Washed ashore as a baby in ancient Greece, Halo is discovered by a family of centaurs. Although her true identity remains a mystery, she is loved as one of their own. But when Halo is dragged away by fishermen, her wild adventure begins . . .
Halo soon realizes that if she is to survive then she must live in disguise - as a boy. A violent war is threatening to erupt and Halo is at the mercy of the mighty Spartan warriors. And as she battles to hide her secret, Halo never forgets her quest to find out who she is - and where she really came from.
Lee Raven, boy thief, has stolen something he really didn't mean to.
Now he faces a perilous flight through London (and the murky sewers below) as he tries to escape capture – because Lee has stolen the Book of Nebo, a book that has existed for thousands of years and tells every story and legend known to man. It's priceless. Some will even kill to possess it. The pressure mounts and the future of Nebo is in Lee's hands – can he prevent the most dangerous ending of them all?
Charlie Ashanti – lion-rescuer, shipwreck-survivor and Catspeaker – is safe with his parents. Or is he?
Old enemies are closing in: Maccomo, the liontrainer, longs for revenge, and the evil Corporacy is still hunting Charlie and his mum and dad.
They could hide. But the time to hide is over. Now is the time to fight back . . .
Brilliantly written, fantastically exciting adventure fiction with a twist – boys and girls aged 9+ will love it!
Lionboy was the first ever selection by the Blue Peter Book Club.