Behind the messy cover and trite title of Abi Elphinstone’s latest YA saga lies an action-packed adventure set in a wonderfully imagined frozen world.
The novel follows the story of a girl, Twister (Twist for short), who sets out to find her missing father.
An anti-LGBT group has revealed that copies of 10 children’s books about homosexuality and transgendered people have been moved to the closed stacks section of Hong Kong Public Libraries (HKPL).
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.
New Zealand children's books author Craig Smith on what inspires his stories, and how they in turn inspire young readers
Forget Harry Potter’s J. K. Rowling or Suzanne Collins – here’s why this author and musician is so popular around the world.
This bewitching new thriller has already secured translation deals in many foreign markets, and been sold to Sony Pictures to be turned into a movie.
Ryo lives in a remote village in ancient Japan. His father is a well-respected potter, and Ryo knows he is likely to follow in his footsteps.
My Sweet Orange Tree is a brilliant Brazilian children's classic about friendship that you can finally read in English [Review]
Zeze comes from an underprivileged family in Rio de Janeiro and a chance encounter with a friendly stranger will change his life forever.
Lucretia Cutter wants to destroy Earth’s food supply with genetically-modified beetles, and it’s up to insect lover Darkus to stop her.
HKBU Library’s short story dispenser is basically a vending machine for literature that makes reading fun and more convenient
No time for books? The easy-to-use machine will change that.