Fifteen-year-old Michael May makes history as the first child in space and part of a crew to the far side of the moon. However, from the moment he docks at the International Space Station, things change. This is a Middle Grade Story for children who love reading about space, mystery, adventure and friendship.
Richard Swan - author of Melody's Unicorn - will be at The Festival of Ideas 2 & 3 November 2019, Barbincan, London
A much-praised fantasy series for readers aged 9-12
Some of our latest and greatest middle grade books to get your tweens to spend the summer holidays with a book in their hand or a kindle in their bag.
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Author Susan Elizabeth Hale strongly believes that we can enchant the land with our voices. She has traveled the world exploring this idea and created Earth Day 10 years ago to share long-held traditions. Now, with her juvenile fiction book she hopes to empower young girls all over the world.
Without science we would not have electricity which would mean no mobiles, internet, Facebook. We would not have fridges to keep food fresh, television or even cars. Author S Y Palmer tells us how she fell in love with science again and how it even inspired her space themed children's books.
Author James Hartley Books breaks down the snobbery surrounding this great historical figure to reveal that William, a young boy from Stratford-Upon-Avon, was much more a man of the people than his portrayal today might suggest.
Despite the predictions that eBooks were going to kill physical books, thanks to bookie people on the likes of Instagram and YouTube, recent reports state that physical book sales are rising once again. However, eBooks are here to stay, and Lodestone author Steve Conoboy tells us why he's glad.
How we fit into the plant and animal world? What would space travel feel like? Where does the natural world end and the supernatural one begin? Our Street author, Michael Strelow, answers all this and more for #PlantPowerDay.