Inspiring Young Readers
Double Felix posted on 20 May 2018
I’m pleased to report that Scribbly Gum Primary School seems to be a very relaxed and inclusive sort of place.
Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo posted on 13 May 2018
I was a quiet, conformist and sometimes anxious child myself so I was pleased to meet Arlo who seems to share these characteristics.
The Cloak posted on 12 May 2018
The Cloak by Leon Garfield Leon Garfield (1921 – 1996) was a prolific writer of historical fiction for children – he would probably now be marketed in
McTavish Goes Wild posted on 11 May 2018
This is the second book to feature the rescue(d) dog, McTavish and the family he now lives with, The Peacheys.
Splat! How the smoothie was invented posted on 07 May 2018
This is a big, colourful anarchic splat of a book – and great fun it is too.
Alley’s Cats and the Mystical Journey posted on 05 May 2018
Before I begin my review of this unusual fantasy novel I need to let you know that I am not really a lover of cats.
Zeki Gets a Checkup posted on 30 Apr 2018
This is the third picture book in a delightful series with baby Zeki as the central character.
The Great Telephone Mix-Up posted on 29 Apr 2018
Barrington Stoke’s Little Gem series of books are always a real delight .........
Dream Team posted on 24 Apr 2018
What makes a team a team? What is it that talented individuals need to turn them from people who only think about themselves and their own glory into team
The Hate U Give posted on 19 Apr 2018
This novel (aimed at young adults but it will appeal to plenty of older readers too) has had a lot of publicity....