Amelia Fang and the Trouble with Toads

Amelia and her friends embark upon another adventure in this final installment of the quirky and charming Amelia Fang series.  The book opens with Amelia’s excitement about attending her friend’s birthnight celebrations but when her parents are struck down with the Frankenflu, she has to take her baby brother Vincent with her.   Amelia has rather mixed emotionsContinue reading “Amelia Fang and the Trouble with Toads”

Winnie Adds Magic

Winnie Adds Magic by Laura Owen and Korky Paul: This story is about a witch called Winnie and her pet Wilbur who just arrived home from their sister Wendy’s house. Strange and funny things happened with them that afternoon. As soon as they unlocked the door, they were struck with a nasty damp smell. AfterContinue reading “Winnie Adds Magic”

Snow Foal by Susanna Bailey

This book was totally  irresistible, I couldn’t put it down. The main character is 11 year old Addie who is angry and upset because she has been taken to a rural farm in the south of England to stay with a foster family. She really hopes that it won’t be for long. While she is there,Continue reading “Snow Foal by Susanna Bailey”

Tilly and the Book Wanderers

Pages & Co: Tilly and the Book Wanderers by Anna James: I totally loved Tilly And The Bookwanderers, it was a fascinating book about a girl who discovers she has the ability to go in and out of books and talk to the characters. I loved this idea! The main characters are enjoyable and IContinue reading “Tilly and the Book Wanderers”

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School

Diary of a Wimpy Kidd: Old School, by Jeff Kinney: There are seven main characters in Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Mom, Dad, Wimpy Kid, Manny, Rodrick, Grandpa, and the pig. I enjoyed some parts of this book, like the part at the town pool when Wimpy Kid came out of the pool and hisContinue reading “Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Old School”

Diversity in Children’s Literature

Diversity and inclusion are hot topics in the publishing world at the moment, and while children’s books featuring diverse characters are, overall, on the rise, it is acknowledged that there is still a huge gap. A study in 2013 conducted at the University of Wisconsin in the USA discovered that of 3,200 children’s books releasedContinue reading “Diversity in Children’s Literature”

Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare

The Extraordinary Colours of Auden Date, by Zillah Bethel: Auden Dare is a totally ordinary eleven year old boy, except that he can’t see colours. He discovers a secret in an old shed and it changes his life. This book is set in England in the future, when there is a war raging over limitedContinue reading “Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare”

Judy Moody Was in a Mood

Judy Moody Was in a Mood by Megan MacDonald: In Judy Moody Was In A Mood, I read that Judy, the main character, made a My-name-is-a-poem-club in the first chapter “Rhyme Time”. Judy had to make up a project on “Around the World in 8 and a 1/2 days”. She also made a pizza in theContinue reading “Judy Moody Was in a Mood”

The Wreck of the Zanzibar

The Wreck of the Zanzibar, by Michael Morpurgo: I thought that this book was really well written and a very interesting story. The story is about The Dairy Of Laura Perryman and how her life was years ago on an island called Bryher. My favorite part was that the book is about a diary but writtenContinue reading “The Wreck of the Zanzibar”

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