The Very Merry Murder Club (Anthology)

Edited by Serena Patel and Robin Stevens

(Farshore/HarperCollins)

 

My story It Takes A Thief To Catch A Thief  is a fun-filled chase to find a master criminal on Christmas Eve. Can Alma and Nanny So Kim have the peaceful Christmas they were hoping for?

 

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A wintery middle grade mystery collection of short stories by thirteen of the most exciting and

diverse authors in children’s books today! Co-edited by Serena Patel, the award-winning author of the Anisha: Accidental Detective series and by Robin Stevens, author of the bestselling Murder Most Unladylike series.

Sleuthing through the snow, on a merry mysterious day, in disguise we go, investigating all the way . . . 


Tiger Warrior: War of the Fox Demons

(Orchard Books/Hachette) (Chapter Book 6+)

 

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The Jade Kingdom has been taken over by evil fox spirits, and the Jade Emperor has lost his life force! Can Jack figure out how to use the power of the dog zodiac before it's too late?


Danny Chung Sums It Up (U.S hardback)

(Amulet Books/Abrams Kids) 

Illustrated by Natelle Quek

 

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Filled with heart and humor, Danny Chung Sums It Up shows that traversing two cultures is possible and worth the effort, even if it’s not always easy.


TIGER WARRIOR: Attack of the Dragon King

(Orchard Books/Hachette) (Chapter Book 6+)

Cover art and internal art: Alan Brown

 

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When Jack's grandpa passes down a magical jade coin, Jack finds out he is the new Tiger Warrior, and it's up to him to save the world. Luckily, Jack has the spirits of the twelve animals of the Chinese Zodiac to help him. With a brilliant cast of magical animal zodiac creatures, deadly demons and spine-tingling spirits, this series is for fans of Beast Quest.


Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths

(Piccadilly Press/Bonnier U.K.)

Illustrated by Anh Cao (pronounced 'Gao')

 

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Eleven-year-old Danny Chung loves drawing more than anything - certainly more than maths, which according to his dad and every else, is what he is 'supposed' to be good at. He also loves having his own room where he can draw in peace, His life is turned upside down when a surprise that he's been promised turn out to be his little, wrinkly, ex-math champion grandmother from China. What's worse, Nai Nai has to share his room, AND she takes the top bunk! Before long though it becomes clear to Danny that there is more to Nai Nai than meets the eye, and that they have more in common than he thought possible. 

 


Zayn Levels Up  Big Cat (Collins) (Reading scheme for schools)

Illustrated by Francesca Ficorilli

 

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Zayn is playing on his games console when there is a power cut. He'd been trying to reach Level 50 for weeks! After trying and failing to switch his console back on, he is shocked to discover that the level 50 gatekeeper, a fearsome bear, has appeared in his bedroom.  


The Forgotten Garden  Big Cat (Collins) (Reading scheme for schools) 

Illustrated by Miriam Serafin

 

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When Rowan is asked to feed his neighbour's cat when she is away, he sees her overgrown garden needs some love. He calls on his school gardening club for help, much to Mrs Lees delight.

  

 


Amy Wants a Pet    Reading Planet: Green - Galaxy (Reading scheme for schools)

Rising Stars (Hachette)

Illustrated by Wendy Wan Shiau Wei

 

Do you know someone who has always wanted a pet? It's Amy's only wish. She and her family are in for a big surprise when she finds a mysterious egg one day.   

 

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Stories From Around the World  (Scholastic Classics)

 

A complete collection of tales, myths and legends from around the world. Featuring Aladdin, Mulan, Sinbad the Sailor and many more.

 

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"I really like the parts where you write about Ant Gran. I like the parts about lychees as well as that's familiar to me." Jasmine, aged 9