Review by Daniel: This book is about a girl called Moll, a mysterious person called Skull and Moll’s wild cat Gruff. Moll woke up one night in her camp as she heard drums and rattles and calling. The dream snatch had started… Moll was the most important person in the Ancientwood even though she didn’t know it! One night she was caught by Skull’s henchmen and was locked in a cage because she couldn’t give them dark magic. She tried to escape wi...

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SPOILER ALERT: Do not read this book review until you have read all the other Alex Riders Books! Alex Rider has moved to San Francisco following the death of his guardian Jack Starbright. But is she really dead? When one day he received a three word long email, he realises that Jack is alive. The email is: ‘Alexx I’m Al’ Alex is due to go on holiday soon but he tells his new guardians (his best friend’s parents) that he is going to stay at hom...

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This book is about a girl called Meg. Even though the title of the books makes it sound like a non-fiction book, it is a wonderfully written, emotional story. Meg has a big problem in this book! Her mum disappears on a ten day holiday to Mayanmar and Meg is left with her Granddad, to look after her baby sister Elsa and her smelly dog Pongo. However, it’s more like she has to look after Granddad, rather than him looking after her! Her mum’s dis...

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  This book is about a boy called Spike who gets sacked from his favourite job, a radio presenter at his local hospital’s radio station, which is also the place where his mum works! Spike is 11 years old and he is really dejected about losing his job, so he goes to see his best friends, Artie and Holly, who make him feel better with some old skool music and out of date buns from Artie’s dad’s bakery. When Spike gets home, he tells his dad...

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This book is about a boy called William and his dad, Bob Trundle and a very special Christmas dinosaur. William LOVES dinosaurs – he has dinosaur pyjamas, dinosaur socks, a dinosaur toothbrush, dinosaur wallpaper, two dinosaur posters, a dinosaur lampshade and lots and lots of dinosaur toys. However, all William wants for Christmas is a REAL dinosaur, even though he knows that it is impossible! Meanwhile in the North Pole, something magical is...

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Bubble boy is an emotional debut novel about a boy called Joe. He is 11 years old and lives in an isolated room on the 12th floor of a hospital. This is because he has a disease called SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency) which means he can’t fight off diseases as well as other people. This is because he doesn’t have enough white blood cells or a strong immune system. This makes his life miserable until someone new enters it… I really liked...

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This book is about a boy called Jatinder, who likes football. At the beginning, he is on a camp and is playing a match. He gets a penalty but misses and is really angry with himself. On his way home he sees a man who is a Sikh like him and then he disappears. He tells Esther, one of the owners of the house he is in, about him and she shows him a book about the first Sikh pilot. That night, whilst reading the book, he sees the man in his room. ...

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Albert Chaudhury is 12 and has received a letter from his dad; his dead dad. He has to break into his old house to get a second letter. This letter tells him how to time travel back to 1984 to prevent his father’s tragic death in a go-kart accident. He has to do all of this whilst trying not to lose his precious hamster Alan Shearer and keeping it a secret from his granddad Byron, his mum, step-dad Steve and step-sister Carly. Can he time trav...

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This book is about a boy called Joe, his mum and his best friend Ajay. Joe’s mum was the park warden and one day when Ajay came round for breakfast, some post came through the door saying…  THE PARK WAS CLOSING DOWN! So when the Prime Minister came to Joe’s town, Joe gave him a piece of his mind as his mum was going to lose her job. However, the press recorded his whole argument and put it on TV and Joe became very famous; sooooooooooooo...

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This is the abridged version of my book review! 🙂 In the far future there is an alien called Humphree and his best friend Cosmoe the Earth-Boy. Humphree and Cosmoe are making a mega weiner which is the size of a jeep. They have made it for the Intragalactic Food Truck Cook-OFF which is a festival where everyone makes something to eat the QUEEN will judge it. It is a large competition but Cosmoe thinks he will still win it with his wiener…...

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Maisie Hitchins – The Story of the stolen sixpence
Uncategorised / 28th April 2013

Title: Maisie Hitchins - The Story of the stolen sixpence Author: Holly Webb Maisie wants to be a detective like Gilbert Carrington. Maisie lives with her grandma in a lodging house that her grandma owns. Maisie finds and rescues a dog called Eddie and he helps her on her missions. One of her missions is when someone steals money from the butcher’s shop and her friend the butcher boy gets the blame and then loses his job. Maisie know...

Mini Winnie
Uncategorised / 28th April 2013

Title: Minnie Winnie Author: Laura Owen & Korky Paul There are 4 stories in this book. My favourite is Winnie’s Awful Auntie. I love it because Winnie turns into a baby as the spell does not work. I love the Ghost in the Post because the Ghost writes a poem and things go wrong! The pictures are fantastic. I give it 100 stars!

Mini Winnie
Uncategorised / 28th April 2013

Title: Mini Winnie Author: Laura Owen and Korky Paul Winnie is a funny witch who goes on 4 adventures in this book. As usual for Winnie things go wrong. In some stories she’s small and in others she is BIG. My favourite story was Mini Winnie because Winnie shrunk herself to fit into clothes that shrunk in the wash! It was an enjoyable book to read and I recommend it as a bedtime story book as each story is about a chapter in length. ...

Timmy Failure – Mistakes were made
Uncategorised / 2nd March 2013

Title: Timmy Failure - Mistakes were made Author: Stephen Pastis The book is about a boy called Timmy Failure and his business partner Total, the Polar Bear. Timmy is a rubbish detective because he can’t solve any crimes! Corrina, Corrina is someone in his class who is also a detective and Timmy does not like her because he thinks she is sabotaging his business! Her business name is CCIA – Corrina Corrina Intelligence Agency but he t...

The Dark
Daniel's Top 10 , Uncategorised / 2nd March 2013

Title: The Dark Author: Lemony Snicket The book is about a boy called Laszlo who is afraid of the dark. The dark lives in his house. One day he visits the dark in his basement and the dark speaks to him. He wasn’t scared of the dark anymore. I like this book because I like the dark. The pictures are good and colourful.

Monster and Chips

Title: Monster and Chips Author: David O'Connell The book was about a boy who was sent to buy chips in a diner for dinner. He had a couple of problems during his time in the diner as he was the only human there because the rest of the staff and customers were MONSTERS! All the monsters called the boy a ‘hooman’ but his name was Joe. The diner served strange foods like ‘beetle nuggets, deep-fried trouser burp and CHIPS! My favour...

Dear Scarlett
Alexander's Top 10 , Uncategorised / 3rd February 2013

Title: Dear Scarlett Author: Fleur Hitchcock Scarlett’s dad was called Richard McNally and on Scarlett’s 11th birthday, 5 years after her father died, she got a box from her father’s solicitor which made her wonder if he really was a notorious jewel thief or something much more exciting!!! Scarlett and her new friend Ellie go on a big adventure that leads to the truth about her father. Most of the clues that would lead her through he...