Genre Archive : Juv/YA

(Genres are usual for categorising stuff but apart from that they mean very little to me, so you might not agree with what I have listed where)

The Hundred and One Dalmatians
The Hundred and One Dalmatians by Dodie Smith

Life for Mr and Mrs Dearly and their dogs, Pongo and Misses, is going well. They live near Regent’s Park […]

Pegasus and the new Olympians
Pegasus and the new olympians by Kate O'Hearn

I am miles and miles and miles away from being obsessive and compulsive, yet I do have a completion-ist streak […]

The Ransom of Dond
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Illustrated by Pam Smy Darra lives on the island of Inniscaul is a small island off the coast of Eriu, […]

I am an artist
I am an artist by Marta Altes

The narrator of this picture book is a young boy. He tells us he is an artist. Unfortunately his mother […]

Monzo’s Diary
Monzo's Diary by Anne M Cashell

Monzo is a small dog, he usually recognises people by their footwear. He starts out life with “the cruel man” […]

After tomorrow
After tomorrow

In the near future the economy has collapsed. Money is pretty much useless. Matt and his family have been lucky, […]

Silverfin
SilverFin

Book 1 in the Young Bond series. James Bond has just started Eaton College. It’s a huge change, so many […]

The Scorpio Races
Scorpio Races

Near the village of Thisby on the island of Skarmouth lives Puck Connolly her two brothers. Her parents were killed […]

Alice in Wonderland & Through the looking glass
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This week’s essay for my online course is on Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland & Through the looking glass : “One […]

Railsea
Railsea by China Mieville

Before I start reviewing this, I just want you to do one thing, read the title of this book. Railsea. […]

The Killables
The Killables - Gemma Malley

Evil must be identified – Book one in the Killables trilogy In the future the only place of safety is […]

A coalition of lions
A coalition of lions

Book two in The Lion Hunters. After the loss of her family Goewin is forced to flee Britain. In the […]