“I’ve never minded that my name’s Barry Loser because my coolness has always cancelled it out, but ever since Darren Darrenofski joined school with his horrible little crocodile face he’s been completely ruining my life about it”–Back cover.
The Curse of the Bogle’s Beard By Siobhan Rowden
When Barnaby’s dad mysteriously disappears, Barnaby is forced to move in with his gruesome Granny Hogsflesh. And there are sinister things happening in Granny’s house: menacing noises in the night, a mysterious locked cellar, an old diary containing long-lost family secrets, and Granny herself, who is acting very suspiciously. Barnaby must unravel the truth if he wants to save his dad from a very sticky ending”–Back cover.
Panda Panic by Jamie Rix
Sit around eating bamboo all day? No way! Ping wants to have wild adventures so when he hears that one lucky panda will get a chance to travel the world, he can hardly contain his excitement.But how to make sure it’s him that’s chosen? – Back cover
Trouble in Toadpool by Anne Fine
“Bliss! A lovely, quiet, nothing-to-do and nothing-on-the-calendar Sunday– Well, that’s until bossy Aunt Susan – an unstoppable force – is on the phone insisting that Harry and his family come down to help her at a local event she’s promised to organise: the Great Toadpool Show. It means swinging from a trapeze. Or walking on stilts. Or riding a unicycle…And that’s not counting the fortune-telling tent, the tombola, or the choir singalong. Aunt Susan has no idea of the mayhem she’s about to unleash.”– Publisher information.
A dog called Homeless by Sarah Lean
Cally saw her mum, bright and real and alive. But no-one believes her, so Cally’s stopped talking. Now a mysterious grey wolfhound has started to follow her everywhere. Perhaps he knows that Cally was telling the truth… – back cover.