Category: Children’s Books

Indie Author Interview – Ken Stark

Canadian-born author Ken Stark grew up on a diet on comic books and disaster movies so it’s no surprise that he ended up writing horror novels. Dig in for a scary ride… You are known mainly for writing horror, so what scares you? Not much, actually. I can imagine myself getting scared in certain situations,…

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‘Charlie the Fearless and Tancho the Brave’ by Suhmayah Banda

Charlie the Fearless and Tancho the Brave’ Two brothers, Charlie and Tancho, live an adventurous life, playing and learning as they go. While Charlie isn’t scared of anything, his brother is a little nervous and reluctant to go fast on his bike or reach too high on the climbing frame. But through a series of…

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‘Schmuck the Buck’ by Exo Books

Schmuck the Buck A new take on the Rudolph-the-red-nosed-reindeer story, featuring Larry the Jewish caribou, who gets bullied at school. Treated badly by pretty much everyone, he nevertheless saves the day in time for Christmas with a shrewdly sent message. Written by someone called Exo Books, this is both a curious and charming little tome…

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‘Sir Chocolate and the Baby Cookie Monster Story and Cookbook’ by Robbie and Michael Cheadle

Sir Chocolate and the Baby Cookie Monster Story and Cookbook Book 2 of Robbie Cheadle’s Sir Chocolate series features Sir Chocolate and Lady Sweet in a hunt to find a lost baby cookie monster. As well as the story, we learn how to make a selection of delicious recipes, including Easy Sausage Rolls and Chocolate…

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‘Goosebumps: Vampire Breath’ RL Stine

Goosebumps: Vampire Breath Best friends Freddy and Cara think they’re tough, so when they discover a hidden passage in the basement of Freddy’s house, they don’t waste time debating their next move. But the secret room reveals something unexpected – a coffin, and a mysterious bottle… As with all the best horror stories, Mr Stine…

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How to Turn (Another) Idea into a Novel…

A little while ago, I wrote about the inspiration behind my last book ‘Death on a Dirty Afternoon’ which came out in November. With three other books currently germinating away (ie being written), I hadn’t intended embarking on another one just yet, however… A few weeks back, author and blog queen Vicki Turner asked if…

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