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Happy Birthday, Dog!

Cat and Dog are the VERY best of friends (most of the time). Even though they are VERY different, they do EVERYTHING together. So when the day of Dog’s birthday arrives, Cat simply cannot believe it isn’t his birthday too! Will Cat steal the show AGAIN, or can he learn to share the spotlight on… Read more »

The Last Days of Archie Maxwell

Dads leave home all the time. It’s not that unusual, really. Jack’s dad ran off with another woman. So did Mo’s. But Archie’s? That’s a different story – a story that Archie must keep to himself at all costs. If Tia found out, let alone his mates, his life would  be over. But other people… Read more »

My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece

VIEW TRAILER Ten-year-old Jamie hasn’t cried since it happened. He knows he should have: Jasmine cried; Mum cried; Dad still cries. Roger didn’t, but then he is just a cat and didn’t know Rose that well, really. Five years after the terrorist attack, life is worse than ever. Dad drinks. Mum’s gone. And Jamie’s left with… Read more »

Silence is Goldfish

My name is Tess Turner – at least, that’s what I’ve always been told. I have a voice but it isn’t mine. It used to say things so I’d fit in, to please my parents, to please my teachers. It used to tell the universe I was something I wasn’t. It lied. It never occurred… Read more »

Ketchup Clouds

VIEW TRAILER Fourteen-year-old Zoe has a dark and terrible secret that she dare not confess to anyone. But one day she hears of a criminal on death row who knows all about secrets. And lies. And betrayal. Desperate to confide in someone, Zoe picks up a pen. These are the letters that she wrote. Winner… Read more »