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A review of “William Bee’s Wonderful World of Trains and Boats and Planes”

William Bee’s Wonderful World of Trains and Boats and Planes  by Pavilion Books is a glorious celebration of amazing vehicles, visual delights and vibrant language that will entertain youngsters and grown-ups alike. Each double spread is a treat to take in:  a lively commentary from William Bee, accompanied by graphics with a retro feel. It feels […]

A Review of Lisa Thompson’s ‘The Goldfish Boy’.

Scholastic says: How do you solve a crime when you can hardly even go outside? A witty and heartfelt mystery starring a hero with severe OCD. When you spend most of your day trapped in your bedroom, staring out of the window, you don’t get to experience all that much. Kept prisoner by crippling OCD, […]

A Review of Jennifer Killick’s ‘Alex Sparrow and the Really Big Stink’.

The Publisher says: Alex Sparrow is a super-agent in training. He is also a human lie-detector. Working with Jess, who can communicate with animals, they must find out why their friends – and enemies – are all changing into polite and well-behaved pupils. And exactly who is behind it all. Alex Sparrow is a funny, mid-grade […]