Pebble

Pebble

Book Details PebbleJulia Jones, illus. Claudia Myatt, Chelmsford: Golden Duck, pb, 978 1 8992 6239 7, £8.99, 2018, 303pp.Fiction, 12-16 years     BACK TO REVIEWS Over the past seven years I’ve reviewed five of Julia Jones’ books in what started as the Strong...
Tomorrow

Tomorrow

Book Details TomorrowNadine Kaadan, London, Lantana Publishing, hb. 978 1 9113 7345 8, £10.99, 2018, 32pp.Fiction, Picture book, 4+ years BACK TO REVIEWS This picture book focuses on the isolating impact of war on Syrian children, who are forced to always stay at home...
The King of Nothing

The King of Nothing

Book Details The King of NothingRaúl Nieto Guridi, transl. Saul Endor, New York, New York Review Children’s Collection, pb. 978 1 6813 7290 7, £10.99, 2018, 40pp. Fiction, Picture book, 4+ years BACK TO REVIEWS The King of Nothing is about abstract concepts:...
What does the crocodile say?

What does the crocodile say?

Book Details What does the crocodile say?Eva Montanari, Bristol: Book Island, hb. 978 1 9114 9611 3, 2018, £9.90, 36pp. Fiction, Picture book, 2-5 years BACK TO REVIEWS A story told in sounds and pictures from a versatile Italian illustrator. The mellow colours of the...
The Curious Lobster

The Curious Lobster

Book Details The Curious Lobster Richard Warren Hatch, illus. Marion Freeman Wakeman, New York: New York Review Children’s Collection, pb. 978 1 6813 7288 4, 2018, £9.99, 400pp. Fiction, Illustrated book, 7+ years BACK TO REVIEWS Once again the New York Review of...