The book we've picked for our Cockatoo subscribers this month is an inclusive maritime adventure. Debut author Lisette Auton tells us all about what inspired the book and which diverse books for kids she recommends you read next.
This month our Parakeet subscribers are travelling through space and time with the wildly inventive Will Jakeman's Marvellous Mechanimals. Here author and illustrator Nick Ward tells us all about what inspired the book and his favourite chapter books for young readers.
In a guest post to mark the publication of the second book in their Space Blasters series, Katie and Kevin Tsang tell us all about the series and which space-tastic reads they recommend you turn to next.
A well-chosen book is an excellent gift for any occasion. But knowing which children's book to choose can be tricky. Every year we read hundreds of children’s books in order to select the very best of the bunch for our subscription boxes. Here we suggest books for a range of ages and interests based on our back catalogue.
This month our Macaw subscribers are entering a vivid fantasy world inspired by Chinese myth and history in a book that had us on the edge of our seats. Zachary Ying and the Dragon Emperor author Xiran Jay Zhao discusses the inspiration behind the book and the best new fantasy books for tweens and early teens.
The book we've sent out Cockatoo subscribers this month is a witty, theatrical and highly original adventure story with an important message and a fantastic lead character. We asked author Susie Bower what inspired the book and which funny books for kids she thinks you should read next.
This month our Parakeet subscribers are heading off on a wild adventure to Big Sky Mountain, home to some wonderful animal friends. Author/illustrator Alex Milway tells us how his Grandma helped inspire the story and which illustrated chapter books he recommends you read next.
This month our Macaw subscribers are taking a wild ride with 21% Monster, a fast-paced, action-packed sci-fi adventure. Author P.J. Canning tells us about what inspired the book, writing on the bus, and which adventure books for teens and tweens he recommends you read next.
This month our Macaw subscribers are immersed in a grippingadventure that combines myths and legends with a real-world setting and hugely relatable characters that young teens and tweens will really connect with. Author Alex Cotter tells us what inspired The Mermaid Call and which mystery adventure books for older readers she recommends you turn to next.
The book we’ve sent our Cockatoo subscribers this month is The Map of Leaves by Yarrow Townsend, a mysterious and hugely atmospheric adventure story with a striking message. Here Yarrow tells us what inspired the book and which adventure books with environmental themes she recommends you read next.
This month we’ve sent our Parakeet subscribers a super fun and wildly charming story that is perfect for budding young detectives! Author Karen Owen tells us all about what inspired the book and which detective books for young readers she recommends you read next.
We've sent our Macaw subscribers on a wild ride this month with a thrilling fantasy adventure by award-winning author Richard Lambert. Shadow Town tells the story of misfit Toby, whose life is turned upside down when he stumbles into a mysterious alternative world, Balthasar. Here Richard tells us more about what inspired the intriguing setting, and which fantasy books for kids he recommends you read next.