Today I’m excited to share with you some more amazing books I received from Walker Books and Andresen Press in the past month.  These actually came last month and I already received recently a new set of books for this month which I will share soon, but first I wanted to share with you this bumper pile of books which I’ve already got some reviews written up for and waiting to be posted on the blog. 🙂  A huge thank you as always to Hannah from Walker Books for sending me all of these amazing books, now let’s see what is in here, starting with the picture books and don’t forget these are quick descriptions of the books and not the actual blurbs…

October book haul Walker Books picture books
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Margaret’s Unicorn by Briony May Smith – A perfect read for unicorn lovers, this beautiful and utterly transporting picture book tells the story of what every little girl wishes would happen to her: a girl finds and takes care of a lost baby unicorn.

Snakes on the Job by Kathryn Dennis – Our colourful, wriggly friends are driving diggers and bulldozers and cranes. The snakes band together to get the job done, but what are they building? And will the hamsters be allowed to join the fun?

And now onto some fiction books including children’s and ya…

October book haul Walker Books fiction books
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Loki: A Bad God’s Guide to Taking the Blame by Louie Stowell – The highly anticipated second book in the best-selling Loki: A Bad God’s Guide series. Odin has given Loki another chance to prove himself worthy of Asgard by keeping Earth safe from the threat of Frost Giants. But eleven-year-old Loki has more important things to worry about: Parents Evening.

One Drop by Peter Kalu – A thrilling, YA dystopian romance. In war-torn Britain, inseparable Black Radicals Axel and Dune are arrested for defying the Bloods’ white supremacist government. In this living nightmare, can the couple keep their love alive and to break free?

Cuckoo Summer by Jonathan Tulloch – As the cuckoo sings out across the Lake District, life is about to change for ever for Tommy and Sally, the mysterious evacuee girl who lives on the neighbouring farm. This is a summer of adventure that neither child will ever forget.

Batpig: When Pigs Fly by Rob Harrell – Batpig follows the amazing, porktastic adventures of Gary Yorkshire – an entirely normal piglet whose world is turned upside down when he’s bitten by his friend, Brooklyn the bat, and develops the power of flight! Perfect for fans of Dogman.

And now onto two non-fiction titles…

October book haul Walker Books non-fiction books
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Ten Ways to Build a Better Brain by Nicola Morgan & Risa Rodil – Build a brilliant brain with this fun and practical guide packed with fascinating facts and brain boosting activities. From the benefits of the right food, sleep and exercise, to how be creative, curious and resilient, discover incredible science and top advice.

Ultimate Cricket Superstars by Matt Oldfiend & Tanya Aldred – From the author of Ultimate Football Heroes comes an exciting new book for young cricket fans. Discover the secrets of 50 inspiring cricket superstars, including Ben Stokes, Sophie Ecclestone Joe Root and Alastair Cook.


Cuckoo Summer and One Drop are Andersen Press titles while the rest are Walker Books.  I’ve already written up reviews for some of these books and am working my way through the rest as fast as I can.  I’ll be sharing a lot of belated reviews of Walker Books and Andersen Press titles in the next few months so please do look out for reviews of these on the blog coming up very soon. 🙂

Do you like the look of or sound of any of these books?  What are you currently reading?  Let me know what you think in the comments below 🙂