Book Review : Murder at the Museum

Book Review : Murder at the Museum

During the summer holidays, Bonnie Montgomery and her grampa visit the local museum, the Hornville Museum of Natural History and Suchlike. The museum is full of bizarre-looking animals that the wealthy owner, the late Abelard Hornville, assembled from the remains of...
Book Review : The Mystery in the Marshes

Book Review : The Mystery in the Marshes

Max is dismayed when he learns his school is participating in the Duke of Wellington challenge which involves three nights of camping. The principal expects his attendance. Fortunately, his three friends Joe, Lucy and Charlie (a nickname for Charlotte) are also...
Book Review : Waiting for Murder

Book Review : Waiting for Murder

One hot summer, Dan has to endure the holidays alone with his mother in Somerset. His mother is an archaeologist and much to her delight, a 1000-year-old gravestone and some bones are found in the process of draining the local dam. Dan’s mother meets Cat, a local...
Book Review : Leila and the Blue Fox

Book Review : Leila and the Blue Fox

Leila and the Blue Fox begins with Leila, a young teenager, catching a plane by herself to Tromso, Norway. Leila is going to see her mother, Amani, who she hasn’t seen for six years. Amani is unable to meet her at the airport due to her work commitments and sends her...
More about Rita, the duck from Little Dismal

More about Rita, the duck from Little Dismal

This post is further to my book review, Rita’s Revenge, which you can read here, Please note this post contains spoilers. Rita lives in a town called, Little Dismal. She has disgraced herself at the recent Talent Show because she recited one of her poems. Poetry...
Book Review : Rita’s Revenge

Book Review : Rita’s Revenge

Rita’s Revenge by Lian Tanner is a sequel to A Clue for Clara and written with the same humourous context of farmyard animals solving crimes. While Clara is a chicken who can write notes, Rita is a duck who can also write but struggles with spelling. Nevertheless,...
Book Review : Angel

Book Review : Angel

Angel by Zoe Daniel is part of the, Through my eyes natural disaster zones, series which are fictional stories about young people who live through real disasters. Angel is almost thirteen-years-old and lives near Tacloban City in the Philippines which was hit by super...
Book Review : Let the Balloon Go

Book Review : Let the Balloon Go

I came across, Let the Balloon Go by Ivan Southall, the other day in the library. I read it as a teenager but found it slow and tedious. I thought I would read it again from the perspective of an adult since Southall has won many awards as a children’s author and the...