Book List:38 titles
  • From the author of The Indian in the Cupboard and The L-Shaped Room comes a fascinating story of a wartime childhood, heavily influenced by her own experience. In 1940 as war rages across Europe, ten-year-old Lindy waves goodbye to England and mak...


  • The stellar partnership who brought you Harry the Poisonous Centipede are back together. This is the funny story of a very naughty cat, from bestselling author Lynne Reid Banks and award winning illustrator Tony Ross...


  • Two tiger cub brothers are town from the jungle and taken to Rome. The stronger cub is trained as a killer at the Coliseum. Emperor Caesar makes a gift of the smaller cub to his beautiful daughter, Aurelia. She adores her cub, Boots, and Julius, a yo...


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    Harry the Poisonous Centipede is now quite brave, but nothing can prepare him for this next adventure! He and best friend George are lost in a new and even scarier no-top world. Far from home, across the no-end puddle, they must negotiate a strange t...


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    A compelling and touching coming-of-age story set in the magnificent Australian outback. All my helpless, angry thoughts suddenly came together to form one word. One answer. Australia. On the other side of the world. An escape from everything! Stacey...


  • A medieval tragedy and tale of retribution -- The Dungeon is a powerful story from a writer of great skill and potency. The setting is medieval Scotland, a land dominated by skirmishes and battles on the borders, a land of fortresses and castles in S...


  • A squiggly, squirmy sequel to Harry the Poisonous Centipede...Harry the poisonous centipede is in big trouble. Despite his mother's warnings, he leaves his safe nest-tunnel and finds himself captured by a young Hoo-Min bug collector. Together with hi...


  • Nine-year-old Alice must write about herself for a school assignment, and in doing so, she sorts out her feelings about her somewhat prickly single mother, the father she has never met, her flamboyant paternal grandmother and the rest of her sometime...


  • In 1980, Lynne Reid Banks created an extraordinary story that has captured the imaginations of children and adults. The Indian in the Cupboard opened doors on a fascinating and highly original world of toy figures brought to life through the magic of...






  • Judy and Harriet are kindred spirits, sharing an interest in people, a sense of humour and passionate commitment to their respective causes - anti-Apartheid and the Catholic Church. As these causes fade, the two women find themselves changing places....


  • Lynne Reid Banks, bestselling author of the award-winning Indian in the Cupboard books, has created a darkly comic, modern classic tale of good and evil. As powerful as it is funny, Angela and Diabola is a story that will speak to young readers on ma...


  • MEET HARRY Harry's mother warns him of the terrifying dangers lurking above the earth-tunnels where centipedes live. Furry-biters, belly-crawlers, flying-swoopers...But there's something even worse, and that's Up the Up-Pipe! Never, never must he ve...


  • The attack came suddenly and without warning, as twoyoung teenagers walked casually through the streets of Jerusalem,When it was over, one lay dead, the other mysteriously spared,yet left to face the horrendous choices and consequences thatresulted f...


  • For everyone who loves magic, here are the delightful tales of a wild and wonderful animal who is clever enough to outwit giants and dragons,greedy kings and bad-tempered queens, but caring enough to help those in trouble, even if he has to travel to...



  • When Omri put away the cupboard and the miniature figures he had brought to life in The Secret of the Indian he vowed it would be forever. But now Omri has discovered an old journal written by his "wicked" great-great-aunt that reveals the secret of ...


  • Setting out on a journey to reach the beautiful mountain she can see from her window, Dakin must escape from the clutches of a great black flying monster, outwit a giant ogre, and confront the evil Snow Witch. Reprint....


  • What is the sinister mystery of Chateau Bois Serpe? Roger, his parents, and twin sisters arrive at this crumbling ruin in the wilds of France, anticipating a holiday that's "different." And so it proves, but not as they'd hoped. The owner, the strang...


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    THE MAGIC CONTINUES... It began with the highly acclaimed classic THE INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD when Omri discovered he could bring to life the miniature plastic Indian, the American cowboy, and his other toy figures. In THE RETURN OF THE INDIAN, Omri ...


  • Getting together after twenty years to renew the friendship of their student days, two women uncover surprising and painful revelations about themselves, their marriages, and the lasting impact of a thirty-year-old war...



  • In THE INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD, Omri discovered a wonderful, magical world when a three-inch-high Indian named Little Bear came to life. Now, in THE RETURN OF THE INDIAN, Omri tries to see his friend Little Bear again, and lands in the middle of a who...


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    Everyone knows grown-ups never get to see fairies -- they don't even believe in them. But one day Jan, a grown-up, was sitting in her garden feeling sad when she suddenly discovered that fairies can be very real -- and quite extraordinary .... T...


  • It all started with a shattering bang. Maura found herself flat on her face on the pavement. For moments there was nothing, just blackness and silence. But she knew. Once again, a bomb had exploded in the streets of Belfast. And lying beside Maura, w...


  • Writer Ann Randall leaves her English husband and returns to Israel. She finds the country she loves in a turmoil. Interviewing veterans of the first Arab-Israeli war, she meets Boaz, who becomes the embodiment of the qualities on which the survival ...


  • Tracy wasn't surprised that her dad disapproved of Kev, with his hair in spikes, his Dayglo socks and all the rest of his punk gear. But she liked the way he looked and enjoyed going round with him. Besides, she was determined to have a good time bef...


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    It all starts with a birthday present Omri doesn't even want -- a small plastic Indian of no use to him at all. But when an old wooden cupboard and a special key bring the unusual toy to life, Omri's Indian becomes his most important secret: precious...


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    Now You See Him, Now You Don't You may think Houdini is a strange name for a hamster, but if you've ever heard of the late Great Houdini, the most amazing escape-artist of all time, you'll understand how I got my name. I'm proud to say that there ...










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    Now living with her son in the country, Jane is a long way from the l-shaped room. The last novel in a trilogy which began when Jane, pregnant and unmarried, fled from her father`s house, this text is a poignant story of new beginnings and for Jane n...


  • "WE'RE GOING TO EMIGRATE" The words dropped into Lesley's mind innocently...and exploded like a bomb. Emigrating meant leaving home forever. She couldn't believe it. But her father had made up his mind. "WE'RE GOING WHERE WE CAN LIVE ON AN EDGE...WI...



  • 'Lynne Reid Banks' compassionate first novel examines the stigma of unmarried motherhood in pre-pill, pre-Abortion Act Britain... While the social climate has changed drastically since publication, a transgressive frisson still crackles from the page...