Today’s blog started out as a dinner table conversation where we were talking about finding suitable books for younger children with teenage reading ages, but without teenage content, and it got me thinking. I was one of those children once, and
How to Catch A Star by Oliver Jeffers Some books delight you and it is hard to say why they appeal so much, and I have held off writing a review of How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers
Awful Auntie by David Walliams (Reviewed by Sam 9 and Vivienne) If the Scholastic Reading Reporting shows that children love books that make them laugh, then Awful Auntie by David Walliams fits the bill. Stella Saxby is an
Della Mortika – Voyage to the Antipodes by Geraldine F Martin I love Steampunk. When I read my first book in this genre I was hooked. I love the fact that history is changed by a different science developing mechanical
The Key to Rondo by Emily Rodda When his eccentric great Aunt dies Leo is given a music box with a very strange set of rules. His cousin Mimi chooses a unusual pendant in memory of her Aunt.