Happy new year to every Fiction Fabulous Fan! We have lots of new fiction to suggest for the new year : funny, adventurous, creepy or historical stories. Take your pick!
Stan Stinky, by Hannah Shaw
Meet Stan Stinky. The unluckiest rat in the sewer. Whilst his friends are off surfing in the Bahamas, Stan has to spend his summer aboard his crazy uncle’s leaky boat. UNTIL…
Uncle Ratts and his sidekick, Roachy the cockroach disappear. Into a human house. EEK!
Stan must come to their rescue immediately. Suddenly, Stan is an adventurer, surfer and sewer hero! Maybe he is not so unlucky after all…
7 years old and +
Muddle and Win: the battle for Sally Jones, by John Dickinson
Muddle’s a devil. Win is an angel. They’re both on a case. The case is Sally Jones…
Sally Jones is Good. And Muddlespot, newly promoted to demon special agent, is on a mission to make her bad. If he doesn’t, it will be very Bad for him.
Can Muddlespot beat the odds and take down a guardian angel extraordinaire?
Let the battle begin…
9 years old and +
The Dead men stood together, by Chris Pristley
Home from the sea, a boy’s uncle entrances him with tales of life aboard ship and of foreign lands. Soon the boy decides to join his uncle on his next voyage.
But a violent storm blows the ship off course and the crew find themselves marrooned in a sea of ice. As their despair grows, an albatros seems to befriend the sailors and restore hope. But seized by an evil madness, the uncle kills the great bird with his crossbow, and so condemns all on board to unimaginable horrors in which life in death is the greatest…
10 years old and +
The amazing tale of Ali Pasha, by Michael Forema
On 6th May 1915, Henry Friston, a 21-year-old sailor, rejoined his battleship, HMS Implacable, after ten days in Hell. Hell was just 180 metres long and seven metres wide and was otherwise known only as “X beach”.
Henry, ferrying the wounded from the battlefield , had not eaten or slept for three days. Then, somehow, in the midst of the bombardments, he befriended a tortoise…
10 and +