Black Cats Series

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Book 1
Book 1

Calamity Kate

Black Cats is a brand new, on-going series of top stories. Children will come to trust the Black Cat logo as a sign of g... MoreCalamity Kate

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Book 2
Book 2

Big Iggy

Black Cats is a brand new, on-going series of top stories. Children will come to trust the Black Cat logo as a sign of g... MoreBig Iggy

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Book 3
Book 3

A Witch in Time

Sharon is chased by bullies who think that she is a bore, and Ellie is chased by villagers who think she's a witch. Then... MoreA Witch in Time

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Book 4
Book 4

The Joke Factory

Sharon sits down to a dull Christmas lunch, but one opened cracker later she is dealing with genies, wishes, vicious nei... MoreThe Joke Factory

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Book 5
Book 5

The Ramsbottom Rumble

A manic tale of two cunning boys who battle against the wily woman who is chasing their bonkers granny. Its off-the-wal... MoreThe Ramsbottom Rumble

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Book 6
Book 6

Something Slimy on Primrose Drive

Unlike the rest of her family, Pearl Wolfbane is neat and tidy and is delighted to note that everyone else in Primrose D... MoreSomething Slimy on Primrose Drive

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Book 7
Book 7

Footsteps in the Fog

Terry Deary is renowned for creating and sustaining atmospheres of haunting and menace - and he is at his best in this c... MoreFootsteps in the Fog

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Book 8
Book 8

Spook School

What could be worse for a ghost than not being frightening enough? That's Spooker's problem as he faces his Practical Ha... MoreSpook School

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Book 9
Book 9

Drucilla and the Cracked Pot

Drucilla loves living by the river in Londinium. That is, until the fateful day when Pontius Maximus, a leader of the Ro... MoreDrucilla and the Cracked Pot

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Book 10
Book 10

Eyes Wide Open

Six memorable short stories, never before published in a collection. Find out how...Visits from the tooth fairy can make... MoreEyes Wide Open

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Book 11
Book 11

Quirky Times at Quagmire Castle

Quagmire Castle is the much-loved, but totally dilapidated, home to a motley cast of humans and ghosts. When it comes to... MoreQuirky Times at Quagmire Castle

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Book 12
Book 12

Planimal Magic

While his mum recovers from cancer, Joe (and Bingo - the only psychic dog in England) stays with cousin Molly and her da... MorePlanimal Magic

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Book 13
Book 13

Under the Spell of Bryony Bell

Bryony's back. Her family dreams of starring on Broadway but their first stop is the local Empress Theatre. Bryony, the ... MoreUnder the Spell of Bryony Bell

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Book 14
Book 14

The Gods are Watching

A page-turning thriller from an acclaimed writer. Set in ancient Egypt, this is the story of a young boy, Varro, and his... MoreThe Gods are Watching

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Book 15
Book 15

Arf and the Happy Campers

This is Arf's first novel-length adventure, for a slightly older age group, and is a perfect summer read. Arf expects to... MoreArf and the Happy Campers

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Book 16
Book 16

Changing Brooms

Our hero is Jess, the long-suffering apprentice to the demanding and rather self-centred witches, Agnes Moonthistle and ... MoreChanging Brooms

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Book 17
Book 17

Bryony Bell Tops the Bill

Bryony is constantly eclipsed by her all-singing, all dancing mum and talented sisters: otherwise known as The Singing B... MoreBryony Bell Tops the Bill

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Book 18
Book 18

100% Pig

Our hero is a Tamworth pig with attitude. He was imported from Australia to improve the "bloodline" of the farmer's herd... More100% Pig

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Book 19
Book 19

Arf and the Tarantula

In Arf's latest adventure he tangles with a tarantula and his sister Gloria's fickle new boyfriend. The added complicati... MoreArf and the Tarantula

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Book 20
Book 20

Cry in the Dark

A time-slip ghost story based in the gritty reality of Victorian London. Ben breaks into the empty house next door and d... MoreCry in the Dark

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Book 21
Book 21

Spooks Away

Spooker is back for a new school year at the Anne Boleyn Secondary School, and now that the wicked Sir Rupert is out of ... MoreSpooks Away

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Book 22
Book 22

Time and Again

This time-slip adventure centres around the powers of a strange-looking watch, found by ten-year-old twins, Becky and Ch... MoreTime and Again

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Book 23
Book 23

James and the Alien Experiment

An engaging, well-written, humorous story about a perennially popular subject. James and the Alien Experiment is a comed... MoreJames and the Alien Experiment

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Book 24
Book 24

Bryony Bell's Star Turn

Christmas is coming and the Bell household is busier than ever. Fresh from recent success on Broadway, they now star in ... MoreBryony Bell's Star Turn

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Book 25
Book 25

I am a Tree

Tim is an ace actor and keen member of the school drama club. So of course he expects to be the star of the end of year ... MoreI am a Tree

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Book 26
Book 26

Captain Codswallop and the Flying Kipper

This laugh-out-loud comic romp marks Michael Cox's debut on the A&C Black children's list. Captain Codswallop's pirate s... MoreCaptain Codswallop and the Flying Kipper

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Book 27
Book 27

Billy Angel

Plumbing. This is what the future has in store for Billy Box - to follow in the footsteps of generations of Boxes and sp... MoreBilly Angel

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Book 28
Book 28

B.A.S.E. Camp

Gerry dreams of becoming a marathon champion, so is thrilled to get a place at B.A.S.E. camp - the British Acadamy of Sp... MoreB.A.S.E. Camp

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Book 29
Book 29

Dying to Meet You

Identical twins Hailey and Hugo Huckleberry win the prize of a lifetime - the chance to meet their favourite horror aut... MoreDying to Meet You

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Book 30
Book 30

The Honourable Ratts

The Honourable Ratts are a distinguished family whose ancestors appeared at a time when witches were commonplace and gia... MoreThe Honourable Ratts

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Book 31
Book 31

Deadline

How can a pint-sized, smart-ass eighteen-year-old make his mark on the world from Nowheresville, Idaho-especially when h... MoreDeadline

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Book 32
Book 32

Galaxy Patrol

Jake is a sci-fi buff, so when he's abducted by aliens he's delighted. But when he realises that his younger sister has ... MoreGalaxy Patrol

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Book 33
Book 33

The Gold

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Book 34
Book 34

The Spoon of Doom

'It was never meant to feed the needy; but to serve up grief to the mean and greedy' The unfortunately named Albert Gru... MoreThe Spoon of Doom

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Book 35
Book 35

Nightmare at Trowser's Down

As soon as Tiffany sets eyes on Crumbling Cow cottage, she realises that moving there is the worst decision her parents ... MoreNightmare at Trowser's Down

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Book 36
Book 36

Bug Eyed Monsters

"Mr Snitcher is an alien! Pass it on..." Nobody knew where the rumour came from. Most of the boys think it's a joke. Bu... MoreBug Eyed Monsters

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Book 37
Book 37

Dan and the Dead

Dan can see ghosts. See them, speak to them, and sometimes help them - for a price. Dan and his ghostly sidekick Simon (... MoreDan and the Dead

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Book 38
Book 38

The Gorgle

Finn doesn't want to move to the spooky old house in the first place. Soon the strange goings-on and mysterious noises a... MoreThe Gorgle

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Book 39
Book 39

The Twins, the Ghost and the Castle

Two abandoned children make their home in a castle - which turns out to be haunted by the Duke of Wellington! The ghost... MoreThe Twins, the Ghost and the Castle

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Book 40
Book 40

Dan and the Caverns of Bone

Dan can see ghosts. See then, speak to them, and sometimes help them...for a price. In his second adventure, Dan is on a... MoreDan and the Caverns of Bone

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Book 41
Book 41

Dicing with Death

Max used to be an ordinary boy... until he offered himself up to Death in the place of his little sister, and somehow en... MoreDicing with Death

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Book 42
Book 42

Airlock

George and his friends have won an incredible prize, the chance to visit the Berners-Lee space station for a special ove... MoreAirlock

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Book 43
Book 43

Running on a Patchwork of Earth

AK is one of the best runners in his school and a shining athletics career beckons... until his dad's job uproots the fa... MoreRunning on a Patchwork of Earth

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Book 44
Book 44

Class Six and the Nits of Doom

Class 6's teacher is a witch. That's bad. The dancing skeletons and pterodactyls they can see in her eyes are worse. And... MoreClass Six and the Nits of Doom

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Book 45
Book 45

Leif Frond and the Viking Games

Leif wants to be a hero, but as the youngest and smallest member of his huge Viking family, he's never had the chance to... MoreLeif Frond and the Viking Games

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Book 46
Book 46

Leif Frond and Quickfingers

A wandering pedlar turns up in Leif’s village, much to the delight of the Vikings of Frondfell. Only Leif suspects there... MoreLeif Frond and Quickfingers

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Book 47
Book 47

Operation Code-Cracker

Code-loving Max is unexpectedly recruited to spy on his friend's uncle, a suspected terrorist. But nothing is quite as i... MoreOperation Code-Cracker

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Book 48
Book 48

The Binding

When Jack and his family arrive on the remote, blustery Scottish island of Morna, the whole summer holiday seems doomed.... MoreThe Binding

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Book 49
Book 49

Dan and the Shard of Ice

Dan can see ghosts. See then, speak to them, and sometimes help them...for a price. In his third adventure, poltergeist ... MoreDan and the Shard of Ice

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Book 50
Book 50

The Monster of Shiversands Cove

Stan is on holiday with his family at the seaside when everything starts going a bit odd. First there's the fairy - the ... MoreThe Monster of Shiversands Cove

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Book 51
Book 51

The Twins and the Wild Ghost Chase

A funny, ghostly tale, packed with adventure and a sprinkling of history (including a starring role for the ghost of the... MoreThe Twins and the Wild Ghost Chase

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Book 52
Book 52

Franklin's Emporium: The White Lace Gloves

Welcome to Franklin's Emporium - the department store where there's magic on every floor! When Alex is sent to Golden B... MoreFranklin's Emporium: The White Lace Gloves

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Book 53
Book 53

Franklin's Emporium: The Pet Shop Mystery

Welcome to Franklin's Emporium - the department store where there's magic on every floor! When Alex visits the pet shop... MoreFranklin's Emporium: The Pet Shop Mystery

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Book 54
Book 54

Class Six and the Eel of Fortune

Class Six are back, and they're on a mission: keep that nosy Mrs Knowall from finding out that their school is secretly ... MoreClass Six and the Eel of Fortune

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Book 55
Book 55

Codebusters

Things are not going well for Jackson 'Jax' Hibert. He wanted to fit in at his new school but now everyone knows he's a ... MoreCodebusters

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