Category Book reviews

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The Edge Chronicles by by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell 😊 More soon.

ZIPPEL: THE LITTLE KEYHOLE GHOST by Alex Rühle (Author), Axel Scheffler (Illustrator), Rachel Ward (Translator)

I was really sad to finish this book and would love the story to continue in a second book! 

YOU SMELL! AND SO DOES EVERYTHING ELSE by Clive Gifford, illustrated by Pete Gamlen

Very funny, even though they’ve ruined pandas and ice-cream.

SNOWGLOBE by Amy Wilson

A magical story about friendship and forgiveness.

The Funny Life of Pets by James Campbell


SKELETON TREE by Kim Ventrella

Wilful I just read SKELETON TREE by Kim Ventrella. My full review is here. Excerpt: This is a sad story because Stanly and his family have a horrible time, but it’s good too because it’s exciting, scary, and it shows how people look after each other. I won’t forget this story, and I’ll share it with […]

FISH BOY by Chloe Daykin

It’s sad, magic, friendly, funny and exciting. And Whisky does a squat wee.


A Girl Called Owl is a really good, magical adventure that makes me imagine winter and want a pet owl.

Spellchasers: The Beginner’s Guide to Curses by Lari Don

I just read Spellchasers: The Beginner’s Guide to Curses by Lari Don.

WE ARE NOT FROGS by Michael Morpurgo (illust. Sam Usher)

I love this book. I like the frogs, because they jump, jumpety-jump!