Books in this section are often read and commented on by someone in the age group they are intended for. Obviously books for young children are written about by their parents! The reviews represent their personal opinions only.
HarperCollins Children's Books consistently publish brilliant books for all ages. Here Anne Coates reviews What We'll Build by Oliver Jeffers and The Snowflake by Benji Davies.
The Shadow Moth is the first book in the A Clock of Stars trilogy written by Francesca Gibbons and illustrated by Chris Riddell. Anne Coates was captivated.
A wonderful adventure for teens and young adults, N E Carlisle's Mermaid's Curse explores a family curse, mermaids and the lore of the sea. Anne Coates reviews.
That Time I Got Kidnapped by Tom Mitchell, author of How to Rob a Bank and published by HarperCollins. Reviewed by Anne Coates
Dog Gone The Day I Lost My Human is a fabulous new picture book by Rob Biddulph, writes Anne Coates.
How To Change Your Parents Into Superstars by Pete Johnson and illustrated by James Cottell is funny and reassuring – perfect for confident readers, writes Anne Coates.
Asking for a Friend by Kate Mallinder, a YA novel explores how being on the autistic spectrum, social media bullying and fear of serious illness affects the lives of three teens. Reviewed by Anne Coates.
Lonely Planet Kids Book, Build Your Own History Museum by Claudia Martin is reviewed by Liz Bull and her nine year-old granddaughter, Lottie.
Bing – My Reward Chart Sticker Activity Book
The Plastic Problem – 60 small ways to reduce waste and save the earth written by Aubre Andrus from Lonely Planet Kids.
HarperCollins Children’s Books has published the official film tie-in books for Heyday Films and StudioCanal’s remake of Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic novel, The Secret Garden, scheduled for box office release on the 10 April 2020. We have three copies of the novel to be won.
Happy World Book Day 2020 – how stressful was yours?