New Children's Books: September 2017

By Katherine Woodfine | 27 September, 2017

September brings a beautiful crop of new autumn children's books. Here's a few of our favourites:

Children's fiction

Birthday Boy by David Baddiel, illustrated by Jim Field

The Racehorse Who Disappeared by Clare Balding, illustrated by Tony Ross (catch our episode with Clare about the previous book, The Racehorse Who Couldn't Gallop)

The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell

The Huntress: Sky by Sarah Driver

Kick by Mitch Johnson

The Five Realms: The Gift of Dark Hollow by Kieran Larwood illustrated by David Wyatt

Tom Gates: Dog Zombies Rule (For Now) by Liz Pichon

Goth Girl: The Sinister Symphony by Chris Riddell

Mr Penguin and the Lost Treasure by Alex T Smith


Picture books and non-fiction

The Grotlyn by Benji Davies

Franklin's Flying Bookshop by Jen Campbell, illustrated by Katie Harnett

The Ugly Five by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Oh No, Where Did Walter Go? by Joanna Boyle

Little People, Big Dreams: Emmeline Pankhurst by Lisbeth Kaiser and Ana Sanfelippo

Little People, Big Dreams: Rosa Parks by Lisbeth Kaiser and Marta Antelo

Little People, Big Dreams: Audrey Hepburn by Isabel Sanchez Vegara and Amaia Arrazola

Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide by Emma Yarlett

A Poem for Every Day of the Year ed by Allie Esiri


Young adult fiction

Moonrise by Sarah Crossan

The Loneliest Girl in the Universe by Lauren James

Alex and Eliza by Melissa De La Cruz

Lockwood & Co: The Empty Grave by Jonathan Stroud

Genuine Fraud by E Lockhart

Moxie by Jennifer Mathieu

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera