Snowglobe

SNOWGLOBE by AMY WILSON Reviewed by Miss Daunt STAR RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ RECOMMENDED YEAR GROUP: 5/6 INTERESTS: magic, family, friendships, different worlds, adventure THEMES: being different, bullying, friendship, family, right & wrong IF YOU LIKED THIS, YOU’LL LOVE: Pages & Co by Anna James Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend Journey by Aaron Becker How To Live Forever…

Fergus Crane

FERGUS CRANE by PAUL STEWART and CHRIS RIDDELL Reviewed by Miss Walsh STAR RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ RECOMMENDED YEAR GROUP: 4 INTERESTS: pirates, treasure, cake, mechanical inventions, ships, sailing THEMES: adventure, travel, deception, missing parent IF YOU LIKED THIS, YOU’LL LOVE: The Edge Chronicles by Paul Stewart and Chris Riddell, Arabel’s Raven by Joan Aiken MY THOUGHTS:…

The Great Elephant Chase

THE GREAT ELEPHANT CHASE by GILLIAN CROSS Reviewed by Miss Daunt STAR RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ RECOMMENDED YEAR GROUP: 6 INTERESTS: elephants, animals, pets, adventure, America THEMES: perseverance, good vs. bad, loss, self-worth, friendship & loyalty, honesty & trickery IF YOU LIKED THIS, YOU’LL LOVE: Charlotte’s Web by E.B. White Flora and Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo The…

Wolf Wilder

WOLF WILDER by KATHERINE RUNDELL Reviewed by Mrs. B 🐝 STAR RATING: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ RECOMMENDED YEAR GROUP: 5/6 INTERESTS: adventures, Russia, Russian history, wolves, tsars THEMES: re-wilding animals, friendship, Russian hardship, Russian landscapes IF YOU LIKED THIS, YOU’LL LOVE: Eye of the Wolf by Daniel Pennac The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson Wolf Brother…

The Explorer

THE EXPLORER by KATHERINE RUNDELL Reviewed by Mrs. B 🐝 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ RECOMMENDED YEAR GROUP: 5/6 INTERESTS: adventures, nature, environment, rainforests THEMES: global warming, deforestation, survival IF YOU LIKED THIS, YOU’LL LOVE: Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell, The Girl of Ink and Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave, The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson MY…

Beaver Towers

BEAVER TOWERS by NIGEL HINTON Reviewed by Miss B STAR RATING: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ RECOMMENDED YEAR GROUP: 3/4 INTERESTS: animals, nature, adventure, magic THEMES: family, friendship, good versus evil, mystery, loyalty IF YOU LIKED THIS, YOU’LL LOVE: The Animals of Farthing Wood by Colin Dann, Knitbone Pepper Ghost Dog by Claire Barker. MY THOUGHTS: A relatively simple…

The Boy With The Bronze Axe

THE BOY WITH THE BRONZE AXE by KATHLEEN FIDLER Reviewed by Miss Huddy STAR RATING⭐⭐⭐⭐ RECOMMEND YEAR GROUP: Y3/4 INTERESTS: Stone Age, historical fiction, adventure THEMES: friendship, family, loyalty, jealousy, revenge, teamwork, perseverance and leadership MY THOUGHTS: Thoroughly enjoyable read linked to the topic of the Stone Age. The setting for this story is the…