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North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Evie and the Animals
Author: Matt Haig
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Olivia G
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book for 9 to 10 year olds or people that like adventure and animal stories.

Summary/ content

Evie and the Animals is a wild adventure story about an 11 year old girl called Evie who has a special talent. She can read animals minds and hear what they are thinking. Her dad didn't want what happened to Evie's mum to happen to her so he made her keep the talent to her self and not use it but she became in danger when the evil pet thief knew she had it. Lots of animals are in danger and it's up to Evie to save them.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Skeleton Keys The Unimaginary Friend
Author: Guy Bass
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Jacob B
Rating: 4 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book to people who like adventure stories. I like the idea that you imagine unimaginary friends into real life.

Summary/ content

This book is about a boy called Ben who has no friends. He doesn't mind that he no real friends because he has imaginary friends. One day his imaginary friend becomes a REAL friend. This story is about the adventures of Ben and his real imaginary friends trying to stop a rogue imaginary friend called Daisy.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Mort
Author: Terry Pratchett
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Oscar M
Rating: 4 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book to over 9-year-olds because children under 9 might not be able to keep up with the story and not understand some of the jokes. Also younger children might get a little bit frightened.

Summary/ content

The story is about a boy called Mort who became the apprentice of Death (the guy with a scythe). However Mort loved a princess called Yisabell and he was given the job of letting out her ghost when she was murdered. Instead Mort defended her and everything went wrong...



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Daisy and the trouble with nature
Author: Kes Gray
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Eleanor B
Rating: 4 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend the book to aged 8+ because it is a bit of an easy read.

Summary/ content

The book is about a girl called Daisy and at her school there is a new nature garden but the trouble is there is no nature in it. So Daisy and her best friend Gabby go camping to try and collect something for the garden.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The wishing chair collection
Author: Enid Blyton
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Paige P
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book to ages 8,9,10 and above

Summary/ content

This fantastic book is about these two children called Mollie and Peter and they go on lot's of adventures. And on every adventures they always find something exciting like they found a flying chair that grows wings and a pixie that Mollie and Peter became friends with



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: A place called prefect
Author: Helena Duggan
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Lucy W
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book because it's part mystery and part sad .This book is for any age.

Summary/ content

A girl called violet moved to a place called perfect with her mum and dad . Her dad kept going missing for his secret job.Violet went missing with a ghost called boy. A few days later of investigating how to get back to perfect and to make every one not blind again. So the watchers which were guarding no man's land They found a wall and the guards were on the perfect side if the wall and the no man landers were on the no man lands side. Did they find their families and get to perfect



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The Borrowers
Author: Mary Norton
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by May C
Rating: 4 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this book to 9-10 year olds because its quite a challenging book to read but if you like adventure stories you would like this one.

Summary/ content

The Borrowers are a little family who live under the floor and sneek round a house .One day a boy who lived in the house found them and made friends with them.They moved house and a horrible man lived in the old house.The man tried multiple times to get red of them but it wasn't working ,and soon they had pay back on him.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: Dog man lord of the fleas
Author: Dav Pilkey
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Fraser T
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I recommend this book to my mum because its easy to read.

Summary/ content

There was a evil cat named Petey and Dog Man ends up in a lot of trouble. The bad guys escaped dog man the story is about a cat called Lil Petey that was a clone of the evil Petey, who escaped prison they battle the fleas/Piggy, Bub and Crunky with a big dinosaur robot.



North Leigh C of E Primary School
Book title: The Demon Headmaster
Author: Gillian Cross
Fiction or non-fiction: Fiction
Reviewed by Fern J
Rating: 5 stars

Recommendation:
I would recommend this mysterious book to children ages around 9 or 10 years old.

Summary/ content

This is a fantastic book that when you start to read it, it is hard to put down.
The story is about a cruel, evil Headmaster who has the gift to hypnotise people. However, he uses it in ways he shouldn't.


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