When Hitler stole Pink rabbit

Judith Kerr

This is an amazing story about a family who have to escape war torn Germany. This describes their heartbreaking journey through Europe.

“I was totally hooked by the book, I was worried for Anna and couldn't stop reading until I was sure she had escaped 

safely.”

The Boy, the mole, the fox and the horse

Charlie Mackesy

A heartwarming story about friendship, courage and kindness. When a little boy, a cake-loving mole, a fox injured by humans and a majestic horse come together, a brilliant journey starts. Charlie Mackesy has made every sentence perfect. His drawings come together perfectly with the writing. This is perfect for any age.

‘This is an insightful, charming book that helps you get through the day. You can start the book on any page, at any time and in every place. I recommend it with all my heart’

The London Eye Mystery

Siobhan Dowd

The London Eye Mystery is about a young boy and his sister.When his cousin gets on the London Eye and doesn't get off, Ted must use his unique way of looking at things to solve the mystery. But time ticks dangerously on.

“The book made me feel I was seeing everything with my own eyes and was solving the mystery myself!”

The Boy who Flew

Fleur Hitchcock

When Mr Chen, Athan Wilde's friend, is murdered, Athan must stop the flying machine they were making from falling into the wrong hands. Keeping the machine safe puts his family in terrible danger. What will he choose, flight or family?

“I love a book with suspense and Athan's story was really exciting and with just enough stress ...”

Emma Carroll

The Girl Who Walked on Air

Louie Reynolds was left at Chipchase Circus when she was a small baby. She is then brought up by Jasper - the trapeze artist and showstopper. One night, something goes wrong and Jasper’s career is brutally stopped. Louie, who has a gift for tightrope walking, is determined that she can become a showstopper and will stop at nothing to prove it.

“Louie’s determination to continue should be an inspiration to everybody. She will never stop when things start going very wrong.”

Eva Ibbotson

Journey to the River Sea

When Maia’s parents die in a train crash, the little girl is sent to the Mayfair Academy For Young Ladies where she learns manners and caring for others as well as algebra and needlework. She enjoys herself greatly but one day, her guardian brings the news that he had found some of Maia’s relatives: the Carters. Maia cannot believe it; she will finally have a home! There is only one concern for her. The Carters live in the Amazon.

“I loved this story! The adventure was so gripping it pulled me right into this glorious tale!”

Carlie Soroziak

I, Cosmo

Cosmo, a bacon-loving golden retriever, lives with Max, Emmaline and their parents. They used to live very happily but now tension is building up between the parents. Even Max and Emmaline can feel it. Fearing that he will be parted from Max, they start working on a project with their Uncle Reggie to show that they were made to be together.

“This story made me laugh so much! It will make your heart warm-up and glow.”

Book Reviews by and for children