Book Review: The Unstoppable Letty Pegg by Iszi Lawrence

The Unstoppable Letty Pegg, Paperback / softback Book
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It is 1910 and the fight for votes for women is gathering momentum, with weekly protests and meetings.

Letty Pegg lives at home with her middle class mother who is very involved in the suffragette movement, and her working class, hardworking  father who is a policeman. She also has to cope with a very fastidious and Edwardian Grandmother.

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World Book Day

 

 World Book Day!

It’s World Book Day – March 5th 2020.Looking for ideas to celebrate books and reading? Check the World Book Day website for lots of resources. www.worldbookday.com

There’s now a basic guide on YouTube showing you all the different ways to search for the books you’re looking for. Here the link:

How to use the Children’s Book Sequels website.

Many of the authors who wrote the £1 World Book Day titles this year have series on www.childrensbooksequels.co.uk.  To find out more click on the author and series links below and get some ideas for spending your book voucher.

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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”