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Emily’s Surprising Voyage

Sue Purkisswith illustrations by James de la Rue(Walker Books) Emily does not want to move to Australia and leave behind England and her beloved grandmother. So it is reluctantly that she comes aboard the famous SS Great Britain, which is docked in Liverpool, ready for the long journey to half-way round the world. But her assumptions …

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Artichoke Hearts

Sita Brahmachari(Macmillan Children’s Books) Mira Levenson has just turned twelve and feels like her life has been tipped upside down. It already felt quite chaotic, with her lively, loud and nosy family and her outspoken larger-than-life grandmother. Sometimes Mira just feels that she could do with a little more privacy of thoughts and actions. But …

British Books Challenge

British Books Challenge 2011

I don’t usually do challenges because I don’t like to feel constrained in my reading and let’s be honest, I rarely follow them through! However, this new challenge from Becky from The Bookette, fellow school librarian extraordinaire, sounded far too good to pass. And I know I can do this because I already read a lot of …