Garfield: GOOOOOAAALLL!

Garfield: GOOOOOOAAAL! By Jim Davis   This is a comic book. The hilarious, fat, food-loving Garfield delights me yet again. He’s back with hilarious phrases and frank accusations: ‘Diet is die with a t!’ Be prepared to laugh until your sides ache at this book which, thankfully, contains no actual reference to soccer apart from…

Careful What You Wish For

Careful What You Wish For By Maureen McCarthy   In this book, a girl called Ruth goes searching for her lost toy rat. But when she finds Rodney the Rat, he offers her something surprising: the chance to create her perfect life. She thinks her life can’t get any worse: her parents are embarrassing, her…

The Yellow Fairy Book

I will now post every week. Sorry about being away for so long and not posting for ages! 😀 The Yellow Fairy Book By Andrew Lang   This book is a compilation of fairytales put together in the late 1800s. The one I enjoyed most was one about three women tricking their husbands into doing…

Best books to give as gifts

I have compiled a list of the best books to give as gifts to children of all different ages. For children aged 0-4: Don’t let the pigeon stay up late! This is a hilarious book in which a pigeon makes dozens of excuses why you should let him stay up! Cornelius P. Mud, are you…

The Blue Fairy Book (a book review)

The Blue Fairy book has a delightful collection of fairy tales, many of which I haven’t read. One of my favourites is  the yellow dwarf. A queen promises her princess in marriage to an ugly dwarf, but her princess loves another. Soon the princess happens upon the dwarf to, and to save herself from being…

My new Kindle!!!

Kindles. Ahhh. Tablets designed specifically for the purpose of reading e-books. I really, REALLY wanted a Kindle for Christmas. Like, A LOT. And I got one!!!!! I was so excited. Then it gets better… my family gave $42 to spend on it. So far, I’ve read 27 books on it, all of them downloaded for…

Where are my teeth? (a poem by me)

“Where are my teef?” Grandpa shouts He really sounds absurd And it is then that my eyes make out A little blue bird. Suddenly Grandpa sees it too, “Catch that bird!” he cries. We run outside, but it’s too late The bird has flown for the skies. The pair of teeth that I remember Wedged…

Apprentice Cat (a book review)

Toby, a bright orange cat, is on a mission to find out who is illegally trading dragon willow. His mother just wants him to focus on his studies and get off probation. The headmasters want him to keep safe and stay out of it. His best friend Terence wants him to stop investigating his sponsor…

The Mirror-Woman (a piece of my writing)

“YOWL!” I jumped back, startled. Blue smoke poured out of the cauldron and ashes dropped from Master’s staff. Back arched, I retreated to the warmth of the blazing fire, hissing at the eerie mist. Master scowled at me, his long nose blackened with soot, hair glowing dimly in the half-light. He groaned, and once more…

Big Changes Coming!

I’m sooo sorry. I haven’t posted in FOREVER!! But I’m going to start up this blog again… with a few small changes.                                                                  …

The Three Toymakers

In the small village of Drussl, old Peter toymaker is working in his shop one day when he sees a small boy peeping in at the window. The boy offers to help in his shop, and so begins a long friendship between the two. Peter invites the boy, Rudi, to stay with him, and takes…

Mia the way the Cupcake Crumbles

This is an engaging read with a clear moral. Monday is a bad day for Mia: she can’t make her hair look perfect, she wakes up late, she can’t find her shoes, she’s late for the bus, she can’t score a hoop in basketball and she fails a pop quiz. When she gets home, her…