Do you know an 8 to 12 year-old searching for a new read after ripping through Harry Potter and Percy Jackson? These fantasy books, first in exciting new series, might just help to fill that void…


The Land of Roar by Jenny McLachlan


When Arthur and Rose were little, they were heroes in the Land of Roar, an imaginary world that they found by climbing through the folding bed in their grandad’s attic. Now the twins are eleven, Roar is just a memory. But when they help Grandad clean out the attic, Arthur is horrified as Grandad is pulled into the folding bed and vanishes. Is he playing a joke? Or is Roar… real?

Featuring a ghoulishly terrifying scarecrow villain, ninja wizards, merwitches, and a magnificent magical world with hints of Peter Pan and Narnia, the story bursts with imagination, action and unforgettable characters.

Paperback, £6.99
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The International Yeti Collective by Paul Mason


Deep in the Himalayas, Ella searches for proof of the mythic yeti with her celebrity explorer uncle. Little do they know that Tick, a curious young yeti, is watching from the wilds. But Tick’s fascination with humans has dire consequences, and Ella starts to wonder if the yeti want to be found…

Action, delightful animal characters and an absorbing environmental message all bring the hidden world of the yeti to life.

Paperback, £6.99
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A Pinch of Magic by Michelle Harrison


On the isle of Crowstone, set upon eerie marshes with a prison as its closest neighbour, the Widdershins sisters Betty, Fliss and Charlie set out to break a deadly curse which has haunted their family for generations.

A fierce fairy tale about loyalty, magic and the rivalries and affection between siblings.

Paperback, £7.99
This title is currently out of stock in the shop, but give us a call on 01326 312873 or email us at falmouthbookseller@mabecronbooks.co.uk and we can order a copy for you.


Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend


Morrigan Crow is cursed, destined to die on her eleventh birthday. But, as the clock strikes midnight, she’s whisked away by a remarkable man called Jupiter North and taken to the secret city of Nevermoor. There she’s invited to join the Wundrous Society. Mystery, magic and protection are hers – if only she can pass four impossible trials, using an exceptional talent. Which she doesn’t have…

Breathtakingly exciting, hilarious, and filled with quirky characters. The book manages to be completely unique and it was so much fun to be charmed by a magical world again!

Paperback, £6.99
This title is currently out of stock in the shop, but give us a call on 01326 312873 or email us at falmouthbookseller@mabecronbooks.co.uk and we can order a copy for you.