Tuesday, 18 January 2011

++++New Books Picks For February 2011++++



Return to Ribblestrop
                                                                      
Andrew Mulligan - Return to Ribblestrop - Published by Simon & Schuster - 3 Feb 2011
It's a new term at Ribblestrop and the headmaster is hoping for a bit more organisation. But secrets remain under the ground, the new Chaplain is not all that he seems, and a truck load of circus animals has taken refuge in the school grounds. Amongst the new intake are a footballing protegee and a trainee psychopath not to mention a pregnant panther and an escaped crocodile. Things are about to go from bad to worse at Ribblestrop can Millie, Sanchez and the gang help save the day once more?


book cover of 

The Doomsday Code 

 (TimeRiders, book 3)

by

Alex Scarrow
                                         
Alex Scarrow - Timeriders:The Doomsday Code - Published by Puffin - 3 Feb 2011
Liam O’Connor should have died at sea in 1912. Maddy Carter should have died on a plane in 2010. Sal Vikram should have died in a fire in 2026. But all three have been given a second chance – to work for an agency that no one knows exists. Its purpose: to prevent time travel destroying history . . . In 1993 British computer hacker Adam Lewis finds his name in a coded manuscript that is almost one thousand years old. How did Adam's name get in there . . . and why? Confronted by Adam in 2001, the TimeRiders travel back to Sherwood Forest in 1193 to discover the origins of the ancient message. But when a strange hooded man appears interested in the same thing, they begin to wonder what terrible threat this cryptic link from the past holds for the future . . .


book cover of 

The Crowmaster 

 (Invisible Fiends, book 3)

by

Barry Hutchison
                                   
                                          
Barry Hutchison - Invisible Fiends - The CrowMaster - HarperCollins - 3 Feb 2011
After Kyle's ordeal at school, his mother packs him off to the safety of the countryside, where there will be no temptation to use his powers, and he can forget the bad things - like the fact that his dad is a monster determined to destroy the world.
But here's the thing about the countryside: it's full of nature, and nature sometimes has claws.
Followed by a spindly figure in the woods and attacked by crows, Kyle is about to discover that NOWHERE is safe from the invisible fiends…
 

book cover of 

Magicalamity 

by

Kate Saunders
                            
                                                                  
Kate Saunders - Magicalamity - Published by Marion Lloyd Books - 7 Feb 20111
Tom doesn't know he is a demisprite - the child of a fairy and a human - until he meets his three fairy godmothers. They've been summoned to protect him, but they can't stop bickering, and two of them are hardened criminals. Tom must survive their botched magic spells, learn to fly and enter the dangerous Fairy Realm to save his parents...


                                               
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