How To Train Your Dragon
Hiccup is an 11-year-old Viking who doesn’t really fit in with his tribe. When he’s invited to dragon training with the other Viking teens, he sees it as his chance to prove himself as a fighter. But after managing to capture a dragon, Hiccup ends up releasing and befriending it, and his world is turned upside down as he tries to convince his tribe to see things from a different point of view.
By Zizou Corder (Penguin)
Washed ashore as a baby in Ancient Greece, Halo was raised by a family of centaurs, who love her as their own. But when she’s kidnapped and sold into slavery, Halo must disguise herself as a boy in order to survive in the scary outside world. Join her as she sets out to find her way back to the family she loves.
An adventure story following three animal families (polar bears, elephants and humpback whales) struggling to survive in our rapidly changing environment. Learn more about global warming and the sad effect it is having on our beautiful planet and the animals we share it with.
By Alex Scarrow (Penguin)
Liam, Maddy and Sal have something very strange in common: they’ve all had near-death experiences, saved at the last minute by a mysterious figure with its own agenda. But have they been rescued … or recruited? Join Liam, Maddy and Sal on this exciting adventure as they meet the Time Riders, a top-secret agency with a single purpose – to protect the world from time travellers and repair broken history.
Pops & The Nearly Dead
By Edyth Bulbring (Penguin)
When Randolph’s parents move to Bangkok, he goes to live with his grandfather at an old age home in Port Elizabeth. His stay quickly turns out to be far more interesting than expected when he meets the mysterious and short-sighted Regina Versagel, and finds himself on a roller-coaster ride that will teach him more about old people than he ever wanted to know.