Primary Suitable Books I Will Share With #Pride

I tweeted that I had shared the wonderful Grandad's Camper by Harry Woodgate to our whole school. My request messages box filled with hate. Statements like, "You shouldn't be allowed anywhere near children," "You are doing the devil's work," "You are a child abuser," and other such hated fuelled nonsense streamed in to my request … Continue reading Primary Suitable Books I Will Share With #Pride

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Indigo Wilde And The Creatures At Jellybean Crescent by Pippa Curnick

Publication Date: 10 June 2021 The Blurb Discovered in the Unknown Wilderness when she was just a baby, Indigo Wilde was adopted by World-Famous Explorers, Philomena and Bertram, who are always off adventuring. Home for Indigo and her little brother, Quigley, is 47 Jellybean Crescent, a crazy and colourful house full of magical creatures that … Continue reading Indigo Wilde And The Creatures At Jellybean Crescent by Pippa Curnick

Rainbow Grey by Laura Ellen Anderson

Publication Date: 27 May 2021 The Blurb Ten-year-old Ray Grey lives in the magical Weatherlands, high in the sky. Ray is surrounded by Weatherlings with astounding weather power at their fingertips... but she doesn't have ANY magic! Then, after a trip to Earth, Ray’s life changes forever. She is transformed from Ray Grey into RAINBOW … Continue reading Rainbow Grey by Laura Ellen Anderson

Llama On A Mission by Annabelle Sami, illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan

Publication Date: 29 April 2021 The Blurb Yasmin Shah is just like any other ten-year-old girl, with a crazy loud family, the BEST best friend ever& and a talking toy llama! With the help of her loud guardian llama Levi, Yasmin has finally found her voice, but her mission has only just begun. She is … Continue reading Llama On A Mission by Annabelle Sami, illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan

The Tindims and the Ten Green Bottles by Sally Gardner, illustrated by Lydia Corry

Publication Date: 15 April 2021 The Blurb The tiny Tindims are like the Borrowers-on-Sea, who turn our everyday rubbish into treasure. In their third adventure Ethel B Dina, who looks after the fish hospital and loves to sing, needs ten green, glass bottles to complete her musical Bottleramma. But she is surrounded by too many … Continue reading The Tindims and the Ten Green Bottles by Sally Gardner, illustrated by Lydia Corry

Flyntlock Bones: The Eye Of Mogdrod by Derek Keilty, illustrated by Mark Elvins

Publication Date: 4 March 2021 The Blurb The second title in the middle grade pirate investigator trilogy. A priceless golden chalice has been stolen from Chief Fergus McSwaggers and he wants it back! Can Flynn and his ship mates solve their most dangerous case yet, battling deadly ice pirates, outsmarting squabbling clans, and facing the … Continue reading Flyntlock Bones: The Eye Of Mogdrod by Derek Keilty, illustrated by Mark Elvins

Too Small Tola and the Three Fine Girls by Atinuke and illustrated by Onyinye Iwu

Publication Date: 7 January 2021 The Blurb Three charming stories about a young girl who lives in a flat in Lagos with her sister, Moji, who is very clever; her brother, Dapo, who is very fast; and Grandmummy, who is very bossy. Too Small Tola is just the right size to fit under the bed … Continue reading Too Small Tola and the Three Fine Girls by Atinuke and illustrated by Onyinye Iwu

The House At The Edge Of Magic by Amy Sparkes

Publication Date: 7 January 2021 The Blurb Nine is an orphan pickpocket determined to escape her life in the Nest of a Thousand Treasures. When she steals a house-shaped ornament from a mysterious woman’s purse, she knocks on its tiny door and watches it grow into a huge, higgledy-piggeldy house. Inside she finds a host … Continue reading The House At The Edge Of Magic by Amy Sparkes

The Boy Who Sang With Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

Publication Date: 7 January 2021 The Blurb Tomas is a fully-fledged expert dragon grower and protector of the dragonfruit tree. He has eyes in the back of his head for watching over those sneaky dragons, awesomely fast reflexes for putting out sparks and dodging the diving antics of whirling newly hatched dragons. He's got it … Continue reading The Boy Who Sang With Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie

Chocolate Milk, X-Ray Specs And Me by Bethany Walker, illustrated by Jack Noel

Publication Date: 7 January 2021 I am delighted to welcome Bethany Walker to my blog today to discuss how she nearly became Bethany Bucket. It's all down there, after my review... The Blurb 10-year-old Freddy Spicer writes letters to his parents - who he believes are working at a Brussels-sprouts farm in Outer Castonga, with … Continue reading Chocolate Milk, X-Ray Specs And Me by Bethany Walker, illustrated by Jack Noel