• Poems from Teesside Primary Schools Two hundred and fifty years ago Middlesbrough-born James Cook sailed around the world on HMS Endeavour on a voyage of scientific discovery. In this anniversary year, the T-Junction poetry festival is celebrating Teesside's long international history by focusing on travel and discovery. As part of the festival, children in local primary schools have been writing their own poems about exploration and adventure, inspired by poets Bob Beagrie, Andy Willoughby, Julie Hogg, Chris Stewart, Harry Man, Natalie Scott and Andy Croft.
  • Young John Black is in hot water. Advised to leave hastily, he finds himself on the three-masted Sea Urchin, bound for the Pacific Ocean. The ship’s mysterious chief mate enchants the crew with stories of shipwreck, a beautiful island, an ancient civilisation and a pool of diamonds. The fabled island of Kora-Di is not on any chart. Can John Black and the crew of the Sea Urchin find it again?
  • A summer holiday adventure in Whitby, legendary home of Count Dracula… what could be more exciting for the children of the Frankie Miller Band? Eleven-year-old Will loves everything supernatural. When he is sent to stay with Auntie Mavis in Whitby for the summer holidays, the perfect adventure beckons, especially when his best friends Jonesy and Sammy are invited to stay too. The gang is all together but there’s a problem – Will has promised to look after his little sister Sumi who goes with them everywhere. When the boys manage to sneak Sumi into the popular attraction, The Monsters of the Wax Museum, she disappears. What could have happened to her? And what are the shady owners of the wax museum up to? As the boys investigate, Will’s loyalty and courage are put to the test… Paperback, 192 pages, RRP £6.99 ISBN 978-1-912218-38-7 Published by Sixth Element Publishing, July 2018