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Moonlocket by Peter Bunzl

Hurrah for Waterstones and early release copies! Thanks to them, I got to spend the last day of my Easter holidays snuggled up with this, the second Cogheart adventure. 205 more words


Smile is perfect for young readers experiencing their own dental dramas

Smile by Raina Telgemeier
Genre: Graphic Novel
Publisher: Scholastic
Publication Date: 
Review Source: Borrowed copy

I wish there were more fun stories like Smile out there. 136 more words


My first #52BooksChallenge Top Picks

Back on January 1st, I decided to sign up to the Goodreads #52BooksChallenge. I do read a fair few books so that I can add them to my school bookshelf (if I haven’t read them they don’t go on), and 52 books, 1 a week, that’s doable I thought. 676 more words


The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell

“Once upon a time there was a dark and stormy girl.”

Feodora lives in the woods with her mother and her wolves. Their life is stark and simple until General Rakov and his men arrive, dead elk in hand, demanding the wolf wilders kill their wolves and any more that are brought to them. 130 more words


Kid Normal by Greg James & Chris Smith

Publication Date 13th July 2017

Murph Cooper’s life is far from super. His mum’s jobs mean that he’s in a new house, in a new town, again. 138 more words


Book review: The Sea Lion, by Cynthia Rylant, illustrated by Preston McDaniels

Rylant, Cynthia. The Sea Lion. . Illus. by Preston McDaniels. Beach Lane Books/Simon & Schuster, 2017. 44p. ISBN 978-1-4814-6025-5. Ages 6-9. P9Q9

The seventh slim tale about the family of creatures in the series centers around the discovery of a baby sea lion asleep in the kitchen who explains that his mother had left him there to await her return. 100 more words

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Book review: The Many Reflections of Miss Jane Deming, by J. Anderson Coats

Coats, J. Anderson. The Many Reflections of Miss Jane Deming. Atheneum, 2017. $16.99. 278p. ISBN 978-1-4814-6496-3. Ages 8-12. P6Q5 

At 11, Jane Deming is the sole caregiver for her toddler brother after her father’s death in the Civil War and her 22-year-old stepmother’s employment in a mill. 142 more words

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