Told with heart and humour, The Boy at the Back of the Class is a child's perspective on the refugee crisis, highlighting the importance of friendship and kindness in a world that doesn't always make sense.
Emme, Holly and Jess are just like regular girls, always messing and having fun. But they're also fairies, and instead of regular schooling they go to friendship classes and then they're sent out into the human world to teach children what they've learned. Of course, it's not always easy! Will they ever be able to graduate from fairy school?
Rumour has it Artemis Fowl is responsible for every major crime of the new century. Just twelve years old and already he's a criminal genius, plotting to restore his family's fortune with a spot of corruption and kidnapping. Kidnapping a fairy for ransom, to be precise.
When Lily is a young teenager, the time comes for her and her friends to leave school and find work; some are emigrating to America, some going to work in shops. Lily is going into service in the Big House - Lissadell. A warm and engaging story about friendship, life in the early 20th century and how the political world affects everyone.