The Best New Children's Books

The Best New Children's Books

16 April, 2016
Author: Various
Genre: Children
Category: New Books

'A Beginner's Guide to Bear Spotting' by Michelle Robinson and David Roberts (0-5)

Bearspotting can be a scary business, so it is best to know as much as possible about the different bears you might see. With its witty illustrations, this book is great fun!


'Outfoxed' by Claudia Boldt (3+) 

A boldly illustrated, beautiful book published by Tate. This is the story of Harold the Fox. Unlike most foxes, he loves Swiss cheese and has high hopes of becoming a detective.


'Beetle Boy' by MG Leonard (9-12) 

This is a hugely exciting tale following our hero Darkus in his search for his missing father, with the help of his new best friend, a handsome giant beetle!


'The Penalty' by Mal Peet (12+)

Set in football-mad Brazil, teenage football prodigy ‘El Brujito’ – The Little Magician – has vanished! Paul Faustino, South America’s top football writer, finds himself reluctantly drawn into the mystery in another superb, gripping tale by the master storyteller Peet.