from Harrington Junior School, Derbyshire, UK
Goosebumps Night of the Living
Dummy 2 by R L Stine
By Josh, age 11
Plot: The book is about a girl called Amy who buys
a ventriloquist's dummy called Slappy then the dummy does strange
Recomendation: I thought this book was brilliant it
deserves a 10 out of 10.
All Tied Up by Mike Smit
Reviewed by Karen, age 11
Story line: this book was about a boy and a girl that
meet on holiday, they bump into bank robbers planning a robbery.
when the kids tell their parents they don't believe them. Read the
book to find out what adventures they get up to.
Comments: I didn't find anything bad about this book,
it was very exciting in some places and very funny in other places.
Score: I would give this book 10/10 because it was
Age rating: I would recommend this book to someone
between 8+ to 14.
Reviewed by Vicki, age 11,
Opinion: I liked most of this book because some of
the poems were in the shape it was talking about.
Rating/recommendation: My rating for this book is
9/10 because some of the poems were boring to me. My Recommendation
for this book is to give to children to ages 7 to 13 years.
The Magic Faraway Tree by Enid
Reviewed by Hayley, age 11
Story: In this story Jo Bessie and Fanny's cousin
Dick comes to stay with them. The children go to the lands at the
top of the Faraway Tree with all sorts of different people. Including
Silky the fairy, Moonface, and the saucepanman. Dick gets the children
and their friends into all sorts of trouble.To find out more read
Opinion: I liked this book a lot. Illustrations and
cover: I thought that the cover looked a little boring, and there
weren't many illustrations inside.
Rating and Recommendation: I would recommend this
book to young children because the print is quite big, making it
easier for younger children to read. I give this book 8 out of 10.
Other information: This book was first published in
1971 it costs £1.99 in the UK and it is number 31 in this series
Groovy Greeks by Terry Deary
Reviewed by Shane, age 11
What I liked: I liked the comic strips the best,
but I liked some of the chapters as well, especially Live like a
Greek and Die like a Greek.
What I disliked: I liked all of the book.
Rating: I would give this book to children between
9 and 13 years. I would give it 10 out of 10.
Unbelievable by Paul Jennings
Reviewed by James, Year 6
This book's title predicted the contents of it. It is unbelievable!!
He made twists in the tale by adding unbelievable characters and
unbelievable story lines.
I give it a terrific 10/10!!!
It's suitable for 9+.
The soft hearted sheep dog By Sylvia Green
Reviewed by Laura, age 11
This book is all about a dog called Harvey who is in a dogs home.One
day a girl called Beth chose him as a pet. To see what happens read
this book. This book is not amazing but it is readable.
I give this book 8 out of 10: suitable for 7 and over.
Deep trouble 2 by R.L Stine
Reviewed by Katie, age 11
This book is about a boy called Mac and his sister Sheena. They
both go to the Caribbean to visit their uncle, Dr. Reed who is a
scientist who studies fish. One day Dr. Reed is in his boat and
some strange people come along with a bottle. Mac finds out what
the bottle does, but I'm not going to tell you what happens. Read
the book to find out.
I would give this book 10 out of 10. This book would suit children
aged 9 and over.
Young Hippo Magic Poems by Jennifer Curry
By Charlotte, age 11
This is a book of poems and my favourite poem is Dream Catcher.
It is about something that catches bad dreams and releases the good
Recommendation: This book is brilliant and excellent and I will
give it 10 out of 10, for 7 to 12 year olds.
Bartman The Best of
the Best! by Matt Groening
Reviewed by Charlotte, 11
Bartman. The Best of the Best was an excellent book, it was full
of life and very enjoyable. Although I couldn't sit and read this
comic book for a long time I still enjoyed it. My favourite charactor
was Maggie when she was turned into Brain Baby in The Comic Book
Overall this book was truly brilliant and fantastic and I would
give this book to a Simpsons fan aged six and above and I would
give this magnificent comic book 10/10!
Young Hippo Magic Poems Compiled by Jennifer
Reviewed by Louise, 11
This book is full of short poems that are about magical things
such as Mermaids, Dragons, Witches and Wizards.
This book was easy to read. But I think it will be suitable for
a younger age such as 8 to 9 years old. I will give this book 5
out of 10.
Bad Girls by Jacqueline Wilson
Reviewed by Hannah, 11
Story: This story is about two girls called Mandy and Tanya. They
are best friends but Mandy's mum is against the idea of them being
friends. If you want to find out more, read the book.
Likes: I liked the way the story unfolded near the end.I liked
it because the story had a happy ending.This book is also well punctuated
and very enjoyable.
Opinion: I thought that this book was really exciting, well set
out and it also had an enthralling story. A fellow friend Jenny
Barker was quoted: ''I really enjoyed this book. It was super!''
Rating: I would give this book 10/10 for its style and satisfaction.
Small Soldiers, A Novelization By Gavin
Reviewed by Samantha, 10
This book is about a boy called Alan who gets a delivery by a
man called Joe. Joes delivery contains a pack of Commando Elite
and Gorgonites, but what they don't know is that these toys have
a micro chip inside them that is designed to destroy each other,
Commando Elite and Gorgonites.
Find out in this incredible book which also contains eight pages
of photos from some of the movie scenes.
I'd give this book a well-earned 10 out of 10.
I'd give this book to a boy or girl at the age of 8 to 13 years
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