Monthly Archives: August 2014

“Numbers” by Rachel Ward-My review

£6.99 Chicken House Book trailer Rachel Ward website “I’d always seen the numbers, for as long as I could remember. I thought everyone did. Walking down the street, if my eyes met someone else’s there it would be, their number.  I used to tell my mum people’s numbers as she pushed me along in my buggy. I […]

My review of “A Boy Called Hope” by Lara Williamson.

£6.99 Usborne Booktrailer Lara Williamson’s “A Boy Called Hope” tells the story of Dan Hope, an eleven year old boy, who wants his Dad to love him. After Dan’s Dad walked out when he was seven, he’s been muddling along just fine. But seeing his Dad on TV prompts Dan to try to contact his father […]

The Cat, The Dog, Little Red, The Exploding Eggs, The Wolf and Grandma’s Wardrobe : a review

By Diane and Christyan Fox. £11.99  Words & Pictures (Quarto) My six year old was recently lucky enough to be asked to preview this for Loverreading4kids. As soon as I’d finished reading it the first time, he asked me to read it all over again. At last, I thought, a book that makes me laugh as […]