Tag Archives: Harper Collins Children’s Books

Love Monster by Rachel Bright

One of my all-time favourites – I can’t say how much I love this one! Publisher: Harper Collins Childrens Books ISBN: 9780007445462 Published: 5/1/2012 One of the most charming books I’ve read in a while! We follow a small hairy monster, the only monster in fact in Cutesville, who sets out to find his perfect match.  He looks here, there,

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A Brighter Fear by Kerry Drewery

I chose this one purely because it surprised me as a reader. It’s so unlike anything I’d usually read but I still came away thinking ‘woah’. Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s Books ISBN: 9780007446575 Published: 7/6/2012 Lina lives in Iraq. Her mother was taken away by the secret police. Her father is forced into political support for a leader that his

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A Dog Called Homeless by Sarah Lean

Not the sort of book that usually appeals to me, but if I ever get approached by school teachers or parents looking for a make-you-think read I always mention this one. Just brilliant, plus her website includes some rather nifty teaching resource packs. On with the review! Publisher: Harper Collins Children’s Books ISBN: 9780007455034 Published: 26/4/2012 Front cover: Rob van

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