Children's Fiction Summer Sale
ABLP 13 years +13 years +
This collection includes three acclaimed novels for young adults from the award-winning author, Annabel Pitcher.
- RRP £21.97
- Save £17.98
- Just £1.33 per book
Annabel's debut novel My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece won the Branford Boase Award and it looks at how 10-year-old Jamie and his family's lives are shaped after his sister lost her life during a terrorist attack.
Silence is Goldfish has 15-year-old Tess discovering her dad isn't her real father. This revelation puts her into such a shock that she can't use her voice...
Ketchup Clouds is about a 15-year-old girl called Zoe who harbours a secret so dark and terrible that she dare not confess it to anyone. But then she hears of Stuart Harris, a criminal on death row, and decides to tell her story to him in the form of letters. She bares her soul to Stuart and lets him know all about her tale of love and betrayal...
EVAB 7 years +7 years +
This five-book collection from Eva Ibbotson, author of the much-loved Journey to the River Sea, is laced with ghosts, ogres and witches.
- RRP £34.95
- Save £28.96
- Just £1.20 per book
Wonderfully spooky, you'll find the story of Fulton Snodde-Brittle, an evil man who plans to scare his nephew Oliver to death by hiring some truly terrifying ghosts; a castle being bought by an American millionaire who definitely doesn't want the ghostly tenants to stick around; and the tale of a friendly skeleton called Humphrey the Horrible.
You'll also get to meet the Ogre of Oglefort, a creature who isn't quite what he seems; and Heckie, a witch who can transform evil people into harmless animals using her Toe of Transformation and Knuckle of Power. But then her magic starts to get darker...
With cover illustrations from Claude author Alex T. Smith adding a contemporary feel, these are gentle but haunting reads for children aged 7 and over.
This four-book collection provides superhero fans with an introduction to the origins of Avengers Thor, Iron Man, Captain America and Hulk.
- RRP £24.99
- Save £20.00
Sure to be enjoyed by Marvel fans of all ages, they are presented in a handy slipcase and the set even comes with 20 stickers to decorate the pages.
PATW 12 years +12 years +
Following on from the success of last year's tearjerker The Fault in Our Stars, the adaptation of John Green's bestselling novel Paper Towns - starring Cara Delevingne and Nat Wolff - was a huge hit at the cinema and this special hardback edition will be high on every teenager's reading list!
- RRP £12.99
- Save £10.00
Quentin Jacobson has always been in love with the eccentric and mysterious Margo Roth Spiegelman. When she climbs through his window one night and summons him on an all-night road trip of revenge, he's more than happy to join her... But then she goes missing. And she's left clues for Q to follow which will take him on another road trip across America!
A coming-of-age story that captures the spirit of On the Road or The Catcher in the Rye - but with an added ounce of contemporary humour and teen romance - this book is full of observations and thoughts on modern teen life.
CCSS 13 years +13 years +
Containing all five books in Kiera Cass' bestselling The Selection series, these books are not only great for teens who enjoy love stories but also fans of dystopian fiction.
- RRP £39.95
- Save £32.96
- Just £1.40 per book
America Singer is 17 years old and has been offered the chance of a lifetime. She's been chosen alongside 34 other beautiful girls to battle it out for the love of Prince Maxon on reality TV. She finds herself swept up in a world of elaborate gowns, glittering jewels and decadent feasts and is surprised when the prince takes a special interest in her, much to the outrage of the other contestants...
Rivalry within The Selection is fierce and many contestants will break the rules to achieve their goal. But America has a secret that could not only throw the whole competition, but change her life forever...
LMID 13 years +13 years +
The first book in Cassandra Clare's The Dark Artifices series, Lady Midnight is a sequel to the bestselling Mortal Instruments series.
- RRP £12.99
- Save £10.00
It's been five years since the events of the City of Heavenly Fire almost brought the Shadowhunters to the brink of oblivion and Emma Carstairs is now a young woman hell-bent on avenging her losses.
While doing this, Emma finds herself investigating a demonic plot that stretches all across Los Angeles - from the Sunset Strip to the beaches of Santa Monica. However, Emma's heart is leading her into dangerous waters...
To make things even more complicated, Mark has returned as a bargaining chip after being captured by the faeries five years ago. The faeries want to find out who is murdering their kind and they need the Shadowhunters' help to do it. But time works differently in faerie, so Mark has barely aged and doesn't recognise his family. Can he ever return to him? And can the faeries really be trusted?
CHTY 9 years +9 years +
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang is one of the most recognisable vehicles from children's books (and films) and this collection brings together Frank Cottrell Boyce's brilliant three sequels to the original story by Ian Fleming.
- RRP £20.97
- Save £15.98
- Just £1.66 per book
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again finds the Tooting family finding a vast abandoned engine and fitting it to their campervan. It turns out this engine used to belong to an extraordinary flying car and it wants to be back on the road - and in the air - again as soon as possible. As Chitty tracks down her long-lost bodywork, the family get set for an incredible adventure...
Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the Race Against Time finds Chitty stuck in reverse - and that means the Tooting family are going on a quest through time. And they're coming face to face with a terrifying T-rex; Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Over the Moon has the Tootings stuck in 1966 and Little Harry and Chitty have both been kidnapped. There's only one thing they can do - they need to find the Potts - the family that originally built Chitty!
RTBT 7 years +7 years +
This beautiful, illustrated hardback is full of magic and mischief from the one and only Enid Blyton.
- RRP £9.99
- Save £7.00
A collection of 23 short stories, your young reader will be enchanted as they get to meet the pixies Rag, Tag and Bobtail, the rabbits Flop and Whiskers, a little brown pony and two good fairies.
With artwork by Hannah George, this book will spark a love of reading and fantasy in any child.
Any child who has ever dreamed of pulling on the famous emerald jersey of the Republic of Ireland and scoring an all-important winning goal will love this book.
- RRP £6.99
- Save £5.00
It tells the story of a young fan who dreams of becoming the star player and all the plaudits and acclaim this brings - the banners, the crowd's chants and that all-important grandstand finish.