Book Review – New books for 2022
Breaking News: How to Tell What’s Real From What’s Rubbish
Nick Sheridan £9.99
A funny, practical and ever-so timely guide to the NEWS for 8-12-year-olds. Find out how to understand and navigate 24/7 news, how to spot the facts from the fake . . . and what to do if the news becomes overwhelming.
Greta and the Ghost Hunters
Sam Copeland £7.99
After a near-death experience imbues Greta with the power to see ghosts, she learns that spooks and spectres might just be able to help with her problems in this heartwarming and hilarious story from the author of
‘Charlie Changes Into a Chicken’.
Aaron Slater, Illustrator – The Questioneers
Andrea Beaty £12.99
In this heartwarming tale of a boy who wants to tell stories but struggles with words, the bestselling creators of ‘Ada Twist, Scientist’ deliver a delightful message about the might of art and the importance of finding your unique way of expressing yourself.
Here’s To Us
Adam Silvera £7.99
The sequel to the bestselling ‘What If It’s Us’ is a similarly romantic and feelgood read that finds Ben and Arthur crossing paths once more as Arthur arrives on Broadway for a dream internship.
The Little Prince
Antoine de Saint-Exupery £10.99
An award-winning poet and acclaimed illustrator combine to sensitively retell Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s timeless children’s classic in clear, elegant text adorned with sumptuously crafted artwork.
The Offline Diaries
Yomi Adegoke £12.99
The major new middle-grade series from the authors of ‘Slay in Your Lane’ is here! A universal story of friendship, falling out and unforgettable characters that will resonate with all readers of 9 and up. The Offline Diaries is a fresh, funny and contemporary story of friendship, told in the captivating voices of Ade and Shanice – two utterly unforgettable Year 8 girls who will seize the hearts and imaginations of readers everywhere.
Marcus Rashford – Little People, BIG DREAMS
Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara £9.99
In this book from the highly acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Marcus Rashford, the world-famous footballer and campaigner against child hunger. This powerful book features stylish and quirky illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the footballer’s life.
The First to Die at the End
Adam Silvera £8.99
The bestselling author of the Waterstones Book of the Year shortlisted ‘They Both Die at the End’ delivers another young adult classic with a scintillating prequel where new star-crossed lovers are put to the test on the first day of Death-Cast’s fateful calls.