Book List in Order:27 titles


  • For fans of Eleanor Oliphant is Absolutely Fine and Queenie Malone's Paradise Hotel, comes a story about mothers, daughters and second chances...It's 1981. Eleven-year-old Sadie adores her beautiful and vibrant mother, Connie, whose dreams of making ...


  • A brand new, laugh-out-loud young fiction series from bestselling author Joanna Nadin. Perfect for fans of Horrid Henry and the Trouble with Daisy series. According to head teacher Mrs Bottomley-Blunt, 4B is the WORST CLASS IN THE WORLD. She says sc...


  • From the author of JOE ALL ALONE - now a major CBBC series. A story about finding yourself when everything changes and believing that love never runs out. Perfect for fans of A Boy called Hope and Jacqueline Wilson. Eleven-year-old Birdy Jones...


  • And in that instant I fall in love. Not just with him, though he is the better part of it, but with them both, with the whole scene: the house, the garden, the magazine perfection of it. And I want very badly to be in this picture. As Edie Jones li...


  • How far would you go to fit in? When I think of all the people I ever wanted to be, I'm pretty sure this isn't one of them... Asha Wright has it all - a barrister mum, a place at a private school, and big dreams of a life where she's a real So...


  • MORE HOPE. MORE HEART . . . MORE FOOL YOU. Matt and Sophia live in the same city, but they come from opposite sides of the track. By rights they should never have met. They definitely should never have fallen in love at first sight, of all clich...


  • From the author of JOE ALL ALONE - now a major CBBC series.A story about courage, sacrifice and family - and how everyone has something incredible inside of them, just waiting to be discovered. For fans of Frank Cottrell Boyce and Eva Ibbotson.This c...


  • A traditional tale from Germany, about two sisters and their friendship with a bear, who turns out to be not at all what he seems. ...






  • A warm, witty tale about family and celebrating difference, from the award-winning author of the Penny Dreadful series and Joe All Alone. Everything about the Jones family is extraordinary—even their dog Digger, who can dance the Cancan. Well, near...


  • Tom knows all about stepmothers from the books he's read. They do all sorts of horrible things. In fact, they aren't really stepmothers at all. They are Step Monsters! So when his dad's new friend Lulu comes to tea, Tom is convinced she will turn out...


  • Penny Dreadful is a magnet for disaster. Starring in three more brilliant stories, Penny creates mishap, mayhem and misadventure wherever she goes. "Penny Dreadful Does Her Best" - After Bridget Grimes shows off her collection of Brownie badges in as...


  • My name is not actually Penny Dreadful. It is Penelope Jones. The 'Dreadful' part is my dad's JOKE. But it is not even true that I am dreadful... honest. You see, the DISASTER with Rooney, our class rat, might not have been such a DISASTER if it wasn...


  • My name is not actually Penny Dreadful. It is Penelope Jones. The 'Dreadful' part is my dad's JOKE. But I do not see the funny side. Plus it is not even true that I am dreadful. It's just that sometimes my BRILLIANT IDEAS don't work out completely br...



  • My name is not actually Penny Dreadful. It is Penelope Jones. The Dreadful part is my dad's JOKE. But in fact I am completely UNDREADFUL. It is just that sometimes my BRILLIANT IDEAS turn into DISASTERS. E.g. I didn't mean for Dad to have to go to a ...





  • My name is not actually Penny Dreadful. It is Penelope Jones. The 'Dreadful' bit is my dad's JOKE. But I am definitely not dreadful… it's just sometimes people don't appreciate the brilliance of my ideas! I mean, it was a BRILLIANT IDEA to hunt a V...


  • A move to a small seaside town gives Billie a chance at a new life--and new love-- until the underof the past pulls her toward a shocking secret. When sixteen-year-old Billie Paradise unexpectedly inherits her grandmother’s house, it couldn’t ...


  • Billy Grimshaw Jones is almost looking forward to having a new baby in the family – especially as that means they’re moving to a bigger house.But then his mum loses her job. Disaster! Money will be tight and they’ll have to cut back. So Billy d...


  • She's back. Jude's childhood friend -- sexy, daring Stella-- returns to their stifling hometown, and life will never be the same again. Sixteen-year-old Jude has to get out of tiny Churchtown. She has to escape her outcast status and her patheti...


  • Part of the dynamic reading programme Project X, this book is truly boy-friendly. Project X is a reading programme that has been developed based on research into what will really hook boys into reading and make them love books. Project X includes fic...


  • Part of the dynamic reading programme Project X, this book is truly boy-friendly. Project X is a reading programme that has been developed based on research into what will really hook boys into reading and make them love books. Project X includes fic...


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    The first book in the Penny Dreadful series, ?Penny Dreadful is a Magnet for Disaster?, was shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize 2011. My name is not actually Penny Dreadful. It is Penelope Jones. The Dreadful part is my dad's JOKE. Actually, I...


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    My name is not actually Penny Dreadful. It is Penelope Jones. The 'Dreadful' bit is my dad's JOKE. But I do not mean to be dreadful… sawing Bridget Grimes in half for the school show was supposed to be a GOOD THING. And I didn't mean to get up to a...