Maddie and the Invisible Band of Groovers by Alex Bulmer and Invisible Flash
Maddy lacks confidence and has had a bad day at school. Her Grandfather has just moved in, the last thing she wants to do is help him unpack his boxes. But, when Maddy opens a very special box, Grandfather lets her into a secret, involving a girl with portable ears, a piano teacher, vile siblings, an old potato and a bus driving owl.
Dexter and Winter's Detective Agency by Nathan Bryon
When Dexter's mum is sent to jail for getting mixed up in a jewellery robbery, it's up to Dexter and his best friend Winter to get her out. On their journey to uncover the truth and free Mum, their detective work leads them to some surprising discoveries.