This year many popular authors have teamed up with the National Book Tokens to provide us with great short stories.
Do you like Michael Morpurgo’s previous novels? Well, the best selling author of War Horse has released a charming book, “Best Mates”, containing six short animal stories, which is a smile provoking read. Visit his website to find out more.
Ever wanted to know how to be a “Dork”? Well, this book is for you! The main character, Nikki Maxwell, is going to show you how to how to do everything from surviving family “fun” days to coping with crushes the dorky way. Visit the Dork Diaries website to find out more!
Harriet Manners is a self confessed “geek”, she is also a model, two things you wouldn’t usually think of as a good combination. In this books her nemesis, Alexa, decides it would be a good idea to humiliate her in the school play and Harriet has no idea what to do. Have a look at the author’s Facebook page.
"Killing the Dead” by Marcus Sedgwick is a sinister, captivating read about ghosts. It is a gripping, fast paced story that covers issues such as suicide and murder without being too graphic. You can find more from Marcus Sedgwick on his website.
You could also use your book token to get one euro fifty off that book you’ve been looking at every time you walk into the bookshop.
Have fun reading this March!