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Reading Tom Gates with Oscar

Since I read an absolutely bumper crop of books on holiday last week, I have managed three chapters of one book this week, due to life battering me about the head and neck with a bit of two by four, and me having to try to organise myself. 864 more words

Books For Girls

Wildwood by Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis - A Review

Wildwood by Colin Meloy, is the first of a trilogy of fantasy books set in a magical wood on the outskirts of the less than magical, Portland, Oregon. 489 more words

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling - A Review of Reading the Book with a Child

My reviews are nothing if not eclectic, right?

After all, everyone in the entire Western world has read the Harry Potter books by now, haven’t they? 1,211 more words

Books For Girls

The Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt - A Review

The Letter for the King by Tonke Dragt is a classic children’s book, published originally in 1962 in Dragt’s own Dutch language. It won many awards at the time of publication, but has only recently been published here in the UK by Pushkin Press. 828 more words

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The Hunted by Charlie Higson - A Review

The Hunted, by Charlie Higson is the sixth in a seven book series about zombies called The Enemy. It is possibly the best series of books about zombies ever written, in the history of ever. 292 more words

Books For Girls

100 Cupboards by N.D. Wilson - A Review

My mother asked me to read this book after she had picked it up as a possible addition to the school library. She had read it, and was undecided as it its suitability, so then it was my turn. 473 more words

Books For Boys

Wild Boy by Rob Lloyd Jones - A Review

My daughter, Tallulah, was given a free book recently, when she started high school. I believe it is a scheme by the Book Trust to encourage teenagers to read. 487 more words

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