Our Books of the Week!

For younger children

DontPutPantsOnHeadDon’t Put Your Pants on Your Head, Fred

By Caryl Hart, Leigh Hodgkinson

Don’t wear six pants at a time, don’t put pants on your head and certainly don’t wear your sister’s pink frilly ones…! Such a lot to remember, and which way does everything go around? Trousers first, then pants?

This small boy is having such a lot of bother getting dressed that he’s off to Sergeant Smart for help, but when he arrives at the castle, the sergeant and all his soldiers are still asleep and the Queen is about to arrive to inspect them!

Pyjamas, pants, inside out shirts, undone buttons and chaos follow! ‘They have pants round their ankles and pants up their legs. They have pants on their elbows And pants on their heads…. There are even pants on the cat!

Can the Queen sort it out?

Published by Orchard Books


For older children

KidnapInCaribbeanKidnap in the Caribbean

By Lauren St John

Last year’s winner of the Blue Peter Award returns with the next Laura Marlin Mystery, Kidnap in the Caribbean.

In this story, Laura Marlin is off to the Caribbean with her uncle, who is an undercover detective. They have won a fantastic trip to paradise but as soon as they board the luxury cruise ship bound for Antigua, strange and sinister things start to happen….

Soon Laura and her friend Tariq are involved in another dangerous adventure. Look out for pirates, a volcano and hungry sharks – it’s all in a day’s work for these feisty young sleuths. This series is perfect for Enid Blyton fans, or anyone who loves adventure stories.

Published by Orion Children’s Books


Our Books of the Week is in association with the ReadingZone

  • The children’s books website www.ReadingZone.com aims to help families to support their children’s reading by suggesting the best books available.
  • The website provides news about books and authors, competitions, author interviews and recommendations, and there are distinct areas for children themselves to explore new releases.