Book of the Week

10 Dec 2018

Posted by /blog/author/ygornall/page:3

Category: Book Reviews

A circus on fire, fugitives on the run.

The deadliest show on earth is ready for an encore.

 

Hoshiko and Ben are in hiding from the police

but Ben's powerful mother will stop at nothing to track them down.

She demands revenge: a new circus, rising from the ashes,

and a familiar…

read more...

Book of the Week

3 Dec 2018

Posted by /blog/author/ygornall/page:3

Category: Book Reviews

Matthew likes sparkling clean surfaces, staying safe 

in his bedroom and making notes about his neighbours.

He hates germs, going outside and feeling like

a disappointment to his mum and dad.

When a toddler staying next door goes missing,

Matthew finds himself at the centre of…

read more...

Book of the Week

23 Nov 2018

Posted by /blog/author/ygornall/page:3

Category: Book Reviews

The Hate U Give... now a best-selling movie...

"Angie Thomas has written a stunning, brilliant, gut-wrenching novel

that will be remembered as a classic of our time". (John Green)

'WHAT'S THE POINT OF HAVING A VOICE 

IF YOU'RE GONNA BE SILENT

IN THOSE MOMENTS YOU SHOULDN'T BE?'

read more...

Book of the Week

19 Nov 2018

Posted by /blog/author/ygornall/page:3

Category: Book Reviews

For our younger readers- from bestselling author David Walliams...

When Elsie, an orphan on the streets of Victorian London,

hears about the mysterious Ice Monster-

a woolly mammoth found at the North Pole-

she's determined to discover more...

Soon Elsie is face to face with the…

read more...

Book of the Week

15 Oct 2018

Posted by /blog/author/ygornall/page:3

Category: Book Reviews

For our younger readers from Michael Rosen...

Double the Trouble!

Read two stories at once: a brand new story told alongside

Dickens's Oliver Twist.

Fitting in at a new school is never easy.

New girl Shona finds it hard to stay out of trouble -

a lot like Oliver Twist, the boy…

read more...

Book of the Week

8 Oct 2018

Posted by /blog/author/ygornall/page:3

Category: Book Reviews

'A Truly Brilliant Book' - Malorie Blackman

For our older readers...

Not cool enough, not clever enough,

not street enough for anyone to notice me.

I was the kid people looked straight through.

Not any more.

Not since MR ORANGE.

Sixteen-year-old Marlon has made his mum a…

read more...

Book of the Week

24 Sep 2018

Posted by /blog/author/ygornall/page:3

Category: Book Reviews

Cold Bath Street, set in Preston, comes highly recommended by Mr Armer...

Preston Oldcorn lay quite still,

eyes tight shut, trying to shrug off

the cold grip of the nightmare.

It was 9:22p.m.

It was always 9:22p.m.

A cold hand had plunged into Preston's chest

and tightened its…

read more...

Book of the Week

18 Sep 2018

Posted by /blog/author/ygornall/page:3

Category: Book Reviews

The latest blockbuster from David Baddiel...

Bracket Wood is about to be visited by

the school inspectors.

And there's one BIG PROBLEM:

Ryan Ward.

The Prankster Prince

The Scourge of Teachers.

The Naughtiest Kid in School.

But when Ryan finally goes too far

the head…

read more...