A Hive for the Honey-Bee

A Hive for the Honey-Bee by Soinbhe Lally 0

A Hive for the Honey-Bee by

Thora is a newly hatched bee. The queen has just swarmed and those that are remaining in the hive are all awaiting their new queen. They continue to work and live, but their lack...

The Stone Book Quartet by Alan Garner 2

The stone book quartet by

The stone book quartet contains four short novels : The Stone Book Granny Reardun The Aimer Gate Tom Fobble’s Day The stories tell four different stories, set in four different times in a rural...

The Magician's Nephew by C. S. Lewis. Illustration by Julek Heller 0

The Magician’s Nephew by

The Chronicles of Narnia : book one (or six, depending on whether you go by Narnian history or publication date) In the summer of 1900 Digory and Polly meet. Digory has come to London...

still from The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater video - http://www.openfilm.com/videos/the-scorpio-races-by-maggie-stiefvater 3

The Scorpio Races by

First read in August 2012, reread Oct 2014 as part of this year’s RIP reading1 . Near the village of Thisby on the island of Skarmouth lives Puck Connolly her two brothers. Her parents...

The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

The Hundred and One Dalmatians by

Life for Mr and Mrs Dearly and their dogs, Pongo and Misses, is going well. They live near Regent’s Park in London and are very comfortably well off, Mr Dearly having helped the government...

Pegasus and the new olympians by Kate O'Hearn

Pegasus and the new Olympians by

I am miles and miles and miles away from being obsessive and compulsive, yet I do have a completion-ist streak in me. That is the only excuse I offer for continuing to read this...

The ransom of Dond by Siobhan Dowd

The Ransom of Dond by

Illustrated by Pam Smy Darra lives on the island of Inniscaul is a small island off the coast of Eriu, or Ireland. And it is her fate to be sacrificed to Dond, for she...

iamanartist

I am an artist by

The narrator of this picture book is a young boy. He tells us he is an artist. Unfortunately his mother doesn’t always understand, where he sees a lonely carrot she sees an unfinished dinner,...

Monzo's DIary

Monzo’s Diary by

Monzo is a small dog, he usually recognises people by their footwear. He starts out life with “the cruel man” who docks his tale, but soon he comes to live with a new family...

After tomorrow

After tomorrow by

In the near future the economy has collapsed. Money is pretty much useless. Matt and his family have been lucky, they can grow some food and have been sensible, trading and bartering for what...

SilverFin

Silverfin by

Book 1 in the Young Bond series. James Bond has just started Eaton College. It’s a huge change, so many other people around and rules to follow. He does his best to fit in...