Book Reviews for Fluent Readers

Mad Grandad’s Robot Garden by Oisin McGann

 Lenny's mad grandad has a new robot gardener. No more weeding or cutting the grass for Grandad.  But the robot has other plans. In the dark of night, it starts a garden of its own and Lenny and Grandad wake up to a nasty surprise!

The Little Witch who can’t spell by Marie Burlington

Little Willow Witch can’t spell. Her magic spells are all mixed up.
Then she finds a wand, a powerful wizard’s wand.  “Oh No” meows Spooky her cat, as he runs for cover.   Little Witch and a powerful wizard’s wand spell only one thing and that’s … T-R-O-U-B-L-E!   And Spooky is right.

Demon from the Deep End by James Allison

 When Liam Brodie, his sister Sophie and horror-movie fan Evan are offered a free trip to Spain they jump at the chance. They’re not expecting to star in their own real-life horror story…

Running Wild by Michael Morpurgo

An epic and heart-rending jungle adventure from the bestselling author of Kaspar and Born to Run. When 10-year-old Will's father dies in the Iraq war, his mother surprises him with a trip to Indonesia. But little could she have known what awaited them both there.

6 Feet Deep by Rose Impey

How many other boys had a mother prepared to be buried alive -- just to get into the record books? Jordan suspected that only he belonged to such an odd family. And the novelty of a bit of fame and freedom had worn off long ago.