Early Readers from Maverick Books

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Higher level early readers with approximately with 1000  to 1300 words, clear and easy to follow plot lines. Worth a look. Click here for more stories.

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Book Review: The Lost Book — Red Reading Hub

the lost book

The Lost Book Margarita Surnaite Andersen Press Of all the rabbits in Rabbit Town Henry is the only one who isn’t a book enthusiast; he much prefers real life adventures. Then one day when he discovers a book in the hedgerow, he finds himself drawn into an adventure of his very own, not in Rabbit […]

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Book review: Maisie’s Scrapbook ~ Red Reading Hub

Maisies Scrapbook

Maisie’s Scrapbook Samuel Narh and Jo Loring-Fisher Lantana Publishing Five-year-old Maisie is the narrator of this celebration of unconditional parental love. In the end papers she shows us her scrapbook: her Dada shares tales of the spider she saves the world from (aka Ananse), while her Mama tells her ‘a bull is not a pet’. In […]

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Book Review: The Wall in the Middle of the Book — Red Reading Hub

The wall in the middle of a book

The Wall in the Middle of the Book Jon Agee Scallywag Press ‘Something there is that doesn’t love a wall’. So begins Robert Frost’s famous poem Mending Wall, and so it is too, with Jon Agee who has cleverly constructed a fable with a high brick wall running along the book’s gutter, with the action […]

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Book Review: Pirate Pug — Red Reading Hub

 

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Pirate Pug Laura James and Eglantine Ceulemans Bloomsbury Children’s Books Their latest adventure sees Pug and Lady Miranda holidaying in Pebbly Bay. They’re just preparing to indulge themselves in a hotel breakfast of some rather yummy jam tarts when in through the window flies a parrot. Showing a distinct lack of interest in the tasty […]

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Gecko — Youth Services Book Review

Gecko by Raymond Huber, illustrated by Brian Lovelock, Candlewick Press, 9780763698850, 2019 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 What did you like about the book? Absolutely stunning artwork combines facts about geckos with an exciting story about a day in the life of one little reptile. Bold, realistic watercolor […]

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Emily Green’s Garden — Red Reading Hub

Emily's Green Garden

Emily Green’s Garden Penny Harrison and Megan Forward New Frontier Publishing Emily Green’s house is perfectly lovely, so too is her busy bustling street. It’s the epitome of tidiness; likewise her house. Emily however is tired of all this; she longs for opportunities to be playful, creative and messy. One day she discovers a small […]

via Emily Green’s Garden / Hodge Podge Lodge — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books