New Children's Books Round-Up: June 2017

By Katherine Woodfine | 28 June, 2017

There's a bumper crop of new children's and YA fiction published this month - perfect for summer holiday reading!

Picture books

How to Look After Your Dinosaur by Jason Cockcroft

The Cow Who Fell to Earth by Nadia Shireen

Flip-flap Ocean by Axel Scheffler



National Trust Go Wild in the Woods by Goldie Hawk, illustrated by Rachael Saunders

See Inside World Religions by Alex Frith


Children's fiction

The Adventures of John Blake: The Mystery of the Ghost Ship by Philip Pullman, illustrated by Fred Fordham

The Uncommoners: The Smoking Hourglass by Jennifer Bell

Wigglesbottom Primary: Super Dog! by Pamela Butchart, illustrated by Becka Moor

Running on the Roof of the World by Jess Butterworth

Letters from the Lighthouse by Emma Carroll

Alex Rider: Never Say Die by Anthony Horowitz

The Fox and the Ghost King by Michael Morpurgo

Timmy Failure: The Book You're Not Supposed to Have by Stephan Pastis

Bad Mermaids by Sibeal Pounder, illustrated by Jason Cockroft

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by JK Rowling - new 20th anniversary Hogwarts House editions


YA fiction

Who Runs the World? by Virginia Bergin

Once and For All by Sarah Dessen

Spellbook of the Lost and Found by Moira Fowley-Doyle

After the Fire by Will Hill

Juniper Lemon's Happiness Index by Julie Israel

Skulduggery Pleasant: Resurrection by Derek Landy

The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord

One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

Goldenhand by Garth Nix

Summer Days and Summer Nights: Twelve Summer Romances ed. by Stephanie Perkins

Truth or Dare by Non Pratt

Geek Girl Special: Sunny Side Up by Holly Smale