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Book Cover: The Red Gloves and Other Stories

The Red Gloves and Other Stories

The Red Gloves and Other Stories is a spooky and atmospheric collection of short stories inspired by a variety of Welsh myths and folktales. From a menacing pair of red gloves that have a mind of their own, to a mysterious snow-white hare that arrives in the night with much more to it than meets the eye, this collection has it all!

Book Cover - Dog Town

Dog Town

The port city of Riga is a city which always remains unfinished, and according to myth; anyone declaring ‘Riga is ready’ would cause the city to be drowned by its river, the Daugava. Jacob has led a sheltered life, living with his dad, in the city centre. Jacob is fascinated with the city and spends much time drawing maps of his surroundings.

Book Cover - The Midnight Swan

The Midnight Swan

When Seren is led to the discovery of the mysteriously inscribed Midnight Swan treasure box down a disappearing alleyway during the town’s annual fair, she wonders whether the secret it purports to contain will prove the remedy to the ills of her friend the Clockwork Crow and help him achieve his human shape again. But Crow, in his inimitably cocksure way, smells darkness around the box, and Seren soon has more than one problem on her mind, as she fears that secret undercurrents in her adoptive home might bode ill for her own future.

Book Cover - The Ten Riddles of Eartha Quicksmith

The Ten Riddles of Eartha Quicksmith

Kip huddles on the ‘Midway Branch’ of the ‘Chess Nut Tree’ in self-seclusion from the daily horrors of school life and the dreaded Miss Gubbins, or ‘The Snibbug’. His reversal of her name is an attempt to ward off the continual damage done by her carping. An encoded message drops from the sky, forcing Kip to use his knowledge of chess to puzzle it out.

Book Cover - Aubrey and the Terrible Ladybirds

Aubrey and the Terrible Ladybirds

The first day of the holidays always has the potential for great adventure and this is certainly true for Aubrey. Shrunk to the size of an earwig he is about to face the biggest challenge of his life – saving his beloved Rushing Wood and the world. His adventures see him travel through time and space with a spider in a top hat and skim the top of the grass at breakneck speed while flying with his swallow friend Hirundo.