Book Review: Adventures on Trains: The Highland Falcon Thief by M.G. Leonard & Sam Sedgman. Illustrated by Elisa Paganelli

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Full steam ahead for a fast paced adventure.

The Highland Falcon, Britain’s famous steam train, is set to depart for one last journey around England and Scotland, calling at Balmoral to collect a Prince and Princess and returning to Paddington. Harrison Beck’s Uncle Nat loves steam trains, writes books and articles about travel and trains and he has a ticket for this wonderful trip. Harrison’s mum is expecting a baby any minute now so she sends Harrison off on the train with his uncle. Four days on a train! thinks Harrison, there are no other children and it will be boring.
So begins a fast speed journey, with a motley selection of guests on board.

Bits of jewellery begin to go missing and Harrison, as the only child on board gets the blame. Determined to find out the truth, Harrison begins his own investigation, and gets help from an unexpected quarter. Continue reading “Book Review: Adventures on Trains: The Highland Falcon Thief by M.G. Leonard & Sam Sedgman. Illustrated by Elisa Paganelli”

Book Review: The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting

The Story of Doctor Dolittle - Alma Junior Classics (Paperback)
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100 years ago, in 1920, the Story of Doctor Dolittle was first published. The world was introduced to a Doctor who although he treated people, preferred animals even more. After all his human patients had deserted him, put off by his growing menagerie of animals, he starts to run out of money. His parrot, Polynesia, teaches him the language of birds and then other animal languages. Continue reading “Book Review: The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting”

New Series and Updates added January 2020

Hi everyone, I’ve just realised  how long it’s been since I did a update and new series blog. Apologies. I have been transferring computers from a loved and trusted Windows 7 with Microsoft Office 2010 to Windows 10 and LibreOfice. I’ve also started using Simplenote which came up as a free alternative to OneNote which I had been using to add the book titles as I added them on to the www.childrensbooksequels.co.uk website. So there’s a long list of titles and series. Click on the series name and the link will take you to the right page on the www.childrensbooksequels.co.uk website.

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New series and updates added September 2019

A bit late with this update for September, but I have been enjoying the events at the Bath Festival of Children’s Literature. Lots of great authors and excited children running around the city. So anyway, here’s the list of new series and additions added to www.childrensbooksequels.co.uk  Click on the title and it will take you to the right page on the website. Happy Reading: Continue reading “New series and updates added September 2019”

Book Review: A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer

A Heart So Fierce and Broken, Paperback / softback Book
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This is the sequel to “A Curse So Dark and Lonely” where we met Harper, transported from D. C. to the parallel universe of Emberfall to break a curse that Prince Rhen is under. We also met Grey, Rhen’s guard commander. “A Curse so Dark and Lonely” was Rhen and Harper’s story and this new sequel follows Grey and his struggles with himself as discovers his true identity. Continue reading “Book Review: A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer”