Children's Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Short Story Middle Grade

FICTION: Pumpkin Jack by Nigel Quinlan

They picked me to race Pumpkin Jack on Halloween night. It shouldn’t have been me. That’s not how it’s supposed to work. They picked my big brother last year. Joe went out and he raced Pumpkin Jack while we sat in our house, huddled together and crying, listening to the screams from the street outside.… Continue reading FICTION: Pumpkin Jack by Nigel Quinlan

Book Review, Children's Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: The Boy: His Stories and How They Came To Be by Oliver Jeffers

Oliver Jeffers is the author and artist of so many children's books that I love, so it is going to be fairly difficult for me not to be glowing in my review of his latest offering The Boy: His Stories and How They Came To Be. I discovered Oliver Jeffers when my first daughter was… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Boy: His Stories and How They Came To Be by Oliver Jeffers

Children's Fiction, Young Adult

FICTION: Shroom Raider (Capter Seven) by Andrew Murray

This is chapter seven of our serialisation of Andrew Murray's Shroom Raider - make sure you check out the earlier chapters on STORGY Kids....also if you have enjoyed this serialisation of Shroom Raiders please do let us know in the comments - or reach out to Andrew Murray on his Twitter here. Chapter 7 -… Continue reading FICTION: Shroom Raider (Capter Seven) by Andrew Murray

Children's Fiction, Young Adult

FICTION: Shroom Raider (Chapter Six) by Andrew Murray

This is chapter six of our serialisation of Andrew Murray's Shroom Raider - make sure you check out the earlier chapters on STORGY Kids.... Chapter 6 - Shroom Shooters ‘How much longer is this going to go on?’ whispered Arla from her top bunk.  Sgt Gus had just ordered the lights out, and the whole… Continue reading FICTION: Shroom Raider (Chapter Six) by Andrew Murray

Children's Fiction, Young Adult

FICTION: Shroom Raider (Chapter Five) by Andrew Murray

This is chapter five of our serialisation of Andrew Murray's Shroom Raider - make sure you check out the earlier chapters on STORGY Kids.... Chapter 5 - Ashes ‘You need to plead guilty, Ick.’ ‘Why, so you can watch me grovel?’ Ethan put a hand to his forehead, squeezing his temples between fingers and thumb. … Continue reading FICTION: Shroom Raider (Chapter Five) by Andrew Murray

Children's Fiction, Young Adult

FICTION: Shroom Raider (Chapter four) by Andrew Murray

This is chapter four of our serialisation of Andrew Murray's Shroom Raider - make sure you check out the earlier chapters on STORGY Kids.... Chapter 4 - A.W.O.L. When the pupils of St. Chanterelle’s Secondary School paid a visit to the Airborne Brigade’s barracks in a gaggle of blue and gold blazers - and the… Continue reading FICTION: Shroom Raider (Chapter four) by Andrew Murray

Children's Fiction, Young Adult

FICTION: Shroom Raider (Chapter Three) by Andrew Murray

This is chapter three of our serialisation of Andrew Murray's Shroom Raider - make sure you check out the earlier chapters on STORGY Kids.... Chapter 3 - Shroom Recruits ‘Private Icarus Earthstar, you are a useless cockroach!  What – are – you?’ ‘I’m a – a useless cockroach, Sergeant…’ ‘And what do useless cockroaches do,… Continue reading FICTION: Shroom Raider (Chapter Three) by Andrew Murray