Bloomsbury Childrens

Books published by Bloomsbury Childrens

Wishyouwas: the tiny guardian of lost letters

Penny Black lives with her uncle in a London post office. Her lonely existence changes dramatically when she encounters a funny, courageous, talkative little creature trying to run off with a letter. This catapults her into the secretive lives of the Sorters, the tiny guardians of lost letters.

Reviewed on 27 November 2021 by Linda Wilson

The Good Thieves

Vita Marlowe is determined to get her grandfather’s home back from the conman who cheated him out of everything he owned. But to do that she needs help – and finds it in some unexpected places.

Reviewed on 07 September 2019 by Linda Wilson

Harry Potter: A History of Magic

The companion volume to the British Library exhibition which marks the 20th anniversary of the publication of the first of the Harry Potter books.

Reviewed on 16 December 2017 by Linda Wilson

The Pearl Thief

Julie Beaufort-Stuart’s ancestral home has been sold and is being turned into a school. Her family’s treasures are being catalogued ready for auction, but then the archivist disappears and Julie is attacked.

Reviewed on 08 July 2017 by Linda Wilson

Urban Outlaws: Shockwave

The Urban Outlaws have been infected with a deadly virus and now their arch-enemy Hector Del Sarto is threatening to infect the whole of London – and the rest of the country – as well. He also has the antidote, and the Outlaws need it, fast.

Reviewed on 24 June 2017 by Linda Wilson


Life at Brunesfield Correctional Facility is grim at the best of times, but then when a new inmate arrives, strange and dangerous things start to happen.

Reviewed on 01 April 2017 by Linda Wilson

Urban Outlaws: Counterstrike

The Urban Outlaws face their toughest test – breaking into a top secret facility to steal Medusa, the ultimate weapon.

Reviewed on 04 March 2017 by Linda Wilson

Knightley & Son

Private detective team, Knightley & Son are on the track of a sinister criminal organisation known as the Combination.

Reviewed on 27 February 2016 by Linda Wilson

Urban Outlaws: Lockdown

The Urban Outlaws have to make their way to the US in pursuit of criminal hacker Hector, who has stolen the world’s most advanced computer virus.

Reviewed on 16 January 2016 by Linda Wilson

Urban Outlaws: Blackout

The Urban Outlaws are on the trail of a destructive virus, but some old enemies are determined to get to it before they do.

Reviewed on 07 November 2015 by Linda Wilson

Urban Outlaws

A group of kids go up against some formidable opposition in a bid to stop an advanced super-computer being misused.

Reviewed on 29 August 2015 by Linda Wilson