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The Time of Green Magic
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The Time of Green Magic

Hilary McKay. Pan Macmillan. (224p) ISBN 9781529019247 I was really lucky to get a proof copy of The Time of Green Magic from Macmillan as I really loved The Skylarks’ War and was looking forward to this. When Theo and Polly met Abi’s life went through some big changes, two families blended, and she didn’t …

Jungledrop
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Jungledrop

Abi Elphinstone. Simon & Schuster. (288p) ISBN 9781471173684 I’ve got to admit that this is the first in the series that I’ve read and was a bit worried that I wouldn’t be able to follow the story and miss out on the full experience. I’m so glad to say that Jungledrop stands alone as a …

Ella on the Outside
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Ella on the Outside

Cath Howe. Nosy Crow. (240p) ISBN 9781788000338 Ella is at a new school, her best friend is far away, her father is in prison, and she is finding this difficult to deal with. Then the troubles really start, who can you trust, who is your friend? Ella on the Outside is a well-written look at …

Charlie Changes into a Chicken
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Charlie Changes into a Chicken

Sam Copeland. Penguin. (288p) ISBN 9780241346211 I was given a copy of Charlie Changes Into a Chicken by Puffin in exchange for a review, and it’s always a relief when you can give a positive review ūüėČ Charlie McGuffin is nine-years old and pretty ordinary, except for one thing. He changes into different creatures. Through …

Sisters
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Sisters

Daisy Johnson. Vintage. (192p) ISBN 9781529111057 Just having finished Fen I was delighted to see that Sisters was up for request on NetGalley. I loved Daisy Johnson’s writing style in Fen, the giver of secrets and revealer of ancient mythologies. This continues in Sisters, on the surface a story of an intense sibling relationship and …

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