Griffin Books Recommends— Our Winter Picks


The Christmas Guest by Peter Swanson

When student Ashley Smith is invited to spend Christmas with her classmate’s family at their Cotswolds manor house, it seems like a perfect country idyll. But is there something strange about the old house? What could the motives of the mysterious Chapman family be? And what holiday horrors might be lying
in wait? All the magic of Christmas wrapped in a gothic murder mystery!


Be a Birder by Hamza Yassin

Discover the wonderful world of birdwatching with wildlife cameraman and Strictly star Hamza Yassin. In this beautifully illustrated guide, you will learn how to start identifying birds, understand their behaviour and movements, and find even more exciting birds, wherever you are. Encouraging us all to stop, step outside and listen, Be a Birder is both a practical guide and a joyous celebration of these incredible creatures.

Signed copies available*


Impossible Creatures by Katherine Rundell

There’s a place where all the wildest stories began. Impossible Creatures is the first instalment in a new epic fantasy trilogy from award-winning children’s writer Katherine Rundell, which finds an ordinary boy and a flying girl enmeshed in an adventure with a host of magical and mythical creatures. A classic in the making, this is perfect for fans of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials.

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