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Stacey Stone by Roy Apps
Reviewed by Chelsea Arnold
Characters: Stacey, Ed, Joanne, Nat & Mat
My best part was at the end when Stacey realizes that she had made a big mistake by thinking that a rat was a girls boyfriend and even got the police involved.
I didn't have a worst part.
The story shortened:
Stacey first day back at school and her best friend has left, so a different girl copies everything stacey does. They both sign up for writing a newspaper. Stacey does a problem page and that's where she gets a problem from a girl called Zoe. It says that her dad caught her with brad in her bedroom. He was nibbling her ear and Zoe's dad said if he sees him in the house again he is going to put him in a sack with bricks chuck him in the river! So stacey gets lots of important people involved like the police and says that there is a murder going to happen. Then stacey finds out that brad is a rat and she feels really stupid. She gets sacked then gets let in again and never makes a really bad mistake again.
Fairy Stories Bumper Collection by Shirley Barber
Reviewed by Holly Cook
Fairy Stories Bumper Collection is my all time favourite book because it has 8 fantastic must-read-right-now stories called The Enchanted Woods, The Tooth fairy, Rainbow Magic, Bedtime Stories, The Mermaid Princess, The Seventh Unicorn and A Visit To Fairyland. It also has 19 poems that are fantastic as well! My favourite poem is The Fairy's Tree.
Thief by Malorie Blackman
Reviewed by Lindsey Hall From Preston Fulwood
This book is the best book ever its about a girl called Lydia. One day a girl in her class called her a thief because the sports cup had gone missing and is found in lydia's locker. Did kim put it there or not? U can find out by reading this book.
I would give it a big nine out of ten.
Amelia Jane Is Naughty Again! by Enid Blyton
Reviewed by Catherine From Sydney, Australia
Amelia Jane is a very naughty doll who scribbles on walls, plays postman, climbs up a tree and writes a letter with ink.This is a very good book but it doesn't beat the Lord of the rings.She loves playing pranks on the other toys but the toys always find a way to get their own back.Enid Blyton is a really good story teller she has written many more books these are a few I also enjoy,Amelia Jane Again,Amelia Jane gets into trouble,the tale of Cluck and Clopper,the tale of flop and Whiskers, the newspaper dog and the Mouse and the Squirrel.
Superfudge Written by Judy Blume
Reviewed by Alice
This book is a humorous book. I liked the book very much and would like to recommend it everybody.
I would give it a 8 out of 10 because it didn't have any pictures.
Fudge-A-Mania Written by Judy Blume
Reviewed by Helen
I think this is a good book. Other people should read it. It is funny and interesting. It never has any sad parts. My favourite part is when. Fudge gets stuck in a roll away bed. I think it is one of the best books Judy Blume has ever written.
I would give this book 9 out of 10
Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown
Reviewed by Samuel Larkin from Tonbridge
I like this book because a board falls down on Stanley.
Now every one calls him flat Stanley. It is a good book to read.
I would give it 10/10 it is only £4.99. This book is cool.
Trail Mates by Bonnie Bryant
Reviewed by Louise scott-Deane From Wollongong
Trail Mates is one of my favourite Saddle Club books.
It is a great story about three girls who are horse crazy called, Steve,Carole and Lisa. When Carole is out on a ride with some tourists she meets a boy called
Scott. Scott follows Carole any place she goes. It is time for the Saddle Club to take this into their hands.
Little House in the Woods by Mary Cane
Reviewed by Toni Barry From Northampton England
Little house in the woods is a touching story about a family in America in 1856. It shows how people celebrated christmas in the olden days
All Shacked up by Kate Cann
Reviewed by Sophie Ward From England (Birmingham)
I think the book All Shacked up is brill as you can't guess what's gonna come up next. Every good book needs unexpecting ending .
It's about a boy and girl who live in a flat together and hate each other but in the end get together. Its so unexpecting as the boy is totally wrapped up with another girl so you would never would have guessed it
Moondial by Anne Casey
Reviewed by Rachel From Kent
I love this book ! Its all about this girl and she has to go and stay at her aunties house over the summer . She goes to the church over the road and starts seeing all these old fashioned people in pale ghostly figures and she feels cold . She then sees a sundial and touches it and ends up in their world . she has loads of adventures and its almost as gripping as Harry Potter!I would Strongly Recommend it .
Find it in your local library or bookshop now !
The Big Football Collection By Rob Childs
A book review by David Challis
I think Rob Childs is great and so is this book – three fantastic footy stories. It would be available to any footy fan. Chris and Andrew Weston have a lot of fun from saving penalties to being a mascot. But my rating is 10/10!
The Mouse and the Motorcycle Written by Beverly Cleary
Reviewed by Adam
The Mouse and the Motorcycle is about a talking mouse with a toy motorcycle that he can actually ride! He has to hold up his tail so that it won't get caught in the spokes. I like the book because the mouse is cute. In the story, the mouse also is in danger of getting sucked up by a vacuum cleaner. He also has to escape maids, and mousetraps.
I would give this book 9 out of 10
Sadako and the thousand paper cranes by Eleanor Coerr
Reviewed by Brittany From Australia
This book is about a little girl and when she was just 2 years old an atom bomb was dropped in Japan.10 years later found out that she had Leukaemia (the atom bomb disease) I really enjoyed this book.
Fairy Stories by Michael Coleman
Reviewed by Aisling McGovern From Dublin, Ireland
Don't think just because its fairy tails its boring its not!! It has all the gruesome left in. Hansel and Gretal is written in a script form. It's really really funny.
Did you know Snowdrop's (snow white) evil stepmother gave her a corset that almost killed her? It is really good and I hate fairy tales.
The B.F.G by Roald Dahl
Reviewed by Rosie Pratley from Kent
This book is great because it's all about a giant who lives in giant country and catches dreams with Sofie. 9 other giants every night eat human beings. It's a great book I would give it 10 out of 10 . So buy it now.
The BFG Written by Roald Dahl
Reviewed by Christopher
The BFG is one of the best and funniest books I have ever read. In it, a girl named Sophie wakes up during "witching hour". In the distance, she sees a tall dark figure. As it comes closer, she sees it is something she thought didn't exist; a GIANT! But Sophie not only sees him, HE sees HER. She under the covers in her bed, but still she is carried away with the giant to be sizzled like a rasher of bacon, or so she thought. But when she gets there, she discovers he is a Big Friendly Giant who blows dreams into sleeping children's rooms. There are also nine other giants who eat people. So begins a wild adventure to save the children around the world from them. Sophie, with the help of the BFG, "whiz poppers", "snoozecumbers", and the queen of England, she saves the world from devastation.
I would give this book 10 out of 10
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Reviewed by Lucie Heath From Scotland
Both of the books on Charlie and his adventures with Mr Wonka are superb!!!! Especially this one. There are lots of twists in the story and quite a few funny moments. It is for children ages 7 up to the age of 14, but you have to be prepared to sit down and read because once you`ve read the story you just have to read the second one. All the stories by Roald Dahl are great this is just one of them.To sum it up it is a must read story and it is brilliant in all ways
Chicken Little by Walt Disney
Reviewed by Ross .T.
I like Chicken Little because it is funny when Fish surfs out of the window on a panel. I would say 10/10 for this book. It has a happy ending. At the moment you can get this book free on the internet with a McDonald's voucher. My gran really likes it.
Children of Winter by Berlie Doherty
Reviewed by Helen Berry
Catherine Tebbet and her family go walking. A storm starts. Everyone bar dad shelters in the barn. Then mum goes to find dad, she goes to grandmas who has the plaque. Go back in time. Will they survive?
The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson
Reviewed by Jessica Maters from Tonbridge
I like this book because a mouse takes a stroll through a dark wood and he meets a fox. The fox invites him in but the fox really wants to eat him and the mouse knows that so he says I am having tea with a Gruffalo. If you want to know more, go and buy it because I give it 10/10!
Hamster in a Hamper by Lucy Daniels
Reviewed by Holly Wright
James is given the class hamster to look after for the summer holidays. Mandy and James are delighted until someone vandalises James' garden and steals the poor hamster. I like it because it is exciting and you will wonder what will happen next. In the end they find the poor hamster just before they go back to school. I would give this book 10/10.
If you have not got it yet go and get it - it's only £4.00.
Donkey on the Doorstep by Lucy Daniels.
A book review by Rachel Gamage.
I like Lucy Daniels’ books because she makes them exciting. I would give it 10/10.
You must read her books they’re the best!!!!!
Bad Dreams by Anne Fine
Reviewed by Hanna Marie Spiller from Kent
I think this book is really cool and a book that all book worms should pick up and read. I borrowed my copy from my local library and wished that it was my book. Just by looking at the cover it makes you really want to read it.
For the front cover 10 out of 10 and for the whole book I would give 9 out of 10 :)
Misery Guts by Morris Gleitzman
Reviewed by Edwina 11 years old Roxbourne Middle School , Harrow
I love this book –not! The book drones on and on and on about a boy called Keith-who's a total loser! I found it BORING!!! I've already fallen asleep……zzzzzzzzzzzzz. In my opinion, don't waste your time reading it! The author needs to improve his language to make it more exciting. The plot isn't really that bad, it's just that it doesn't grab your attention from the start.
Pokemon Junior by S.H Heller.
Reviewed by Taylor.
I like this book because enemies Pikachu and Meawth get tied up together.
I say 10/10 and 9 stars!
It is the #5 a special one. If you get it I hope you enjoy it.
Nudie Dudie by Michael Lawrence
Reviewed by Harry & Alex in Kent.
This book is about a boy called Jiggy who suddenly appears in the nude in public. We like it because Jiggy appears in the nude in public.
On the front cover they are naked. It is a good book for boys.
10 out of 10.
A Little Love Song by Michelle Magorian
Reviewed by Dominica From England
From the author of the best-selling Goodnight Mr Tom and Back home comes this spectacularly touching book above true love. A Little Love song can grip you as soon as you turn the front page. It's a moving, warm and an unputdownable read as it portrays the joy of first love and warning readers about the risk of pregnancy. It is of a a seventeen year old girl named Rose who is in the shadow of her elder, prettier sister Diana. Because of the war, they have both been sent out of harm's way, to a sleepy little seaside town. There they experience a whole trigger of events and a whole life times worth, and before she knows it, Rose unearths a love, a love she thought she never could have had. When she falls in love her self...Read this book to find out what happens. I can guarantee it will stay in your list of fave books forever. Definitaly one of the best books i've ever read! I'd give it a 10 out of 10 for everything... Enjoy!
Goodnight Mr.Tom by Michelle Magorian
Reviewed by Natalie From Northern Ireland
This book is fantastic, although it didn't have any pictures you could visualise what it would look like in your head. There was a mixture of funny and sad emotions in the book and the thing that i think is best about the book is that it made a point of showing how the war also effect those who were not fighting! Overall this is the best book i have read in a long,long time.
This book will give all other authors a run for their money as this book is absolutely brilliant!!
I would rate this book 9 out of 10 due to the lack of pictures!
Goodnight Mr Tom by Michelle Magorian
Reviewed by Beth Smythe From Leigh-on-sea, Essex
This book will be the top of your list. It is about a little boy called Willy who got sent to a man with no social life because his wife died a few years before. As they live together, Willy breaks out of his shyness and Tom his mourning. But Willy has to go home again to his crazy mother who beats him.
I'm not saying anymore you will have to buy It!
But trust me its worth it!
Jane Blonde by Jill Marshall
Reviewed by Nirsiya, 10 years old Roxbourne Middle School, Harrow
This is a book about a girl who is not an normal girl. One day she meets a person who turns her life upside down. As a result of this meeting, Jane becomes the best ever spylet in the world of spies (a spylet means the child of two spies). The book is gripping to read. There are fun bits and sad bits. This, in my opinion, is the world's best book. It is so fun to read. You just can't miss a word of the book. The book tells you the inside thoughts of Janey Brown and how she copes with being a spy. I recommend this book to children.
Pokemon Junior by Bill Michaels.
Reviewed by Jai and Ryan
It is a great book because it is exciting!
It's exciting because it's Bulbasaur's bad day.
We think it is 10 out of 10.
It's got lots of trap's in it.
Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maude Montgomey
Reviewed by Jane ShirleyFrom Sydney Australia
Anne of Green Gables is placed among the most mind capturing and addictive book in my vast selection of books I accommodate in my personal library. Montgomery uses delightful and descriptive passages all through out the book, but still keeping it to a limit, unlike other books namely the Harry Potter series currently available and no doubt Harry Potter successors, which are yet to be written. Montgomery¡¦s books including Anne of Green Gables allow you to capture the atmosphere of the scene and the delightful disposition of the characters. Though characters in the book go through good times and bad, you remain part of the plot and a friend of the characters as much as ever.
The Worst Witch Written by Jill Murphy
Reviewed by Caroline
The worst Witch is about a girl named Mildred. She is the worst witch in the school! But somehow, even with all the trouble she's made she pulls off a spell that will never be forgotten. I loved this book! And you will too, so pick it up and read it!!!!
I would give this book 10 out of 10
Eragon by Christopher Paolini
Reviewed by Karishma, 11 years old Roxbourne Middle School, Harrow
This is a book about a young farm boy named Eragon who finds a mysterious blue stone. The stone hatches into a magnificent dragon. He knows that he must keep it to himself. Eragon doesn’t know the consequences which lie ahead…this is a fantastic book, I would whole heartedly recommend it!
The party weekend by Francine Pascal
Reviewed by Alyssa Houston From New South Wales
The party weekend is a great book about these two twins named jessica and Elizabeth and there older brother steven. Their parents are going away and they get this mean baby sitter and they were going to have a party on that weekend and i can`t tell you any more because if you are going to read it i will spoil it for you
Simone's website by Helena Pielichaty
Reviewed by Iona From Sheffield
This book is about a girl called Simone (S) and her friend Antony (Ant) Ant is in hospital as his appendix exploded (so says S) and S and Ant keep in contact through e-mail . Later on in the story S and Ant with a few more friends have to design an e-mail and well you will have to find out the rest when and if you read this fantastic book .
Fairy Treasure by Gwyneth Rees.
Reviewed by Lillian A, Class 4S/B
I really like this book because it is a fantasy. It is about an ordinary girl called Connie who doesn't like books but who has to go and live with her auntie and uncle who love them. By the end of the story the girl enjoys books too. One day Connie goes to the library and meets a fairy who has lost a ring. They search for it together. I like this book because it is for my age group (8-9yrs) and because it is an adventure story with a happy ending. I would recommend this book. 10/10.
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K Rowling
Reviewed by Emalie From Australia
Harry Potter and the goblet of fire is the best book I`ve ever read.
To be honest I couldn`t put it down. There`s more surprises on every page.
I`d give this book a 10/10. I don`t recommend it for children under the age of 8. Thank you for your time.
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K Rowling
Reviewed by Emma Wyeth From Merstham Surrey
This book is amazing and I would recommend it to anyone of any age. It is a very thrilling story and you never know what is coming next. Whenever she gives you the answer to a mystery, you never seem to have got it right! I have read this book 4 times or more, I have lost count but I couldn't put it down. I think she is a brilliant Author and can't wait for the movie to come out.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling.
Reviewed by Ameerah ullah from Milton Keynes, England
I enjoyed this book and I have seen the movie.
It is all about Harry Potter's first year in Hogwarts (school of witchcraft and wizardry). I would give it a 9 out of 10. I would recommend it to other people
Harry Potter & the Chamber of Secrets Written by J.K. Rowling
Reviewed by Michael
I read the best book called Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets! It is the sequel to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. J.K. Rowling, the author, is very descriptive and mysterious and keeps you on the edge of your seat throughout the whole story. It's the best fantasy book I've ever read. I normally don't like fantasies, but this one is one that everyone should read. You walk away from it feeling like you're Harry Potter, off to save the world with magic! I also am usually scared of witches and things like that, but this one's so much fun and you know it's not true, but you still feel excited. Rowling does a great job not giving away the answers to the mysteries. After you find the solution to problems, you are so surprised!
I would give this book a 10 out of 10.
The Bug who went KA-CHOO! by Dr.Seuss
Reviewed by Ross Piper
A funny book about a bug who sneezes and causes catastrophes. My favourite part is when his sneeze sinks a boat. I like all of Dr.Seuss Stories. Here is one of them ‘Green eggs and ham’. I give this book a 10/10 rating. 4 to 6 in ages.
Green Eggs and Ham By Dr. Seuss
Reviewed by Shiv.
This is a funny book about a cat called The Cat In The Hat and his son.
His son persuades his dad to eat Green Eggs and Ham.
I like all Dr. Seuss books here are some of them:
The Bug Who Went KA-CHOO
To Think That I Saw It On Mulbury Street.
I rate this book 10 out of 10.
Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick by Francesca Simon
Reviewed by Emma
Horrid Henry is very naughty and always saying if he was king he would...
I like this book because my sister always says you are just like Horrid Henry. I have got some of the Horrid Henry books but my favourite one is Horrid Henry Gets Rich Quick, but I would give all of them 10 out of 10.
Horrid Henry's Underpants by Francesca Simon
Reviewed by Harry Kitchen from Kent
I like this book because Horrid Henry gets knickers with hearts on them! He puts them at the back of his pants draw and then puts them on for school. This book is the best book ever - 10 out of 10. It is only £4.99! Get one, you would love it.
Horrid Henry and the Mega Mean Time Machine by Francesca Simon
Review by Callum Burton
Horrid Henry is excellent. It's about a boy called Henry.
I would give it 10 out of 10. Go and buy it now, it is only £4.99.
Horrid Henry And The Bogey Babysitter by Francesca Simon
Reviewed by Jade
I like this book because Horrid Henry is cheeky like me. He does jokes to everyone. I would give this book 100/100!
A Series of Unfortunate Events 2 By Lemony Snicket
Reviewed by Thomas Cox
This book is really humorous. The main part is where count Olaf trirs to get the children’s money .The most weird part is were count olaf pretends to be a snake scientist assistant .I will give this book 10 stars although you need to read a lot of pages.
Owl Babies by Martin Waddell
Reviewed by Nina Francis.
The characters are Sarah and Percy and Bill. I like it because their mum will come back. I give it 10 out of 10. Bill always says
“I want my mummy!”. This is a child’s book you must read it.
This book it the best!!!!
Pokemon: Night in the Haunted Tower by Tracey West
Reviewed by Ben Anderson aged 7
Ash goes on an exciting journey to Saffron city and battles the gym leader but loses. He loses because Sabrina, the gym leader, uses telekinesis, which controls Pokemon.
Team Rocket go to a tower with ghost Pokemon in it and as soon as they see the Pokemon they run away. Ash, Brock and Misty enter the tower and go into a dark room, some candles flicker and then turn on, then they saw a table ready for dinner with no-one sitting at it. Then the ghost Pokemon slowly appear. Ash tries to catch a ghost Pokemon but he realises that all they want is just some friends.
I give this book a 10/10 rating because Ash keeps trying to win the gym battle but fails and believes in his Pokemon.
Charlotte’s Web by E.B White
Reviewed by Nicola Buxton
I think Charrlotte’s Web is a great book. It's all about a spider who lives in a farm. It's a fantastic book because there are happy moments, sad moments and I care about the characters. It's a funny, cool and exciting book to read. It is for all ages. I give it a 10/10 and if you don’t have it go to the shops and buy it.
Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah
Reviewed by Melody Robert From Cramlington
I think this is a very touching story which will touch your heart. Adeline Yen Mah wrote a very touching Auto-Biography of her life. I would recommend it to anyone. It must of been very painful as she was blamed for the death of her mother.
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