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Short story collections for older children

Lost Tales

We love short stories!

Short stories can be a great way of engaging reluctant readers, or and even introducing confident readers to more advanced stories. whatever the case, there will be something here for you 9-12 year old

  • Quest

    Author: Various Editor: Daniel Hahn

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  • Quest

    Author: Various Editor: Daniel Hahn

    This outstanding collection, which effectively showcases the work of talented authors, illustrators and translators from around th…

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  • Mystery & Mayhem

    Author: Various Editor: Katherine Woodfine

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  • Mystery & Mayhem

    Author: Various Editor: Katherine Woodfine

    This collection has twelve different mysteries told by twelve fantastic authors, and there's a range of motives and solutions to t…

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  • Doctor Who: 11 Doctors, 11 Stories

    Author: Eoin Colfer Michael Scott Marcus Sedgwick Philip Reeve Patrick Ness Richelle Mead Malorie Blackman Alex Scarrow Charlie Higson Derek Landy Neil Gaiman

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  • Doctor Who: 11 Doctors, 11 Stories

    Author: Eoin Colfer Michael Scott Marcus Sedgwick Philip Reeve Patrick Ness Richelle Mead Malorie Blackman Alex Scarrow Charlie Higson Derek Landy Neil Gaiman

    This anthology brings together 11 new Doctor Who stories, one for each of the 11 Doctors, written by some of the biggest names in …

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  • Lost Tales

    Author: Adam & Lisa Murphy

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  • Lost Tales

    Author: Adam & Lisa Murphy

    Corpse Talk author Adam Murphy and colourist/co-creator Lisa Murphy have been delving into all four corners of the earth to bring …

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  • Winter Magic

    Author: Various Editor: Abi Elphinstone

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  • Winter Magic

    Author: Various Editor: Abi Elphinstone

    Winter Magic is a fabulous collection of atmospheric, sometimes sad, sometimes unnerving but mostly warming stories for cosy bedti…

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