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 es...

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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 a...

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 di...

  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his job, so he goes to see his best friends, Artie and Holly, who make him feel better with some old skool music and out of date buns from Artie’s dad’s bakery.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 ...

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 li...

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. The...

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 trave...

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; sooooooooooo...

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…...

All The Things That Could Go Wrong Book
Uncategorised / 9th September 2018

Title: All The Things That Could Go Wrong Book Author: Stewart Foster This book is about an unlikely friendship between 2 enemies who have issues that affect their behaviour in good ways and bad ways. However, does this bring them closer together or make them hate each other even more? Alex has lots of worries because he has OCD. He is also getting bullied by: George, George, Sophie and Dan and their mission is to make Alex’s life a m...

Summer Reading Challenge – how many books can the Book Brothers read?
Uncategorised / 9th September 2018

As we are too old for the Summer Reading Challenge (well Alexander is!), we are doing our own! How many books can we read by the end of the holidays? Week 1: Daniel – Happyville High: Geek Tragedy by Tom McLaughlin 5/5 World’s Worse Children 3 by David Walliams 5/5, Tom Gates: Biscuits, Bands and Very Big Plans by Liz Pichon 5/5, Cool Mythology by Malcolm Croft and Damien Weighill 5/5 Alexander – What not to do if you ...

Thank you Stewart Foster for our postcards and bookmarks
Uncategorised / 4th September 2018

Thank you so much Stewart Foster for sending us a lovely note and the bookmarks! If you haven’t read any of Stewart’s books, we highly recommend them! Bubble Boy is our favourite! Stewart has a new book out next April and we are looking forward to reading it!...

Thank you to Anthony Horowitz for our signed book
Signings / 13th August 2018

  We always wanted a signed book from Anthony Horowitz but haven’t had the chance to attend any of his signing events. However, recently when he read one of our book reviews, he kindly said he would be happy to send us a signed book for our “signed bookshelf”. We are very happy that he sent us this amazing signed book and we’ll look after it! He shares the “signed bookshelf” with many other fant...

The Storm Keeper’s Island
Uncategorised / 10th August 2018

Title: The Storm Keeper’s Island Author: Catherine Doyle Fionn hates the sea, which is terrible as he is on a ferry on the way to a small island off the coast of Ireland where his grandfather lives. When Fionn arrives, his happiness is short-lived! The island is a weird, mysterious place and it is even a bit magical but Fionn doesn’t know that yet! Flowers re-grow when you pick them and shrubs and weeds disappear and to make matters...

William Wenton and the Secret Portal
Uncategorised / 10th August 2018

Title: William Wenton and the Secret Portal Author: Bobbie Peers William Wenton was a world class code breaker. He was also wanted by everyone as they wanted him to solve the latest puzzle, “The Difficulty”. One day, something went badly wrong and the luridium in his body all of a sudden stopped working. He was even beaten on “The Difficulty” by his enemy! William was taken to the Institute for Post-Human Research, only to find ...

Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes
Uncategorised / 2nd August 2018

Title: Kid Normal and the Rogue Heroes Author: Greg James and Chris Smith This is the second book in the series. This book is about a group of superheroes called the Super Zeroes and Kid Normal is the leader! There is also a character called Magpie, who is a rogue (which is basically “the bad guy”). Magpie has been in prison for 30 years and on one particular day, in front of the CCTV cameras, he wrote on the floor “BRING KID NORM...

Groosham Grange
Uncategorised / 2nd August 2018

Title: Groosham Grange Author: Anthony Horowitz David lived in a rich family who wanted the best for him. They were a bit mean when he got expelled from school and his dad threatened him with a knife! His family was very rich and his dad worked in a bank so they could afford to send him to the top schools but when an advert for a free boarding school comes up, they don’t hesitate to send him there! The school is called Groosham Gran...

What not to do if you turn invisible
Uncategorised / 27th July 2018

Title: What not to do if you turn invisible Author: Ross Welford Ethel is twelve and she has lots of spots. She has spots everywhere and has even developed the nickname “pizza face” because she is covered in spots so much. When she discovered an amazing treatment called “Dr Chang His Skin So Clear,” she thought she was in luck. However, she couldn’t be more wrong! It all starts when she takes too much… Then she goes on a sun...