Books beginning with: E

  • Each Peach Pear Plum

    Author: Allan Ahlberg Illustrator: Janet Ahlberg
    Publisher: Puffin

    This classic book from author and illustrator team Janet and Allan Ahlberg is a real favourite with families

  • Eagle of the Ninth

    Author: Rosemary Sutcliff
    Publisher: Oxford University Press

    In AD 117AD, the Ninth Legion marched into the mists of northern Britain... and were never seen again.

  • Earth Heroes: Twenty Inspiring Stories of People Saving Our World

    Author: Lily Dyu Illustrator: Jackie Lay
    Publisher: Nosy Crow

    When faced with climate change, the biggest threat that our planet has ever confronted, it's easy to feel as if there is nothing you can do. Luckily, Lily Dyu's Earth Heroes is here to tell us different. It's erfect for young activists in the making, aged 8 and up. 

  • Earth Shattering Events: Volcanoes, Earthquakes, Cyclones, Tsunamis and Other Natural Disasters

    Author: Robin Jacobs Illustrator: Sophie Williams
    Publisher: Cicada Books

    In any given year, there may be hundreds of large-scale geological or meteorological disasters on earth – and they’re becoming more frequent because of climate change. This colourful and fascinating guide explains why they happen. 

  • Earthling!

    Author: Mark Fearing
    Publisher: Chronicle

    Bud misses his own school bus, but accidentally catches the space bus to Cosmos Academy, the best school in the galaxy. He soon makes friends with Gort and other alien children. He even plays anti-gravity ZeroBall.

  • Eat Your People!

    Author: Lou Kuenzler Illustrator: David Wojtowycz
    Publisher: Orchard Books

    Dinnertimes can be difficult in any household - even Monster households. Bright, bold and childlike illustrations accompany this entertaining twist on the 'eat-your-greens' cautionary tale: picky eaters be warned!

  • Eating Things on Sticks

    Author: Anne Fine Illustrator: Kate Aldous
    Publisher: Yearling

    Having burned down the kitchen, Harry needs to be housed with a willing relative while it is rebuilt.

  • Echo Boy

    Author: Matt Haig
    Publisher: Bodley Head Children's Books

    Audrey lives in a future world where technology has changed everything and where families are served by cyborgs who unquestioningly obey their orders. But when her parents are killed by their cyborg, Audrey is in terrible danger.

  • Echoes

    Author: Laura Dockrill
    Publisher: HarperCollins

    The new book from Laura Dockrill is a collection of modern-day fairytales, poems and retellings of classic stories, all with a slightly sinister edge. Reminiscent of Roald Dahl, Tim Burton and even Grimm, the stories take on a not-quite supernatural world of Dockrill's conjuring.

  • Eddie's Tent

    Author: Sarah Garland
    Publisher: Frances Lincoln

    A delightful read-aloud story to introduce youngsters to the joys of camping with additional hints and tips for would-be campers.

  • Eddy Stone and the Epic Holiday Mash-Up

    Author: Simon Cherry Illustrator: Francis Blake
    Publisher: Usborne

    Fast-paced and very funny, this inventive re-working of a pirate's tale buzzes with sharp one-liners, inventive language and oddball details. Highly entertaining and swashbuckling!

  • Eden

    Author: Joanna Nadin
    Publisher: Walker Books

    Older teens and young adults will lose themselves in this atmospheric book, by the thrice-nominated Queen of Teen, which captures the buzz of being a London student, the lure of home and the dangerous temptations of young adulthood.

  • Eden Summer

    Author: Liz Flanagan
    Publisher: David Fickling Books

    Gothy, tattoo-loving teen Jess goes to school one day to find that her best friend – perfect, popular Eden – has gone missing. As well as being a tense thriller, Flanagan writes from the heart, frankly and honestly, in a way that teens will love.

  • Edgewater

    Author: Courtney Sheinmel
    Publisher: Amulet

    The story is told through the eyes of Lorrie, who has taken on many of the parenting responsibilities in her family. When her world falls apart, she does where to turn. Themes of love and great sadness are dealt with sensitively.

  • Edwardo, The Horriblest Boy in the Whole Wide World

    Author: John Burnigham
    Publisher: Random House

    Edwardo is an ordinary boy – but the adults around him are constantly critical, calling him the nastiest boy in the whole world. Edwardo soon takes on the role he has been given.

  • Egg Drop

    Author: Mini Grey
    Publisher: Red Fox

    Egg has attitude! A burning ambition to fly and a refusal to accept that it can't. But it is very young and knows next to nothing.

  • Egyptology

    Author: Dugald Steer and Nick Harris Illustrator: Helen Ward
    Publisher: Templar Publishing

    Brimming with information about Ancient Egypt with lovely interactive features

  • Einstein's Underpants and How They Saved the World

    Author: Anthony McGowan
    Publisher: Yearling

    Maths geek Alexander and his unlucky best friend Melvyn are the unlikely heroes of this quirky adventure from former Booktrust Teenage Prize-winner Anthony McGowan.

  • El Deafo

    Author: Cece Bell
    Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

    Delivered in graphic-novel format, this story is based on the childhood of US author/illustrator Cece Bell who was diagnosed as deaf at the age of four.

  • Eleanor & Park

    Author: Rainbow Rowell
    Publisher: Orion

    Set over the course of one school year in 1986, this is a beautifully-written love story about two high school outsiders

  • Eleanor's Eyebrows

    Author: Timothy Knapman Illustrator: David Tazzyman
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster

    Eleanor declares her eyebrows are two silly, scruffy, hairy, little bits of fluff - but they are deeply offended

  • Electrigirl

    Author: Jo Cotterill Illustrator: Cathy Brett
    Publisher: Oxford

    An exciting graphic fantasy novel about a girl who develops amazing superpowers - but who values her family and friends even more.

  • Elephant

    Author: Petr Horacek
    Publisher: Walker Books

    Horáček's illustrations vividly supplement this many-layered story of a lonely child who finds solace in an imaginary world.

  • Elephants Never Forget

    Author: Anushka Ravishankar Illustrator: Christiane Pieper
    Publisher: Tara Books

    A simple tale about an elephant who gets lost in a storm. He falls in with a herd of buffalo, who save him from a tiger attack and soon the elephant becomes one of them.

  • Elephant's Story

    Author: Harriet Blackford Illustrator: Manja Stojic
    Publisher: Boxer Books

    • The illustrations are stunning and realistic.
    • Your child will read, look and be amazed.

  • Eleven Eleven

    Author: Paul Dowswell
    Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

    In the early hours of 11 November 1918, the agreement to end World War I is finally sealed, and the lives of three young men collide as they fight to survive the final hours of the conflict.

  • Elise and the Second-Hand Dog

    Author: Bjarne Reuter Illustrator: Kirsten Raagaard Translator: Sian Mackie from Danish
    Publisher: Wacky Bee Books

    Elise gets a secondhand mongrel to keep her company – and turns out, the dog's name is McAddudi and he’s from Scotland. Elise and McAddudi soon grow to become best friends. A quirky and original book that is full of laughs and heart.

  • Eliza and the Moonchild

    Author: Emma Chichester Clark
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    Moonchild gazes wistfully at the multi-coloured Earth from the monochrome moon. Then one night, he zooms Earth-wards.

  • Ella

    Author: Alex T. Smith
    Publisher: Scholastic

    An original take on the Cinderella story featuring a specs-wearing ladybird

  • Ella Bella Ballerina and The Magic Toyshop

    Author: James Mayhew
    Publisher: Orchard Books

    This charming picture book with timeless illustrations is ideal for children who love ballet, theatre and a touch of magic. 

  • Ella Bella Ballerina and The Sleeping Beauty

    Author: James Mayhew
    Publisher: Orchard Books

    Eager to discover whether the prince rescues the slumbering princess, Ella Bella waits for the other children to leave and then opens Madame Rosa’s enchanted musical box.

  • Ella Moves House

    Author: Angela Hassall Illustrator: Caroline Ewen
    Publisher: Tamarind

    Ella's Mum has a new special friend, Joe, and Ella resents the change to the pattern of life he brings, and rejects his attempts to become part of the family.

  • Ella on the Outside

    Author: Cath Howe
    Publisher: Nosy Crow

    Ella's going through a lot of changes - a new home, a new school, and a big family secret to keep under wraps. But how far will she go to stay friends with popular girl Lydia? An enormously entertaining read that will strike a chord with many young readers.

  • Ella: Queen of Jazz

    Author: Helen Hancocks
    Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

    A focus on early prejudice towards Ella Fitzgerald and her unlikely friendship between Marilyn Monroe. The illustrations' glorious ice-cream colours and bold jazzy shapes ooze retro glamour in this story of two incredible women.

  • Ellie and the Cat

    Author: Malorie Blackman Illustrator: Matt Robertson
    Publisher: Barrington Stoke

    Ellie gets magically swapped into the body of her pet cat, Jolly. In order to become human again, Ellie must complete a special task before sunset the next day. A magical and gently comic tale of friendship and thinking of others. 

  • Ellie’s Magical Bakery: Best Cake for a Best Friend

    Author: Ellie Simmonds
    Publisher: Red Fox

    This small-format chapter book for newly-independent readers is thoughtfully presented and packed with brilliant pen and ink illustrations to entice and entertain young readers.

  • Ellie's Magical Bakery: A Royal Tea for Royalty

    Author: Ellie Simmonds Illustrator: Kimberley Scott
    Publisher: Red Fox

    This is the fourth in the Ellie's Magical Bakery series. Ellie tries to win a trip to London by magically helping her relatives to succeed in a baking competition in order to swim in the Olympic Park Pool.

  • Elliot’s Arctic Surprise

    Author: Catherine Barr Illustrator: Francesca Chessa
    Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children’s Books

    Elliot discovers a note from Father Christmas, saying his homeland is under threat and Christmas may be cancelled. This simple introduction to climate change carries a message of hope for the planet's future.

  • Elmer and Butterfly

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    One day, as Elmer is strolling through the jungle, he hears Butterfly cry for help. Elmer rushes to her rescue, and in return, she promises to help him should he ever need it.

  • Elmer and Papa Red

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    It is nearly time for the annual visit of Papa Red and the older elephants ask Elmer to amuse the youngsters while they prepare the presents.

  • Elmer and Snake

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Random House

    A group of mischievous elephants decide to play a trick on Elmer, the famous multicolour patchwork elephant, so they ask Snake for help.

  • Elmer and Super El

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Anderson Press

    Bold, colourful illustrations guide youngsters through a charming and humorous tale

  • Elmer and the Hippos

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Anderson Press

    This picturebook teaches readers about the importance of acceptance and working together and will provoke interesting classroom discussion

  • Elmer and the Lost Teddy

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    In this republication of a 1999 title, McKee shows young readers that we each have special things which nobody else loves quite as we do.

  • Elmer’s Special Day

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Andersen

    It's time for the annual Elmer's day celebrations and all the elephants are noisily painting themselves with wild colourful patterns in preparation for the parade.

  • Elmer’s Weather

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    Everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant is experiencing all kinds of weather in this chunky board book for the very youngest book lovers. A lovely way to introduce a classic character. 

  • Elmer's Day

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    What does the world's favourite patchwork elephant do all day?

  • Elmer's Friends

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    A colourful board book in which the ever-popular Elmer the Elephant praises each of his friends for their different strengths

  • Elmer's Opposites

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    This little book concentrates on introducing the concept of opposites, looking at differences in areas such as size, speed, emotions, temperature and colours.

  • Elmer's Weather

    Author: David McKee
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    Whatever the weather, Elmer the elephant always has fun

  • Elsewhere

    Author: Gabrielle Zevin
    Publisher: Bloomsbury

    Life ends catastrophically suddenly for Elizabeth Hall, in a road accident. Not for her a future filled with love, marriage and children; instead, she awakes aboard a quiet, white cruise ship, steaming to Elsewhere.

  • Elsie and the Magic Biscuit Tin

    Author: Phil Earle Illustrator: Jamie Littler
    Publisher: Orion Children’s Books (Early Reader)

    Elsie's funny adventure is illustrated colourfully and with lots of expression by Jamie Littler, providing a warm cautionary tale for younger children.

  • Elspeth Hart and the School for Show-offs

    Author: Sarah Forbes
    Publisher: Stripes Publishing

    Featuring a feisty heroine fighting to free herself from a world filled with spoilt, self-obsessed rich-kids, this is an engaging and very funny modern fable.

  • Embassy of the Dead

    Author: Will Mabbitt
    Publisher: Orion Children’s Books

    A witty, creepy lesson in staying alive despite being on the Grim Reaper’s hit list, this wacky adventure is packed with ghosts, grave robbers and gruesome beasts. A hilarious fright-fest!

  • Ember Fury

    Author: Cathy Brett
    Publisher: Headline

    As Ember passes the vacation in her celebrity Dad's Malibu mansion, she presents a facade of disinterested cool, but internally she struggles to keep her anger under control. Presented as a hybrid of diary and graphic novel, Ember's story is full of depth, humour and emotion.

  • Emerald Secret

    Author: Susan Moore
    Publisher: Nosy Crow

    Nat and her robot dragon are back, but this time their home - the Junko - is sailing towards London. The second instalment in Susan Moore's trilogy feels more steampunk and magical.

  • Emergency

    Author: Cocoretto
    Publisher: Child's Play

    A glossy board book with giant flaps for little hands to turn, which showcases a range of emergency vehicles at work. This book is part of the Child’s Play Wheels at Work series

  • Emil and the Detectives

    Author: Erich Kästner
    Publisher: Vintage Children's Classics

    Ten-year-old Emil is excited to be taking the train to Berlin on his own for the first time - but he doesn't like the look of his fellow passenger, the man in the bowler hat.

  • Emily Brown and Father Christmas

    Author: Cressida Cowell Illustrator: Neal Layton
    Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books

    Father Christmas is on a mission to be modern this year. But are the old ways sometimes best? The unshakeable Emily Brown is just the girl to sort Santa out and save everyone's Christmas. Fabulously fun and festive!

  • Emily Brown and the Elephant Emergency

    Author: Cressida Cowell Illustrator: Neal Layton
    Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books

    Emily, her rabbit Stanley, and their friend Matilda are doing Very Important Things and having Great Adventures, but keep getting interrupted by the emergency telephone. Cowell and Layton perfectly blend imaginative play with reality.

  • Emily Brown and the Thing

    Author: Cressida Cowell Illustrator: Neal Layton
    Publisher: Hachette

    Lying in bed, Emily can hear lots of household noises which she discovers are made by a Thing who is afraid of things.

  • Emily of New Moon

    Author: L M Montgomery
    Publisher: Virago Modern Classics

    When Emily's beloved father dies, she is sent to live at New Moon with her strict Aunt Elizabeth.

  • Emily Sparkes and the Competition Calamity

    Author: Ruth Fitzgerald
    Publisher: Little Brown

    Laugh-out-loud funny, the indomitable Emily Sparkes 'creativityness' is encapsulated in her deadpan, narrating voice as she negotiates the potential embarrassments that arise when home and school life collide.

  • Emily Sparkes and the Friendship Fiasco

    Author: Ruth Fitzgerald
    Publisher: Little Brown Books for Younger Readers

    A genuinely funny novel about the emotional highs and lows of friendships, school and family life, introduces a witty, determined, wryly self-aware heroine.

  • Emily Windsnap and the Land of the Midnight Sun

    Author: Liz Kessler
    Publisher: Orion Children's Books

    King Neptune is having nightmares about something terrible that threatens his kingdom. He sends Emily and Aaron to the Land of the Midnight Sun to prevent impending disaster.

  • Emily Windsnap and the Siren's Secret

    Author: Liz Kessler
    Publisher: Orion Children's Books

    If anyone can single-handedly bring peace, solve the mystery of the lost sirens, find her estranged grandparents and persuade Neptune to lift his banishment curse, it's Emily...

  • Encyclopedia of Grannies

    Author: Eric Veille Translator: Daniel Hahn
    Publisher: Gecko Press

    This colourful guide to all elements of grandmotherly life reminds us that grannies, like everyone else, are full of wonderful variety. They might be hiking around Senegal in their slippers or chilling in their comfy, cauliflower-scented bed, but we love them all.

  • Endling

    Author: Katherine Applegate
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes in this gripping animal quest full of curious creatures. Bending myth, fantasy and sci-fi into one, it's a page-turning adventure packed with brilliant characters.

  • Eric!

    Author: Chris Wormell
    Publisher: Jonathan Cape

    Eric is a little boy who sometimes gets things wrong.

  • Erica’s Elephant

    Author: Sylvia Bishop Illustrator: Ashley King
    Publisher: Scholastic

    Erica is surprised to find an elephant on her doorstep. When she invites him in, a fantastic friendship begins. This short chapter book for young readers is a delight from start to finish.

  • Ernest

    Author: Catherine Rayner
    Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books

    Ernest’s huge, friendly face fills up the spreads of this gorgeously illustrated book.

  • Errol’s Garden

    Author: Gillian Hibbs
    Publisher: Child’s Play

    Errol loves gardening, but he doesn’t have a garden. Then he comes up with a creative solution, thanks to the discovery of a disused area at the top of his apartment block. A heartwarming book with universal appeal that's a delight, from beginning to end. 

  • Escape from Furnace: Lockdown

    Author: Alexander Gordon Smith
    Publisher: Faber Children's Books

    Cleverly constructed and well characterised, it will leave readers eagerly anticipating the second installment.

  • Escape from Planet Bogey

    Author: Gareth P Jones Illustrator: Steve May
    Publisher: Stripes

    Did you know that a secret society of dogs, cats, rabbits and rodents are keeping you safe from honking aliens and flying dung saucers? A funny, fast, snot-filled escapade featuring aliens, courageous and brave pets and a horribly slimy planet.

  • Escape from Shadow Island

    Author: Paul Adam
    Publisher: Random House

    Max is an ordinary north London schoolboy by day, but at night he performs sell-out public shows as an escapologist - nicknamed The Half-Pint Houdini by the tabloid press.

  • Ethan's Voice

    Author: Rachel Carter
    Publisher: Scholastic

    A short, gentle and highly intriguing story about a boy who is trying to find his voice and make sense of the past.

  • Ethel & Ernest

    Author: Raymond Briggs
    Publisher: Vintage publishing

    Ethel & Ernest tells the story of Raymond Briggs' parents, from 1928 to their deaths in the 70s - spanning a period of great social change for the country. Although your eyes will mist up by the end, you'll also wear a big, tender smile.

  • Etiquette and Espionage

    Author: Gail Carriger
    Publisher: Atom

    Sophronia is horrified when her mother decides to send her to an exclusive finishing school - but on arrival she realises it's not quite what her mother expected.

  • Even More Nonsense

    Author: Michael Rosen Illustrator: Clare Mackie
    Publisher: Hachette

    Following the success of their first Book of Nonsense, Michael Rosen and Clare Mackie have joined forces once again to create this spectacular collection of humorous poems.

  • Even My Ears Are Smiling

    Author: Michael Rosen Illustrator: Babette Cole
    Publisher: Bloomsbury

    Colourful and brimming with personality, Rosen’s style and is wonderfully matched with Babette Cole’s distinctive drawings

  • Everest

    Author: Sangma Francis & Lisk Feng
    Publisher: Flying Eye Books

    Children will love this beautiful and fascinating introduction to Everest, and it’s a particularly useful resource for primary schools who are looking at international features such as mountains in Key Stage 1 and 2.

  • Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

    Author: Alexandra Stewart Illustrator: Joe Todd-Stanton
    Publisher: Bloomsbury

    In 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Everest. But what were their individual stories, and how did they end up climbing Everest together? A detailed and beautifully rendered account of this amazing achievement.

  • Evermore Dragon

    Author: Barbara Joose Illustrator: Randy Cecil
    Publisher: Walker Books

    Dragon goes on the hunt after Girl goes missing after playing hide and seek.

  • Every Day

    Author: David Levithan
    Publisher: Electric Monkey

    Every day, A wakes up in a different body. 

  • Every Second Counts

    Author: Sophie McKenzie
    Publisher: Simon & Schuster

    Fans of Sophie's style will not be disappointed with this latest instalment.

  • Every Shiny Thing

    Author: Cordelia Jensen and Laurie Morrison
    Publisher: Abrams

    Alcohol addiction, non-traditional families, bereavement and social inequality are just some of the themes in this unusual coming-of-age story about trying to find the right way to help others and make a difference in the world.

  • Everybody Jam

    Author: Ali Lewis
    Publisher: Andersen Press

    Set during a long, hot summer, this is an unflinching look at life on a cattle station in the Australian outback as a family tries to come to terms with the death of their oldest son in a horrific accident.

  • Everybody’s Welcome

    Author: Patricia Hegarty Illustrator: Greg Abbott
    Publisher: Caterpillar Books

    A little mouse, and a medley of animals, create a home where everybody is welcome, no matter who they are. With beautiful illustrations and rhyming text, the poignant message of tolerance and inclusivity is integral to this heart-warming tale of love, friendship and hope. 

  • Everybunny Dance!

    Author: Ellie Sandall
    Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books

    As a group of exuberant bunnies dance, sing, make music and generally have lots of fun, a fox watches them from afar. The rhyming text skips along and is complemented by joyous illustrations, full of warmth, colour and humour.

  • Everything You Need for a Treehouse

    Author: Carter Higgins Illustrator: Emily Hughes
    Publisher: Chronicle Books

    Surely there can be no better imaginary treehouses than the incredible ones in this lyrical and beautiful book. The final message is about the power of imagination and aspiration.

  • Everywhere Babies

    Author: Susan Meyers Illustrator: Marla Frazee
    Publisher: Red Wagon Books

    This gorgeous board book follows all sorts of babies – 'small babies, tall babies, winter and spring babies' – over the course of a year. It's a true celebration of babies and the joy and giggles they bring – and also highlights the diversity of everyday family life.

  • Evie’s Ghost

    Author: Helen Peters
    Publisher: Nosy Crow

    Sophia Fane was imprisoned in the very room where Evie is staying. When the clock strikes midnight, Evie’s transported to the week that Sophia’s tragic story occurs - and she’s got just a few days to stop it happening. A fun, historical page-turner.

  • Evie’s Magic Bracelet

    Author: Jessica Ennis-Hill and Elen Caldecott Illustrator: Erica-Jane Waters
    Publisher: Hodder Children’s Books

    Based on Olympic gold medallist Jessica Ennis-Hill’s own childhood, Evie’s tale of self-determination, friendship and courage will inspire children to see the magic in the acts of kindness all round them.

  • Evil Emperor Penguin (Almost) Takes Over the World!

    Author: Laura Ellen Anderson
    Publisher: David Fickling Books

    Laura Ellen Anderson’s tremendously funny comic about the enthusiastic, caustic and thoroughly unsuccessful megalomaniac penguin is hugely popular for a good reason: it’s hilarious for adults and children and a great way to inspire kids to read. 

  • Evil Emperor Penguin: Book 1

    Author: Laura Ellen Anderson
    Publisher: David Fickling Books

    Far away in the icy wastes of Antarctica lives a warm and cuddly, kind-hearted penguin who only wants to do good in the world...NOT! This is no ordinary penguin! This is...EVIL EMPEROR PENGUIN! And he wants to take over the world!

  • Excuse me, is this India?

    Author: Anushka Ravishankar Illustrator: Anita Leutwiler
    Publisher: Tara Books

    A reissue of a delightful story told in nonsense rhyme, complemented by evocative illustrations of patchwork and embroidery using Indian materials.

  • Excuses, Excuses

    Author: Anushka Ravishankar Illustrator: Gabrielle Manglou
    Publisher: Tara Books

    Neel has the best of intentions but nothing ever seems to go as planned for the unlucky day dreamer.

  • Exile

    Author: Jakob Ejersbo Translator: Mette Petersen
    Publisher: MacLehose Press

    An intriguing portrait of a former colonial society, facing unprecedented social and political change

  • Exodus

    Author: Julie Bertagna
    Publisher: Pan Macmillan

    Exodus is a disturbing and relevant epic that explores many contemporary themes.

  • Explore Your World: Polar Survival Handbook

    Author: Jen Green
    Publisher: Miles Kelly Publishing

    A fact-packed brilliantly designed book for the budding adventurer and indeed anyone interested in learning about the Polar regions.

  • Explorers on Black Ice Bridge

    Author: Alex Bell Illustrator: Tomislav Tomic
    Publisher: Faber & Faber

    This is the third fantasy adventure in a thrilling series about the exploits of a group of plucky young explorers. Like the other books in the series, it combines an exciting plot and courageous characters who are bound together with friendship and loyalty.

  • Explorers on Witch Mountain

    Author: Alex Bell Illustrator: Tomislav Tomić
    Publisher: Faber & Faber

    This is the second volume in an exciting series about these tenacious junior explorers. The eclectic mix of characters provide plenty of humour in this marvellous fantasy adventure that celebrates courage, loyalty and diversity. 

  • Explosive Adventures: The Popcorn Pirates and The Bubblegum Tree

    Author: Alexander McCall Smith Illustrator: Kate Hindley
    Publisher: Bloomsbury

    Two entertaining adventure stories, each featuring plucky protagonists, are contained within one exciting volume for newly-confident independent readers. The Popcorn Pirates is a swashbuckling tale set in the Caribbean and The Bubblegum Tree takes the reader to the jungles of India.

  • Exposure

    Author: Mal Peet
    Publisher: Walker Books

    The third of Peet’s thrillers involving South American football journalist Paul Faustino.

  • Extra Time

    Author: Morris Gleitzman
    Publisher: Penguin

    Imagine being filmed using your football skills to avoid being trampled by a herd of stampeding cattle. That's what happens to 14 year old Matt and it changes his life forever.

  • Extra Yarn

    Author: Mac Barnett & Jon Klassen
    Publisher: Walker Books

    On a cold afternoon, in a cold little town, a little girl called Annabelle finds a box filled with yarn of every colour.

  • Extraordinary Birds

    Author: Sandy Stark-McGinnis
    Publisher: Bloomsbury

    December needs her wings so she can fly away and be with her real mum but in the meantime she must keep her true nature a secret. A stunning, painfully poignant story about foster care, family and friendship that is, in the end, uplifting and hopeful.