The Runaway Pea

by Kjartan Poskitt illustrated by Alex Willmore reviewed by Claire Monsour It's time for tea, the dinner has been served - but one mischievous rogue pea has decided to ping himself off the plate in search of adventure! Thus starts an amazing journey across the kitchen and around the house, full of peril and fraught … Continue reading The Runaway Pea

Funny Kid #3 Prank Wars

Written and illustrated by Matt Stanton Reviewed by Lyn Halliday Stanton’s third book in the Funny Kid series grabs you from the first page and doesn’t let go, taking you on a hilarious journey inside 11-year-old Max Walburt’s head — who really is a funny kid. Max, his best friend, and Pip (the new girl … Continue reading Funny Kid #3 Prank Wars

Fart Monster and Me #1 & #2

By Tim Miller and Matt Stanton Reviewed by Lyn Halliday  Just when you thought there was no more room in the bookstores for another fart book…. There’s another fart book. Actually, a series of them. Duo Tim Miller and Matt Stanton have teamed up again to produce a series of books that emerging readers who … Continue reading Fart Monster and Me #1 & #2

Diary of a Wimpy Kid #12 The Getaway

by Jeff Kinney Penguin 2017 224 pages paperback $14.99  ISBN 9780143782797 Reviewed by Lucy McGinley Since there are already twelve books in the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series it is established that Jeff Kinney has found his market. The handwritten font, bold drawings and realistic situation comedy, appeals to readers from 8 years old. … Continue reading Diary of a Wimpy Kid #12 The Getaway