Grandpa’s Great Escape by David Walliams

If you have read my blog before, you will know that I am a little bit in love with David Walliams. Some of the children in my class read it before me and told me that it would ┬ánot disappoint – I can always trust their judgement. Williams introduces us to Jack, a caring young…

Maisie Hitchins – The Case of the Phantom Cat, by Holly Webb

If you have tried the Murder Most Unladylike series because of a keen interest in detective stories but found it maybe a bit challenging – this is the book for you! Set in Victorian England, Maisie and her friend find themselves staying at an old house in the country, but strange things keep happening. There…

A Tiny Bit Lucky – Tom Gates, by L Pichon

After seeing many children reading the likes of Tom Gates and Diary of a Wimpy kid, I decided to see what all of the fuss was about. I wasn’t ‘wowed’ I’m afraid. So, starting with the positives, it definently is wacky in the way it is presented. I know that most kids will say it’s…

‘The boy who climbed into the moon’ by David Almond

This is a charming and refreshingly different book, written by the acclaimed author of Skellig. It’s about a young boy called Paul who I feel is quite a lonely child with a lot going on in his mind, even if he finds it challenging to articulate himself. It’s a quirky book set in a bit…

Next reviews

After talking to some fabulous children and parents tonight and sometimes sharing our favourite books, I have realised that yet again I have let the blog slip… I’ve read three books since my last blog post and I’m now onto Grandpa’s great escape by David Walliams as I have been told by several children in…