- Short Review - Following the death of their mother, Penny & David have moved into what once was her childhood home. It's been empty for some time but their father feels it could become the perfect family home for them to make a fresh start in. What none of them realise is that the… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Pog by Padraig Kenny
Short Review Ylva (pronounced Eel-va) is an orphaned Dane. Her mother has been killed by a three-fingered man and, as a proud Viking, she needs to avenge her murder. In a bleak Northumbrian landscape we follow her journey of survival and vengeance - but who should she trust and is everything as it seems? With… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: She Wolf by Dan Smith
- Short Review - I love that Chicken House put a three word description on the rear cover of their books, what they have chosen for "The Great Animal Escapade" does pretty much sum it up - Thrilling Animal Adventure. Following on from "The Elephant Thief" this tells a story at Belle Vue Zoo. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Great Animal Escapade by Jane Kerr
- Short Review - The Extinction Trials: Rebel is a fabulous end to the franchise, as Wilson delves deep into the dystopian locker to bring us a world on the brink of collapse and which threatens to take the last hope for mankind with it. The stage has dramatically set in the first couple of chapters… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Extinction Trials: Rebel by S.M. Wilson
- Short Review - We’ve all lost things. A pencil, maybe. Or a sock. But have you ever lost an entire day of the week? That’s what happens in the magical world of Starfell, when last Tuesday suddenly disappears from memory. Willow Moss, a shy young witch whose not-very-exciting magical power (compared to those of… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Starfell: Willow Moss and the Lost Day by Dominique Valente
Fortunately the Milk is a masterfully told tale full of surprise and humour and amazing illustrations. A must for any Neil Gaiman fan for someone just looking for a ripping yarn and a good chuckle.
We don't really review that many picture books on STORGY Kids but this one came through my letter box and I couldn't not write about it. My daughter for a long time now has become somewhat scared of the dark, we've bought her a nightlight and it stays on every night. When we go to… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Elephant That Ate The Night by Bing Bai