Monthly Archives: July 2015

Review of Louis Sachar’s “Fuzzy Mud”. By Pippa Wilson

A taut, tense and thrilling read. Synopsis from the Bloomsbury Website: If you go down to the woods today … Well, every child knows NOT to, don’t they? Tamaya is on a scholarship to the prestigious Woodridge Academy and every day she and seventh-grader Marshall walk to school together. They never go through the woods. […]

Review of Julian Clary’s book “The Bolds” by Pippa Wilson

Synopsis from the Andersen Press website Mr and Mrs Bold are just like you and me: they live in a nice house (in Teddington), they have jobs (like writing Christmas cracker jokes) and they love to have a bit of a giggle. One slight difference: they’re hyenas. Yes, that’s right – they’re covered in […]

Holiday reads: Summer sun and holiday fun by Pippa Wilson

Here’s my latest post for Middle Grade Strikes Back, please take a look! Happy summer holidays 🙂

Why I’m Going Back to the Classics…for a while anyway!

Hi! Over the past two years I’ve spent oodles of time  trying to read as many new books as possible, and review my favourites, mainly  to help me remember the details! As a slushpile writer on a mission to Get Somewhere, I’ve been very conscious of what agents and publishers are currently looking for. I’ve […]