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Some of my favourite reads

Hello avid reader.

Today I thought I would offer you something a little different. Today I wanted to speak to you about one of my favourite series of books that I have ever read. 475 more words



by Supriya Kelkar

Lee & Low’s Tu Books has bought world rights for Supriya Kelkar’s Ahimsa, a middle grade historical novel about a privileged 10-year-old girl in 1942 India whose mother joins Gandhi’s freedom movement, and who takes up her mother’s work for freedom when her mother is jailed. 527 more words


The Whitby Witches by Robin Jarvis

Publication Date: 1st June 2017

Jennet and Ben are going to a new foster home, again. As the train trundles further than civilisation can possibly be found, they finally find themselves in Whitby where they are met by their new guardian, Alice Boston. 188 more words


Book review: Smashie McPerter and the Mystery of the Missing Goop, by N. Griffin, illustrated by Kate Hindley

Griffin, N. Smashie McPerter and the Mystery of the Missing Goop. (Smashie McPerter series, #2) Illustrated by Kate Hindley. Candlewick Press, 2016. $15.99. ISBN 9780763685355. 192 more words

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Book review: Friday Barnes Under Suspicion, by R.A. Spratt, illustrated by Phil Gosier

Spratt, R.A. Friday Barnes Under Suspicion. Illustrated by Phil Gosier. (Friday Barnes series, #2) Roaring Brook Press, 2016. $13.99. ISBN 9781626722996. 279 pages. Ages 8-12. 163 more words

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Book review: Best & Buzzworthy 2017: world records, trending topics, and viral moments, by Cynthia O'Brien, Michael Bright, and Donald Sommerville

O’Brien, Cynthia; Bright, Michael, and Sommerville, Donald. Best & Buzzworthy 2017: World Records, Trending Topics, and Viral Moments. Scholastic Inc., 2016. $12.99. ISBN 9781338039122. 319 pages. 190 more words

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St Grizzles School For Girls, Ghosts And Runaway Grannies by Karen McCombie, illustrated by Becka Moor

Publication Date: 1st June 2017

Welcome back to St Grizzles for Dani Dexter’s second adventure. Mum is still researching penguins’ bottoms in Antarctica, and Dani is settling into life at the boarding school with a difference. 147 more words