Reimagining children's classics
Taking inspiration from some favourite stories and characters, these authors have all put a new spin on classic novels.
Macmillan Children's Books
An exciting, fast-paced adventure, which paints a vivid picture of mid-nineteenth century Britain and Russia
Hilary McKay, Illustrator: Nick Maland
Hodder Children's Books
Evocatively illustrated, this is a warm and humorous sequel to Frances Hodgson Burnett's A Little Princess.
Faber Children's Books
A classic with a 21st century twist, this riveting adventure overflows with suspense, danger, brutality and beauty
David Fickling Books
Oppel paints a vivid, sometimes horrific, picture of medicine at the time, in a gripping, fast-moving and atmospheric narrative
Friendship, trust and betrayal combine to form a dangerous liaison in this moving and frightening new book from Chris Priestley
J D Sharpe
'Can I have some gore?' Oliver Twist is given a supernatural spin in this vivid reimagining of Dickens’ novel.
Jacqueline Wilson pays tribute to her 'all-time favourite classic children's author' E. Nesbit in this contemporary reimagining of Five Children and It.
Emma Thompson Illustrated by Eleanor Taylor
Oscar-winning actress and screenwriter Emma Thompson has turned her hand to children's books in this new continuation of Peter Rabbit's adventures.
Terry Pratchett once again proves himself a master storyteller in this tribute to one of Charles Dickens' best-known characters, the Artful Doger.
A spirited reimagining of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, told from the perspective of Lydia, the youngest Bennet sister. It is great fun to see her thoughts on her older sisters Jane and Lizzy, plus Mr Darcy.