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Sometimes the best ideas for a cracking book are the simplest. Take four mismatched kids, strand them in the middle of the Amazon jungle, and challenge them to get home.
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With inspiration from epics such as The Hobbit and Watership Down, Podkin's tale is a fun adventure.
The wildlife of northern England – in particular grouse and hen harriers – are given focus in Gill Lewis’ novel about one boy’s struggle to raise an orphaned hen harrier chick.
The winner of the 2011 Soji Shimada Mystery Award talks to Young Post about his success, reading The Three Musketeers, and what takes a mystery novel from middling to mesmerising.
Patrick Ness is an award-winning YA writer whose novels are about teenagers living in today’s world, not in magical lands or fantasy kingdoms.
Continuing the story of intrigue started in Cogheart, find out how the first human with a mechanical clockwork heart deals with a notorious escaped criminal.
The Queen of Crime was crowned for a reason: she was brilliant
With 19 novels, it's no surprise that Dahl was a massive fan of the written word. Here are nine of the best Roald Dahl quotes about books, reading and writing.
We all need comfort in the familiar. For some, that comes from books we can read again and again.
New textbooks aren’t the only pages you should be reading now school has started again. Here are some of the novels due out this season we’re excited about.
The Murdstone Trilogy will appear to fantasy-haters and fantasy-fans because of its cleverness.