What do they want with her?They find themselves on a space ship manned by aliens from aconfede...


  • A heart-warming gem of a novel about a very special girl who suddenly finds herself all alone in the world…Laurel is only twelve when her mum dies and she is shipped off to stay with relatives she hardly knows. Her new family don't seem to care abo...






  • A classic Jean Ure story for girls AND boys, about a boy who’s driving girls wild…Dorian Jones is an 11-year-old boy who is having ‘terrible trouble with girls’. They just won't leave him alone.Girls at school and his annoyin...


  • A fun and feisty new novel from master storyteller Jean Ure – with a gorgeous new cover look to appeal to all girls who love real-life stories.Thirteen-year-old Tamsin has never had a boyfriend, and she's starting to feel left behind. Even her ten-...


  • A fun and feisty new comedy drama from master storyteller Jean Ure – with a gorgeous new cover look to appeal to all girls who love real-life stories.When Daniella Cassidy and her best friend Lisa fall in love with the gorgeous puppy in the next do...


  • A brilliant new comedy drama from Jean Ure, all about the ups and downs of seeking fame.Carmen is in Year 9 and has serious ambitions to be a rock star. She has a great voice, has taught herself to play the guitar, and with one of her best friends, J...



  • Why does Keri keep inviting her new school friend, Jemima, to the special Saturday Gang of Four meetings? And why is Frizz behaving so strangely? Polly can't help wondering what her friend isn't telling her. Can the girlfriends make everything groov...


  • Inevitably things have changed now that the girls are all at different schools, and Polly has to make some hard decisions about remaining loyal to Frizz, or teaming up with her new friend, Chloe. Will she decide that friends have to stick together? T...


  • The first in Jean Ure's Foster Family series. Abi's parents decide to foster Sam, and Abi is thrilled. Sam is brilliant, bright and bubbly and Abi just knows they're going to be the best of friends. But when Sam starts giving everyone expensive gifts...


  • The fifth book in Jean Ure's Foster Family series. When Bella arrives to stay with the Fosters, Abi and Sam are determined to be nice to her. Bella's dad is very ill - it must be awful - poor Bella. But it's hard to be sympathetic when Bella is such ...


  • The third book in Jean Ure's Foster Family series. Fourteen-year-old Ellen comes to stay with a foster family. She's loud, childish and so clumsy! She's driving them mad. Will they ever be friends with a girl like that?...






  • The second book in Jean Ure's Foster Family series. Abi and Sam are going to have a brother. They're not keen on boys, but little Gus is adorable. He's only six, with a crop of carrot red hair - Sam and Abi call him 'the Radish'. Gus is shy and reall...


  • More comedy, calamity and cool characters from Jean Ure, the queen of tween.Scarlett is finding out that life is full of ups and downs. One minute she's over the moon and the next she's down in the dumps.She's bright, attractive and twelve years old,...


  • Another brilliant story containing comedy, calamity and cool characters by acclaimed writer Jean Ure.Even though Tash and Emily go to a nunnery (well, an all girls' school, which amounts to the same thing!), they are into boys in a BIG WAY. They're a...


  • The latest fabulous story by Jean Ure, a must for any girl’s collection! At Parkfield High no one would have thought nerdy Ruth and super-cool Shayanne would be friends – but maybe there’s more to Shayanne than meets the eye.Ruth is not enjoyin...


  • Three of Jean Ure’s best-loved stories in a bumper 3-in-1 edition – SKINNY MELON AND ME, BECKY BANANAS and FRUIT AND NUTCASE. The perfect summer read! Madness, memories and mayhem! In Skinny Melon and Me, Cherry wonders how her mum could even thi...


  • More comedy, calamity and cool characters from acclaimed-writer Jean Ure.Joanna, Chloe and Dee are the best of friends. They may be seen as outsiders at school, but they’re an inseparable trio. Joanna who narrates the story, lives with her mum. But...


  • The word "Cossack" conjures up different images to different people. To some, these ruthless riders from the steppes of Asia -- with their spectacular fur hats and flashing sabres -- are the romantic embodiment of dash and daring; to others, they are...


  • The fifth gloriously funny and poignant book in Jean Ure’s series of ‘secret’ diary stories.Lily and Violet are twins – physically identical but quite opposite in character. Lily is brash, up-front and in your face. Lily Loudmouth, her dad ca...


  • The third title in Jean Ure’s acclaimed series of humorous, delightful and poignant stories written in the form of diaries and letters which make them immediately accessible to children.This is the story of how Mandy learns to cope with her untidy ...


  • The second title in Jean Ure’s acclaimed series of humorous, delightful and poignant stories written in the form of diaries and letters which make them immediately accessible to children.Becky Bananas is eleven years, nine months, three days and fo...






  • Cresta's diary starts: "My mum! She has boys on the brain!" She and Charlie are seriously embarrassed by their parents who insist on behaving like teenagers. The girls are serious about their schoolwork and their careers—and they are not going to w...


  • Four stray dogs all with a story to tell of their rescue and how they came to live at Munchy Flats Cottage with their people, Flossie and Jo. ...


  • Four stray dogs, all with a story to tell of their rescue and how they came to live at Munchy Flats Cottage, with their people Flossie and Joe. ...


  • A woolly dog and a fluffy cat live together in perfect harmony – until the arrival of a tiny kitten. Heartwarming story from a renowned author.Woffles is a dog. Very big and woolly.Stretch is a cat. Very smooth and slinky.But one day, this contente...




  • Eleven-year-old Clara and her best friend rescue a huge and unruly abandoned dog, but her mother won't let Clara keep it until she finds out that the dog has something in common with Clara's younger brother Benjy....



  • When Hannah starts at boarding school she feels very homesick. Then one night, as she lies crying quietly, someone whispers, You are not alone! Who can it be? Then she keeps seeing Daisy, the mysterious girl in the strange, old-fashioned blue tunic. ...


  • A spirited sequel to The Wizard in the Woods finds Joel and Gemma in Wonderland with their wizard friend Ben-Muzzy, but when the Airy Fairies steal Ben-Muzzy's broomstick, the friends face high adventure trying to retrieve it to return home....






  • Seventeen-year-old Fran returns from a camping trip to find London devastated by plague, her parents dead, and the city a ghost town, and bands together with two other teenagers--Harriet, hovering on the brink of madness, and Shahid, a schoolmate--to...








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    13-year-old Duffy is staying with his nan for the summer while his mum and seriously ill little sister are in America for a life-saving operation. Duffy suffers mildy from Tourette's Syndrome - he only knows his gran and one of her neighbour's kids, ...


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    You have to die to become a ghost. Or do you? From one of Britain's most acclaimed writers for children comes a magical ghost story, filled with mystery and intrigue, about a young girl who can see events that happened in the past....






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    Jean Ure returns with more warmth and wit in a brilliant book about what happens when two girls decide to run away from home.Fourteen-year-old Jade is fed up with fighting with her mum and step-dad, and her shy sixteen-year-old friend Honey is having...




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    The seventh title in Jean Ure’s acclaimed series of humorous and poignant stories. There’s trouble ahead when Steph and Sam’s father embarks on a spot of kidnapping.Of course, Mum shouldn’t have thrown the frying pan at Dad. The day after she...