Billie wants a new bike, but Mum doesn’t have any money spare to buy it. Uncle Jack could buy it for her, but he won’t. Instead, he’ll give her a job to earn the money to buy it for herself. But making money takes time, and Billie doesn’t want to wait – she wants the bike now!Continue reading Billie and the Blue Bike
By Neil Gaiman
Apparently there’s a Neil Gaiman book for every member of my family. Yay! They’re never too young to start, and though my 6-month-old son prefers chewing Chu’s Day to reading it, I enjoyed it thoroughly.
Chu is a panda with, we are told, a very dangerous sneeze. When Chu sneezes, bad things happen. We follow little Chu through his day as he manages to keep his sneeze at bay but, when his parents take him to the circus, his sneeze gets the better of himContinue reading Chu’s Day
Super Geeks: Fish and Chips
Originally written for Reading Time
Zeek and Arnie are best friends. They do all their favourite things together – gaming, coding, inventing; that’s why they’re the SUPER GEEKS! But when Zeek comes up with a plan to become Supreme Ruler of the world, he puts their friendship to the test. To make his plan work, he’ll need two things; the super-powerful micro-processing chip that Arnie built and Arnie’s beloved pet goldfish Eleanor.Continue reading Super Geeks: Fish and Chips
Reading Future Girl is an incredibly immersive, tangible experience. It is an important book, one that every young adult should read. Written and illustrated by Deaf artist and writer, Asphyxia, Future Girl is an Own Voices story that proves illustrated books are not just for children.Continue reading Future Girl
- Did you like the book? Yes
- Why/why not? Because it was with the sea. Because it has a mumma and a girl like my mumma and me and it is very special because we go to the beach all the time.
- What did the book make you feel? It made me feel excited that I’m going on a plane to the beach.