When the rain threatens to ruin the fun at summer camp, Malik and his friends are tasked with inventing a pram that any baby would love. But when ideas start flowing, tensions run high and it turns out that not everyone agrees on exactly what a baby would ne... read more


The year is 1885 and Erik Weisz, a penniless immigrant, has found himself in trouble again. His uncanny talent for picking locks and his gleeful showboating to match it, have earned him very few friends and a bad reputation. But this is ... read more

Houdini and the Five Cent Circus

Dyslexic learner and teacher Alais Winton shows the positives of being dyslexic, and makes learning (and even spelling!) fun, with games and activities to make school learning... read more

Fun Games and Activities for Children with Dyslexia: How to Learn Smarter with a Dyslexic Brain


 Dyslexia Friendly and Reluctant Readers

Heartwarming adventure from double Carnegie winner.

Joe and the Dragonosaurus (Little Gems IA 5-8)

Wonderful, witty and wise, this classic Quentin Blake tale will warm hearts of young and old alike.
The heartbroken widow of a captain drowned at sea discovers a friendly amphibian at her lowest point. But he is no ordinar... read more

The Story of the Dancing Frog (Little Gems)

Warm and wise tale about new families. Everyone comments on Meg's sunny smile, and she's put it to good use as a model for her mum's range of bridesmaids' dresses at wedding fairs. It's always been just Meg and Mum, but then M... read more

The Girl with the Sunshine Smile (RA8 IA8-12)

Miserly Ebenezer Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his former business partner, and he learns he will be visited by three spirits - Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come - who reveal to him his miserable existence, the opportunit... read more

A Christmas Carol


 Dyslexia Friendly and Reluctant Readers

Containing over 100 in-depth interviews with school children and young adults living with dyslexia, this collection depicts the significance of confidence and self-esteem in propelling children with dyslexia to achieve personal success. The children supply their own illustrations; a handy hints guide; and their own advice to educators.

Dyslexia is my Superpower! (Most of the Time)

23 very well-known people from the arts, sport, and business worlds talk about how dyslexia affected their childhood, how they were able to overcome the challenges and use the special strengths of dyslex... read more

Creative, Successful, Dyslexic: 23 High Achievers Share Their Stories

Renaissance Italy is a world of riches open to any man who dares to conquer it. In the life of young Lisa the doors to this world remain closed. Promised in her youth to a widower as a loving wife and mother, she is ... read more

Smile: The story of the original Mona Lisa (RA8, IA Teen)

Children’s literature legend Michael Morpurgo teams up with illustration star Sam Usher for a rollicking countryside adventure story, now in a Little Gems edition for more parents and children to share together.
The frogs a... read more

We Are Not Frogs! (Little Gems) IA5-8


 Dyslexia Friendly and Reluctant Readers

Series:Free Lance Ser.

Free Lance has no master - he journeys from village to village and castle to castle, competing in tournaments and working for his keep. The latest tournament is a rotten mess of corruption, rigging and hi-jinks - can Free Lance survive to fight another day?

Free Lance and the Field of Blood (#2)