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Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett - A Book Review

My son finished reading Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett to me today, and as he deftly polished off the last few pages I found myself sadly thinking; ‘Goodness me. 417 more words

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Don't Let The Pigeon Drive The Bus! By Mo Willems

I was desperate to get a book review here on Making Them Readers. It has been a long time, too long, since I posted one. Today, during my lunch break I scoured the shelves for something I wanted to read and share with you and came up with an old favourite of my children’s; … 432 more words

Books For Girls

Reviews for Glazed Man & Rat Girl

I recently received glowing reviews for my book, Glazed Man & Rat Girl that I am proud to share with my blog readers. These 2 reviews are especially meaningful because they come from two people who are complete strangers to me. 297 more words


What we're reading: Football Academy: Boys United by Tom Palmer

A random school in-service day provided Toby and me with a rare day off at home today, which is always welcome. We spent part of it at our local library and book store in search of a novel Toby has been requesting for ages. 218 more words


Clare and her Captain by Michael Morpurgo and Catherine Rayner - A Review

A few posts back I reviewed Eoin’ Colfer’s, The Seal’s Fate, which was sent to me by dyslexia friendly publisher Barrington Stoke. It is one of their new series, called Conkers, an imprint of delectably high quality stories for eight to ten year olds. 549 more words

Books For Girls

Nicole's Review: THE WAY OF SHADOWS

Since the fourth book in Brent Weeks’ LIGHTBRINGER series is inching closer and closer to its planned 2016 release date, I thought it’d be fun to turn back the clock and share my review for the very first Brent Weeks book I read–the first in his Night Angel trilogy, THE WAY OF SHADOWS. 519 more words


Pugs of the Frozen North by Philip Reeve and Sarah McIntyre - A Review

Months ago, Amazon Vine review programme offered me a book by Philip Reeves and Sarah McIntyre to review called: Oliver and the Seawigs. I thought it would be just the thing to entertain my son, and snapped it up. 431 more words

Books For Girls