When the rain threatens to ruin the fun at summer camp, Malik and his friends are tasked with inventing a pram that any baby would love. But when ideas start flowing, tensions run high and it turns out that not everyone agrees on exactly what a baby would ne... read more


Renaissance Italy is a world of riches open to any man who dares to conquer it. In the life of young Lisa the doors to this world remain closed. Promised in her youth to a widower as a loving wife and mother, she is resigned to ... read more

Smile: The story of the original Mona Lisa

Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and he learns he will be visited by three spirits - Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come - who reveal to him his miserable existence, the opportunit... read more

A Christmas Carol

The heartbroken widow of a captain drowned at sea discovers a friendly amphibian at her lowest point. But he is no ordinary frog - he's a dancing frog set on saving her! Soon the duo are touring the world with their routine, spr... read more

The Story of the Dancing Frog (Little Gems)

Before Count Dracula became one of the greatest, most feared vampires of all time, he was just a young boy called Wilfred who didn't really feel like he belonged anywhere. But Wilfred's dad, the old Count, doesn't think his son is up to the task of being a great vampire! Can Wilfred show his father what he's really made of?

Young Dracula: (4u2read)

Maglos and his High Priest father control the access to the sacred site of Stonehenge where the worlds of the living and the dead meet twice a year. But times are, and when Maglos's father dies in suspicious circumstances, his uncle makes Maglos his... read more

Secret of the Stones


 Dyslexia Friendly and Reluctant Readers

Series:Barrington Stoke

Free Lance has no master - be journeys from village to village and castle to castle, competing in tournaments and working for his keep. The latest tournament is a rotten mess of corruption, rigging and hi-jinks - can Free Lance survive to fight another day? Particularly suitable for struggling, reluctant and dyslexic readers aged 9+

Free Lance and the Field of Blood (#2)

A moving historical adventure set against the backdrop of the last great sea battle - the Battle of Lepanto - ever fought in the Mediterranean. It is 1571 and Venice's colonies in Cyprus are under threat. The forces of the Holy League sail... read more

The Angel of Venice (RA 8+ IA 13+)

When Archie's dad leaves, it throws his life into turmoil. He discovers there's been a secret at the heart of his cosy family life - and he can't accept the truth of that secret, however hard he tries. So, Archie heeds the siren call of t... read more

The Last Days of Archie Maxwell

Free Lance has no master - he journeys from village to village and castle to castle, competing in tournaments and working for his keep. When his horse throws a shoe and he must seek shelter overnight in Lord Big Nose's village... read more

Free Lance and the Lake of Skulls (#1) (RA8 IA8+)

It should have been an easy job for Free Lance; protect the wealthy merchant and his jewels on a journey home, nothing out of the ordinary. But Free Lance ends up with a lot more than he bargained for when the villagers cry dragon. Can he save the beautiful damsel in distress and live to fight another day?

Free Lance and the Dragon's Hoard (#3)