Book Review: I’m Actually Really Grown-Up Now — Red Reading Hub

I'm really grown up

I’m Actually Really Grown-Up Now Maisie Paradise Shearring Two Hoots Meena’s parents are having a party but, so she’s told as she reluctantly goes to bed, it’s for grown-ups only. Party loving Meena however makes her own plan. The following morning she makes a very important announcement to her family, “I’m actually really grown-up now!” […]

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Book Review: Mr B’s B-rilliant review of New Junior Fiction, The Stolen Spear — Maverick Childrens Books

Mr B Guided Reading has reviewed Saviour Pirotta‘s Brand New Junior Fiction, The Stolen Spear with illustrations by Davide Ortu: Saviour Pirotta and Maverick Publishing have produced this exceptional story, set in the Late Neolithic period where man has learnt how to grow crops, keep farm animals and live as communities.Although this book is a…

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Book Review: Hope ~ Red Reading Hub

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Hope Corrinne Averiss and Sébastien Pelon Words & Pictures Finn is a small boy with a very large dog called Comet. The two are best friends and do pretty much everything together. One morning Comet isn’t his usual lively self: “He’s poorly,” Mum says, “he needs to go to the vet’s.” Off go Dad, Finn […]

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Book Review: The Lost Book — Red Reading Hub

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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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