I must learn not to visit publishers websites. I spent a lovely hour yesterday browsing through the books on offer from Chicken House and began coveting the following ones.
The Amazing Mind of Alice Makin by Alan Shea
This book is set in post war London with a 'sixth sense' feel about it. Twelve year old Alice is growing up in a world of old bombsites. She likes to spent her time delving into her imagination to get away from her stepfather. To find out more click here.
Ravenwood by Andrew Peters
Fourteen year-old Ark has the squittiest job on Arborium, the last forested island in the future. A poor plumber’s boy, he unblocks toilets in the city where he lives – a breath-taking, mile-high world carved out of the vast upper branches of a giant canopy of trees.
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Flood Child by Emily Diamand
The winner of the 2008 Times/Chicken House Children’s Fiction Competition.
This is a futuristic novel set in 2216, where England is completely flooded.
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Girl About Time by Kerstin Gier
Every family has secrets. But what do you do if you find out that you are the family secret?
That’s what happens to Gwen when she finds herself unbelievably transported from out on the town to turn of the century London.
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Tell Me What You See by Zoran Drvenkar
Berlin. The dead of night. Sixteen-year-old Alissa and her best friend Evelin make their secret Christmas pilgrimage to Alissa's father's grave.
In the graveyard, Alissa falls through thick snow into an underground crypt.
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These books look too good to miss and will definitely be added to my TBR list. What do you think of them?
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