Hodder Children's Books

Books published by Hodder Children's Books

Songs About a Boy

World famous boyband Fire&Lights are on the brink of a messy break-up as tensions between lead singer and songwriter Gabriel West and band member Olly Samson boil over. Charlie Bloom, the band’s young photographer, blames herself and just wants to wind back the clock to happier times.

Reviewed on 30 November 2019 by Linda Wilson

The Sharp Edge of a Snowflake

Two very different girls are brought together in the aftermath of a murder in the snowy Icelandic winter.

Reviewed on 12 October 2019 by Linda Wilson

The Haven

When 13-year-old Ollie Turner’s guardian is murdered, he’s taken in by a group of kids living a separate life under the streets of London and has to fight to prevent chaos and destruction being brought to the city’s streets.

Reviewed on 13 July 2019 by Linda Wilson

The Colour of the Sun

It’s not every day of the summer holidays that you get to see a dead body. And it’s not every day that you think you know the killer.

Reviewed on 29 June 2019 by Linda Wilson

That's Not What Happened

Three years ago, a massacre at Virgil County High School left six traumatised teens struggling to make sense of what happened. Now survivor Lee Bauer wants the truth to be told. But the truth is not always welcomed with open arms.

Reviewed on 23 February 2019 by Linda Wilson

Run, Riot

Four teens are on the run in their tower block home, determined to bring a friend’s killers to justice.

Reviewed on 13 October 2018 by Linda Wilson

Songs About Us

Charlie Bloom is back taking photos of world famous boyband Fire&Lights, but cracks are starting to appear in the gloss and hype that surrounds the band and Charlie is faced with some difficult choices.

Reviewed on 03 February 2018 by Linda Wilson

Indigo Donut

Indigo’s mother was murdered when she was a small child, but the past has a nasty habit of coming back to haunt her.

Reviewed on 25 November 2017 by Linda Wilson

New Guard

In one last highly dangerous and highly deniable operation, CHERUB mission controller James Adams has to plan and execute the rescue of two kidnapped oil industry workers from war-torn Syria.

Reviewed on 11 November 2017 by Linda Wilson

I Am Traitor

The alien invaders have already taken Amy Sullivan’s brother and her best friend. Now they’re coming for her.

Reviewed on 30 September 2017 by Linda Wilson

End of Days

The war between the angels and the remnants of humanity reaches a suitably explosive climax.

Reviewed on 06 August 2016 by Linda Wilson

Songs About A Girl

Fifteen-year-old Charlie Bloom’s life is turned upside down when she’s asked to take a series of backstage photos of the latest boyband phenomenon, Fire&Lights.

Reviewed on 19 July 2016 by Linda Wilson


Marlon promised his mother that he would have nothing to do with drugs, but when he falls under Sonya’s spell, keeping that promise suddenly becomes a lot more difficult.

Reviewed on 25 June 2016 by Linda Wilson