This week's round-up of middle grade fantasy and science fiction from around the blogs (3/27/16)

Welcome to this week's round-up, and happy Easter to all who are celebrating. 

Clearly eggs were bigger back in the 19th century; perhaps there were a few Gastornises still kicking around England, which would explain a lot (?)

The Reviews

The 39-Storey Treehouse by Andy Griffiths, at Sharon the Librarian

The After-Room by Maile Meloy, at Read Till Dawn

Audie the Angel & The Afterworld (The Angel Archives Volume Three), by Erika Kathryn, at This Kid Reviews Books

Beyond the Kingdoms, by Chris Colfer, at Reading Violet

The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle, by Janet Fox, at books4yourkids and Charlotte's Library

Confessions of an Imaginary Friend, by Michelle Cuevas, at The Children's Book Review

The Copper Gauntlet, by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare, at Leaf's Reviews

A Curious Tale of the In-Between, by Lauren DeStefano, at The Children's Book Review

Disney Lands by Ridley Pearson, at Carstairs Considers

Eden's Wish, by M. Tara Crowl, at Word Spelunking

The Girl in the Tower, by Lisa Schroeder, at Fantasy of the Silver Dragon

Golden Mane by SJB Gilmour, at The Write Path

Hour of the Bees, by Linday Eagar, at So Many Books, So Little Time, Becky's Book ReviewsBook Nut, and Charlotte's Library

How to Catch an Invisible Cat, by Paul Tobin, at This Kid Reviews Books

The Inn Between, by Marina Cohen, at Me On Books and Great Imaginations

The Key to Extraordinary, by Natalie Lloyd, at Next Best Book

The Last Kids on Earth, by Max Braillier, at Ms. Yingling Reads

Masterminds, by Gordon Korman, at That's Another Story

Neverseen, by Shannon Messenger, at A Reader of Fictions

Of Mice and Magic (Harriet Hamster Princess book 2), by Ursula Vernon, at Ms. Yingling Reads

Once Was a Time, by Leila Sales, at The Reading Nook Reviews

The Screaming Staircase, by Jonathan Stroud, at Kitty Cat at the Library

Secrets of Bearhaven, by K.E. Rocha, at Ms.Yingling Reads

Secrets of the Dragon Tomb, by Patrick Samphire, at Geo Librarian

The Secrets of Solace by Jaleigh Johnson, at books4yourkids

Twice Upon a Time, by James Riley, at Akossiwa Ketoglo

The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones (Mabel Jones #1), by Will Mabbitt, at Word Spelunking

Witherwood Reform School, by Obert Skye, at Buxton's Fantasy and Science Fiction Novels

Two at Ms. Yingling Reads:  Fortune Falls, by Jenny Goebel, and The Inn Between, by Marina Cohen

Authors and Interviews

Cressida Cowell (How to Train Your Dragon et al.) at The Guardian

Janet Fox at Middle Grade Mafioso and Pop Goes the Reader

Other Good Stuff

Here's a lovely post on House Spirits at Seven Miles of Steel Thistles

The Aurealis Awards have been announced; here's the Children's list:

Best Children’s Fiction
  • Winner: A Single Stone, Meg McKinlay (Walker Books Australia)
  • A Week Without Tuesday, Angelica Banks (Allen & Unwin)
  • The Cut-Out, Jack Heath (Allen & Unwin)
  • Bella and the Wandering House, Meg McKinlay (Fremantle Press)
  • The Mapmaker Chronicles: Prisoner of the Black Hawk, A.L. Tait (Hachette Australia)

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