Review by Daniel: This book is about a girl called Moll, a mysterious person called Skull and Moll’s wild cat Gruff. Moll woke up one night in her camp as she heard drums and rattles and calling. The dream snatch had started… Moll was the most important person in the Ancientwood even though she didn’t know it! One night she was caught by Skull’s henchmen and was locked in a cage because she couldn’t give them dark magic. She tried to es...

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SPOILER ALERT: Do not read this book review until you have read all the other Alex Riders Books! Alex Rider has moved to San Francisco following the death of his guardian Jack Starbright. But is she really dead? When one day he received a three word long email, he realises that Jack is alive. The email is: ‘Alexx I’m Al’ Alex is due to go on holiday soon but he tells his new guardians (his best friend’s parents) that he is going to stay a...

This book is about a girl called Meg. Even though the title of the books makes it sound like a non-fiction book, it is a wonderfully written, emotional story. Meg has a big problem in this book! Her mum disappears on a ten day holiday to Mayanmar and Meg is left with her Granddad, to look after her baby sister Elsa and her smelly dog Pongo. However, it’s more like she has to look after Granddad, rather than him looking after her! Her mum’s di...

  This book is about a boy called Spike who gets sacked from his favourite job, a radio presenter at his local hospital’s radio station, which is also the place where his mum works! Spike is 11 years old and he is really dejected about losing his job, so he goes to see his best friends, Artie and Holly, who make him feel better with some old skool music and out of date buns from Artie’s dad’s bakery. When Spike gets home, he tells his ...

This book is about a boy called William and his dad, Bob Trundle and a very special Christmas dinosaur. William LOVES dinosaurs – he has dinosaur pyjamas, dinosaur socks, a dinosaur toothbrush, dinosaur wallpaper, two dinosaur posters, a dinosaur lampshade and lots and lots of dinosaur toys. However, all William wants for Christmas is a REAL dinosaur, even though he knows that it is impossible! Meanwhile in the North Pole, something magical is ...

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Bubble boy is an emotional debut novel about a boy called Joe. He is 11 years old and lives in an isolated room on the 12th floor of a hospital. This is because he has a disease called SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency) which means he can’t fight off diseases as well as other people. This is because he doesn’t have enough white blood cells or a strong immune system. This makes his life miserable until someone new enters it… I really li...

This book is about a boy called Jatinder, who likes football. At the beginning, he is on a camp and is playing a match. He gets a penalty but misses and is really angry with himself. On his way home he sees a man who is a Sikh like him and then he disappears. He tells Esther, one of the owners of the house he is in, about him and she shows him a book about the first Sikh pilot. That night, whilst reading the book, he sees the man in his room. The...

Albert Chaudhury is 12 and has received a letter from his dad; his dead dad. He has to break into his old house to get a second letter. This letter tells him how to time travel back to 1984 to prevent his father’s tragic death in a go-kart accident. He has to do all of this whilst trying not to lose his precious hamster Alan Shearer and keeping it a secret from his granddad Byron, his mum, step-dad Steve and step-sister Carly. Can he time trave...

This book is about a boy called Joe, his mum and his best friend Ajay. Joe’s mum was the park warden and one day when Ajay came round for breakfast, some post came through the door saying…  THE PARK WAS CLOSING DOWN! So when the Prime Minister came to Joe’s town, Joe gave him a piece of his mind as his mum was going to lose her job. However, the press recorded his whole argument and put it on TV and Joe became very famous; sooooooooooo...

This is the abridged version of my book review! 🙂 In the far future there is an alien called Humphree and his best friend Cosmoe the Earth-Boy. Humphree and Cosmoe are making a mega weiner which is the size of a jeep. They have made it for the Intragalactic Food Truck Cook-OFF which is a festival where everyone makes something to eat the QUEEN will judge it. It is a large competition but Cosmoe thinks he will still win it with his wiener…...

Murder in Midwinter
Uncategorised / 22nd February 2019

Title: Murder in Midwinter Author: Fleur Hitchcock One day, a girl called Maya, took a photo by accident, of a man with a gun and he looked like he wanted to kill her. She called the police but when they came, her siblings had lost the SD card from her phone, so there was no evidence of it. The next day, a dead body was found in the river. The police had to take precautions  so they moved Maya to the countryside, which meant she had to...

The Night I met Father Christmas
Uncategorised / 13th January 2019

Title: The Night I met Father Christmas Author: Ben Miller This book is about a boy called Jackson. One Christmas Eve, Jackson decided that he needed to meet Father Christmas. During the night, whilst most children are asleep, Father Christmas crept down the chimney at Jackson’s house. When he reached the bottom, Jackson scared him and Father Christmas sprained his ankle. Jackson agreed to help Father Christmas deliver the presents to...

Our Top Reads of 2018 (we chose more than 10 as there were so many good books this year!)
Uncategorised / 3rd January 2019

If you want to know more about any of the books below, have a look at our reviews for 2018 as we have reviewed most of them! There were so many great books in 2018 and we found it very difficult to narrow down our list to 10 books each, so we might have added a couple of extras!! 🙂   In no particular order as they are all equally fantastic! 🙂 Daniel: All the Things that could go wrong by Stewart Foster Groosham Grange by Anthony ...

Bus Stop Baby
Uncategorised / 31st December 2018

Title: Bus Stop Baby Author: Fleur Hitchcock Eden and Amy are sisters and they live with their Dad as their Mum left them and has started a new life with her new family. One day, on the way home from school, Amy finds an abandoned baby at a bus stop shelter. She finds it very difficult to understand how anyone could abandon a baby like that. Amy is also very sad as she has lost her purse with all her Christmas money in it and she thinks...

Thank you to Shelley Fallows & Simon&SchusterKids for our signed copy of The Night I met Father Christmas
Signings / 23rd December 2018

Thank you so much to Shelley Fallows (https://shelleyfallows.wordpress.com) and  Simon&SchusterKids for our signed copy of The Night I met Father Christmas. We are planning to read and review it over the holidays, so look out for our review shortly! We think we need a second shelf for all our signed books as one definitely is NOT enough anymore! 🙂 Thank you. The Book Brothers...

Murder at Twilight
Uncategorised / 18th December 2018

Title: Murder at Twilight Author: Fleur Hitchcock One day an obnoxious boy called Noah went missing. On the morning that he went missing, his “friend” Viv had punched him on the nose while they were in her mum’s car. He had a major nosebleed and there was blood everywhere. Then, Viv’s mum finds herself as the prime suspect for his disappearance and possibly his murder! Later that night, Viv goes out for a walk and gets lost but ...

Timmy Failure – It’s the end when I say it’s the end
Uncategorised / 18th November 2018

Title: Timmy Failure – It’s the end when I say it’s the end Series: Timmy Failure Author: Stephan Pastis This is the 7th book in the series. It is about a detective called Timmy Failure and his pet polar bear, (yes, a polar bear – you did read it right) Total. WARNING read books 1-6 as this book won’t make sense if you haven’t. There are lots of references to the other books and it will be funnier if you’ve read them! ...

The Girl with the Lost Smile
Uncategorised / 28th October 2018

Title: The Girl with the Lost Smile Author: Miranda Hart Chloe Long has lost her smile. She is usually a happy, joyful and funny person who always sees the positives. However, after getting NO presents from her parents for her birthday, she feels terrible. When she wakes up the next day, she can’t find her smile anywhere and she can’t seem to get it back. Without her smile, she can’t cheer anyone up and everyone is miserable inclu...

Roy of the Rovers – Scouted
Uncategorised / 28th October 2018

Title: Roy of the Rovers - Scouted Author: Tom Palmer This book is about a boy called Roy. He plays for Grimroyd under 18s; he is 16 years old. Roy plays as a striker and has always been one. Roy and his father have supported their local team, Melchester Rovers for their whole lives. Then Roy has an upcoming match with Grimroyd and guess what? Melchester Rover’s manager is recruiting for new youth players and he is going to see Roy! D...

Thank you Tom Palmer & Rebellion Publishing for our Roy of the Rovers books
Uncategorised / 9th October 2018

Title: Roy of the Rovers - Scouted Author: Tom Palmer Thank you to Tom Palmer and Rebellion Publishing for our Roy of the Rovers books. We really enjoyed both books and are looking forward to reading the next ones in the series. If you haven’t read any Tom Palmer books, you really should! Check out our book reviews of Tom’s books as we have read and reviewed many of them! 🙂...