November 2021: Children's Previews

November is often a relatively quiet month for new children’s books but this year offers some really outstanding titles, including two of the best middle-grade books of the year in Ross Montgomery’s The Chime Seekers and Lucy Strange’s Sisters of the Lost Marsh. For older readers, Sally Nicholls’ The Silent Stars Go By, my Book of the Month last November, is now in paperback and Sita Brahmachari’s When Shadows Fall also comes highly recommended.

There are some truly glorious gift books this Christmas, but one of my favourites has to be Natalia and Lauren O’Hara’s Frindleswylde, a sumptuous...

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