The sounds of hard breathing and the scrunch of footfalls enclose them as they run. There are shouts behind, voices yelling orders, more shots. Harlon gives Xeno and Ash a stream of small orders and encouragements to stop them thinking.
In Harlon’s head, her ma’s voice speaks.
When you are in danger, the most dangerous thing is to wish you weren’t. Accept the reality of danger, then you can survive it.
Climb, she tells herself. Get away.Continue reading “The Song That Sings Us | Book Review for Older Readers”
‘Who … Who are you?’
This made Zeina bristle. He had seen her just as many times as she had seen him and yet he had no idea who she was. This was just like Aboves; people like Zeina were merely part of the scenery – completely forgettable.
‘Who am I? NOBODY, that’s who!’ She knew she could get into trouble for talking to him this way. After all, he was technically her father’s employer.Continue reading “Zeina Starborn and the Sky Whale | Review”
Looking for something to read this bank holiday weekend? We’ve got you covered, in our most recent review round-up! A great selection of books for older and younger readers, we’ve got something for everyone!Continue reading “Libraries 4 Schools 2021 Review Round-Up 3”
Welcome to the third entry into our Lockdown Library series! Although some children are back in school, we know that there are plenty who are still at home. So we’ve gone through our collection and found some wonderful picture books that are great for keeping the spirits up!Continue reading “Lynda’s Lockdown Library 3 | Picture Book Reviews”
While we’re spending time safe in lockdown, we’ve definitely found ourselves reading more! Here’s a handful of books we’ve finished recently, that we think would be perfect for primary-aged readers.Continue reading “Lynda’s Lockdown Library 1 | Book Reviews”
There’s a constant stream of exciting new titles being published at the moment, so we have decided to give an update of the books that we’ve recently read and added to our own primary-level bookshelf!Continue reading “Books 4 the Primary Bookshelf | Reviews”
An Advent Story in Twenty-Four-And-A-Half Chapters
One of the books I brought back from my pre-Christmas visit to the West Country (and its lovely indie bookshops) was ‘How Winston Delivered Christmas’. And I’m so pleased I did!Continue reading “How Winston Delivered Christmas | Review”
There are some books that can get younger readers (and me!) chuckling before they even open the cover. One such series is ‘The Bad Guys’ by Aaron Blabey, and another is Gough and Field’s ‘Rabbit and Bear’.
This summer has been hot, hot, hot, so why not find yourself a shady spot and grab one of the cool titles from our reviews below!
If you haven’t caught up with the Bad Guys yet, then you really don’t know what you are missing!