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Saturday, 29 April 2017

Pizza Cake

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Author - Morris Gleitzman 

Genre - Humour

Setting - Houses, Schools etc

Main Characters - Emmy, Ms Fosdyke, Glenn, Dougal, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Jane Austen, Dad, Maddy, Dylan, Petal, Corey, Will, Shelley, Jarrod, Clyde Craddock, Hamish Hodge, Jack, Imelda, Donald, Harriet

Summary/s:

Saving Ms Fosdyke - Ms Fosdyke is getting sold to another school for 50 million dollars. Will Emmy save her? 

Pizza Cake - Glenn always eat a piece of pizza cake before he does something that he is scared of doing. When will it help him? 

Charles the Second - People at Charles' school always tease him about his name because there is a famous Charles Rennie Makintosh who is a furnite designer. He meets a new friend called Jane Austen. Jane Austen is a name of a famous author. Will he learn to get used to his name? 

Secret Diary of a Dad - Learn about a wimpy Dad who has kids who can build better than him, have to save him from animals and can't trust him. Will he ever learn to be braver? 

Can't Complain - Petal's parents complain about the smallest things in life. They tell her that she needs to complain about more things but Petal dosen't want to. She likes helping people who need it. Will her parents ever stop complaining and be on Petal's side?

Draclia - Corey's little brother Will thinks there is a draclia (dracula) on the property but all it is, is Shelley's boyfriend Jarrod. Will is obsessed with vampires and thinks they are real. Will Corey ever teach Will that vampires aren't real?  

Tickled Onions - Clyde Craddock hates his parent's food that they make. Every morning when he gets to school he grabs a slice of dirty bread to eat from the bin and dumps his breakfast from that morning. He also dumps his whole lunchbox of food in there too. Will there be anyone who loves food and is forced by bullies to eat Clyde's disgusting leftovers? 

Stationery is Never Stationary - Jack absolutely hates going to family get togethers. He thinks they are just a waste of time. This time they are going there for Uncle Pete's home entertainmetn set-up, Aunty Sue's birthday, to meet Aunty Anthea's new boyfriend, to talk about where they are going to go for Christmas and also because Jack's Mum's cousin Niall is going home from Venezuela. Will this family get together turn out all right so that Jack will start liking them? 

Big Mistake - Donald and Imelda are twins. They always complain that the other twin has the bigger thing. When there Mum and Dad start to get really sick of the arguing they try to make a end to it. Will they really get to be good friends with each other? 

Harriet's Story - Harriet woke up really really early in the morning. She was wondering why she woke up that early because she doesn't normally. Then she discovered that it was because she was really thirsty, so she looked over at the cup on her bedside table that her Mum always fills up for her every night but it was empty. She knew that she would then have to creep downstairs to the kitchen to grab something to drink. When she makes her way down lots of things are a bit strange. Will she be able to grab a drink before anything else strange happens? 


I would definitely give this book 5 out of 5 stars. 

I would recommend this book to people who like funny and great stories. The age I would recommend this book for is probably 8 or 9 and up. 

Sunday, 23 April 2017

The Famous Five - Five go to Kirrin Island Again

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Author - Enid Blyton 
Illustrator - Eileen A. Soper

Genre - Adventure

Setting - Boarding School, Kirrin

Main Characters - George, Julian, Dick, Anne, Timmy, Uncle Quentin, Martin

Summary - George is planning to take her cousins to her island for the holidays when her cousins come to her house, but her father (Uncle Quentin to her cousins) is not letting anyone come on to George's island. He is testing out some experiments because he is a scientist. Someone is also there watching him. Who is that person? Will the Famous Five ever get to go on the island anytime in the holidays? 

I would definitely give this book a 5 out of 5 stars. 

I would recommend this book to people who like adventures and great books. The age I would recommend this book for is probably 9 and up. 

Saturday, 22 April 2017

A Medal for Leroy

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Author - Michael Morpurgo 
Illustrator - Michael Foreman 

Genre - Adventure

Setting - London, Folkestone, Belgium

Main Characters - Leroy, Auntie Snowdrop, Auntie Pish, Papa, Michael, Maman, 

Summary - Michael doesn't know who his father was. The only information that Michael knows is that his father was a RAF pilot in the war, and his mother doesn't like to talk about him. Michael's Auntie Snowdrop gives him a medal and a photo of his father. Then Michael starts to know a bit more about who his father was. 


I would definitely give this book 5 out of 5 stars. 

I would recommend this book to people who like war stories and great books. The age I would recommend this book for is probably 9 and up. 

Friday, 21 April 2017

Awful Auntie

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Author - David Walliams
Illustrator - Tony Ross

Genre - Adventure

Setting - London 

Main Characters - Stella, Alberta, Wagner, Soot

Summary - After Stella's parents die she lives with her awful aunt who is horrible to her. Alberta is in love with her pet owl Wagner, she takes him everywhere, teaches him commands and also tricks. Stella has a secret friend who helps who out with her Auntie. Will Alberta do anything to Stella? 


I would definitely give this book 5 out of 5 stars. 

I would recommend this book to people who have an 'awful auntie' but like great books. The age I would recommend this book for is probably 9 or 10 and up.


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Thursday, 20 April 2017

AniMalcom

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Author - David Baddiel 
Illustrator - Jim Field

Genre - Humour, Adventure

Setting - Ellie and Fred's school and house

Main Characters - Malcom, Zsa-Zsa, Snowflake, Benny, Bjornita, Ludwig, Mabel, Trotsky, K-Pax

Summary - Malcom hates animals, but his family loves them. They have quite a few pets. When he finds out where he is going for school camp he is devastated. The Year Sixes are going to a farm. What will happen at the farm? Will he enjoy it? Will he ever learn to like or love animals?

I would definitely give this book 5 out of 5 stars. 

I would recommend this book to people who didn't used to like animals and great books. The age I would recommend this book for is probably 9 or 10 and up.  

The Person Controller

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Author - David Baddiel 
Illustrator - Jim Field

Genre - Humour, Adventure

Setting - Ellie and Fred's school and house

Main Characters - Ellie, Fred, Morris, Isla, Eric, Janine

Summary - Ellie and Fred love video games. When Ellie's control breaks she goes to on to a website to try and 'buy' a new one. They order one from the mystery man. The only thing is it doesn't control the usual games. What will it control?

I would definitely give this book 5 out of 5 stars. 

I would recommend this book to people who like video games and great books. The age I would recommend this book for is probably 9 or 10 and up.  

Friday, 14 April 2017

Demon Dentist

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Author - David Walliams
Illustrator - Tony Ross

Genre - Humour, Horror

Setting - Alfie's school, Alfie's house, Alfie's town, 

Main Characters - Alfie, Gabz, Dad, Winnie, Raj, Miss Root, Fang

Summary - At night someone or something is coming round taking the tooth from under your pillow and leaving something very very disgusting behind, instead of a coin. Alfie and Gabz need to find out who it is and stop them. Who and what is doing it? What else does that someone or something do?

I would definitely give this book 5 out of 5 stars. 

I would recommend this book to people who like awesome books, lots of made-up words, but not going to the dentist. The age I would recommend this book for is probably 9 or 10 and up.