Reviewed titles on this blog – in no particular order, but they are particularly good!

Happy Christmas / 2017

PICTURE BOOKS:

Mousehole Cat / Antonia Barber / Illus. Nicola Bayley / Walker Books

Who’s in the Loo / Jeanne Willis / Anderson Press

The Story of the Orchestra: Four Seasons / Jessica Courtney-Tickle / Frances Lincoln

Ferdinand the Bull / Munro Leaf / Puffin

Jesus’ Christmas Party / Nicholas Allen / Red Fox

The Dark / Lemony Snicket / Illus. Jon Klassen / Orchard Books

This is not my Hat / Jon Klassen / Walker Books

Something Else / Kathryn Cave / Illus. Chris Riddell / Puffin

Susan Laughs / Jeanne Willis / Illus. Tony Ross / Anderson Press

The Dot / Porter H Reynolds / Walker Books

FOR 5 – 8 YEARS:

Me & Mr P / Maria Farrer / OUP

A Piglet called Truffle: Jasmine Green Adventures / Helen Peters / Nosy Crow

Life according to Dani / Rose Lagercrantz / Gecko Press

My Naughty Little Sister / Dorothy Edwards / Egmont

Olga Da Polga / Michael Bond / OUP

Big Book of Bugs / Yuval Zommer / Thames and Hudson

Nelly & the Quest for Captain Peabody / Roland Chambers / OUP

Secret Railway / Wendy Meddour / OUP

Wildwitch: Wildfire / Lene Kaberbol / Pushkin

Bicycling to the Moon / Timo Parvela / Gecko Press

FOR 9 – 12 YEARS:

Little Bits of Sky / S E Durrant / Nosy Crow

Very Good Chance / Sarah Moore Fitzgerald / Orion

Wildings / Nilanjana Roy / Pushkin

Longbow Girl / Linda Davies / Chicken House

Flour Babies / Anne Fine / Puffin

Black Powder / Ally Sherrick / Chicken House

Blind Beauty / K M Peyton / Scholastic

Beetle Boy / M G Leonard / Chicken House

Ned’s Circus of Marvels / Justin Fisher / Harper Collins

Wolf Wilder / Katherine Rundell / Bloomsbury

FOR TEEN / YOUNG ADULTS YEARS:

Sun is also a Star / Nicola Yoon / Corgi

How Not to Disappear / Clare Furness / Simon & Schuster

Unbecoming / Jenny Downham / David Fickling

The Hawkweed Prophecy / Irena Brignull Orchard Books

Stone Rider / David Hofmeyr / Penguin

Love Song / Sophia Bennet / Chicken House

Blame / Simon Mayo / Penguin / Random House

Maladapted / Richard Kurti / Walker Books

My Life Next Door / Huntley Fitzpatrick / Egmont

Running Girl / Simon Mason / David Fickling

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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