Reviewed by Jackie the Reader I’m not kidding myself that I’m the target audience for this novel – I’m about a hundred years too old and a certified member of Generation Has-Been but I flatter myself I can spot a book worth reading and if you are one of the umpteen million devotees of… Continue reading Generation Next
Phoebe Crystabel MacDonald-Fawcett, reviews a gorgeous picture book, Babies, written by Ros Asquith and illustrated by Sam Williams. Completely irresistible! I go in search of a copy and find out it isn’t in print anymore, but I’ve found plenty on Amazon Marketplace and ordered one for Princess Pomegranate. I’ll let you know what she thinks of it… Continue reading Babies
Captain Blast Off is back again, still in his jammies, with another cracking review. Written by Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter and illustrated by Garry Parsons Danny and Dinosaur find themselves back in the past contending with an erupting volcano. Thank goodness for dinosaurs who can poop you out of danger, I say. And for… Continue reading The Dinosaur That Pooped The Past
Captain Blast Off is probably the most laid back reviewer on the team… The company, Lost My Name (Lostmy.name), using the ‘magic of technology’, have made Captain Blast Off the hero of the adventure, which also features where he lives and a satellite image of his home.
Dear readers, welcome to the first instalment of our “Cool Kids” reviews. This review is from one savvy young reader to other kindred spirits looking for a summer read. When she’s not devouring detective fiction, Lucy loves a book that makes emotions twang. Know of any voracious readers who would like to post a… Continue reading Alone on a Wide Wide Sea
Title: Anna and the Swallow Man Author: Gavriel Savit Reviewer: jackiethereader Anna is seven years old when her father, a professor of linguistics, is summoned to a meeting at the university. He never comes back. It is Poland in 1939 and the Germans… Continue reading Anna and the Swallow Man
Back in the day when her dad came home from work, little, diddy jackiethereader would waylay him at the front door, Peter and Jane (and Pat the dog) in hand, and know she’d have his full, precious attention all to herself for a while. How did she know this? Because even then she knew the irresistible lure… Continue reading Why I’m here.