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Pushkin Children's

Book Cover – The No-Girlfriend Rule

The No-Girlfriend Rule

This sweet and charming LGBTQIA+ coming-of-age story shows us that we can discover the most about ourselves in the unlikeliest of places, such as a weekly game of Secrets & Spells (the in-book version of Dungeons & Dragons), as in the case of high-schooler Hollis Beckwith.

Book Cover - City of Horses

City of Horses

This book deals with a lot of big topics in a very sensitive way. It touches on the themes of bereavement, unemployment, moving home and is ultimately a book about friendship, navigating making new friends under challenging circumstances and maintaining existing friendships through periods of change.

Book Cover - Brains

Brains

This colourful picturebook invites readers to ‘take a peek inside your mind’ and that is exactly what it does. The very first illustration literally lifts the lid on the subject of brains, showing us what we would see if we took off the top of our skull.

Book Cover - The Wrath of the Woolington Wyrm: Miss Mary-Kate Martin's Guide to Monsters

The Wrath of the Woolington Wyrm: Miss Mary-Kate Martin's Guide to Monsters

Timid Mary-Kate Martin is off with her renowned archaeologist mother to a quaint English village to investigate some strange bones found in an old well. This was not her idea. But in sparkly red shoes and carrying her strawberry-scented notebook and collection of lucky things, she hopes she is ready …

Book Cover - The Case of the Lighthouse Intruder

The Case of the Lighthouse Intruder

Fayson has always wanted to be a detective. Yet when her wealthy cousins recruit her to their top-secret gang on Lighthouse Island, her feelings about the gang are as mixed as her feelings about the cousins themselves. Cousins, Aaron and Omar feel Fayson is the only one who can discover the identity of the mysterious figure they have seen visiting the local lighthouse every evening. Fayson’s first real investigation sheds light not only on the mystery in question but also on a host of relationships and realities around her too.

Book Cover - Wild

Wild

Since Jack’s dad died, he has been feeling lost. His mum, an environmental anthropologist, is rarely home and when she is, all she wants to do is have ‘serious chats’. To quench the heavy feeling that has been following him, Jack looks for danger and excitement by getting involved with a gang of boys that want to cause trouble. But suddenly, Jack’s mum suggests a trip abroad together and he finds himself in the depths of the rainforest, dealing with dangers far worse than the ones at home.

Book Cover - Germs

Germs

A throbbing red tonsil, vivid green waterfalls of snot and a dramatically expelled sneeze make it very apparent from the outset that when Devolle says germs, he means germs!

Book Cover - Into the Faerie Hill

Into the Faerie Hill

This is a fantasy mystery with strong environmental themes. There are two very likeable main characters – a brave young boy called Alfred, who has always felt like an outsider, and his new-found friend Saga, who is determined to stop the construction of a tunnel through faerie ground. Alfred is staying with his Granny and desperately trying to figure out who he is – a faerie, or a changeling? And what exactly happened to his mother all those years ago and why will no one talk about her?

Book Cover - The Shadows Between Us

The Shadows Between Us

Nobody knows what mysterious powers the Shadow King has, but having control over six kingdoms is power enough. Alessandra wants this power for herself, and she has a plan to get it. She’s not the only one trying to kill the king, though, and she needs to keep him alive long enough to marry him first …

A Pack of Your Own - book cover

A Pack of Your Own

A beautifully illustrated and engaging story about a dog who wants to have friends and to feel like he belongs. He tries very hard to understand how to make friends and to play with others but he isn’t sure.  He is looking for others who are just like him but then discovers a friend who is fun and warm but different.