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A Boy Called Hope by Lara Williamson - A Review

My fifteen year old daughter, Tilly, has just written a review for me of a novel she finished this week. It’s called: A Boy Called Hope by Lara Williamson… 278 more words

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Theodore Boone by John Grisham - A Review

John Grisham is most famous for his books, and the films made from his books, about the criminal law system in the USA. The majority of Grisham’s books are for adults, but there is a series about a teenage boy called Theodore Boone, which are written specifically for children. 701 more words

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Books for Boys: Heroism, Adventure & Empire at the Dawn of the First World War

A new exhibition opens the pages of children’s literature in the early twentieth century, to reveal the cultural environment that shaped a generation of boys in the run up to the First World War. 263 more words


The Fish in the Bathtub by Eoin Colfer - A Review (Barrington Stoke, Little Gems)

I blogged about Barrington Stoke’s Little Gems here, and my first experience of reading a Little Gems book here.

I was so impressed with them, I wondered if they would be able to sustain the things I love about them? 544 more words

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“The Contract : Derek Jeter” - A Must Have

“The Contract: Derek Jeter”

When I heard from Simon & Schuster a couple of day ago about “The Contract by Derek Jeter!”, I was ready to get in my car and go buy this book for my son right away. 176 more words


Pig-Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman - A Review

Pig-Heart Boy is considered a modern children’s classic, written by the now Children’s Laureate, Malorie Blackman.

It was reading this book yesterday, that inspired the post before this one, about being behind the times in reading books that make literary waves when they’re published. 503 more words

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