Inspiring Young Readers
The Imaginary posted on 01 Feb 2016
This is a pretty scary book for adults with nervous dispositions like me,
Blood Family posted on 26 Jan 2016
In all honesty, this is not an easy book to read. What I mean by this is not that the book is badly written or turgid – quite the opposite -...
My Family and Other Animals posted on 27 Dec 2015
When I was about 15, I was given a copy of The Harrap Book of Humorous Prose ...
The Christmas Eve Tree posted on 20 Dec 2015
I always rush to look at new books with a Christmas theme as I have gathered quite a collection...
Tall Story posted on 16 Dec 2015
This is a very engaging blend of ordinariness and magic with underlying themes of home, family and friends...
The Other Side Of Truth posted on 11 Dec 2015
This award winning book is currently used in Year Six with ten year old children...
My Father Is A Polar Bear posted on 09 Dec 2015
Morpurgo uses his storytelling skills to draw the reader into his tale bymysteriously stating that his father was a polar bear
The Boy at the top of the Mountain posted on 29 Nov 2015
This writer is not afraid to write about difficult and highly controversial subjects ..
Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading posted on 29 Nov 2015
This is a little marvel of a book: in fact, it’s at least four books in one.
A Song For Ella Grey posted on 24 Nov 2015
David Almond is a creator of modern myths – perhaps most famously with his magnificent Skellig...