Tag: Children’s Fiction

The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett| Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: The Colour of Magic Book Author: Terry Pratchett Book Series: Discworld Series Number: Book #1/41 Genre: Fantasy, Sci-fi, children’s First Published: December 1983 Star Rating:  ⭐⭐⭐⭐ I had two reasons for reading The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett. The first is the Pop-sugar challenge reading prompt: A Book set on […]

Ballet Shoes | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Ballet ShoesAuthor: Noel StreatfeildSeries Name: ShoesBook No.: #1Genre: Children’s LiteraturePublished: 1936Publisher: puffinStar Rating: ★★★★  Introduction Welcome to another edition of Berg’s Book Club where you join Berg the Polar Bear and myself as I review my recent reads. This week, it is Ballet Shoes by Noel Streatfeild. Some of you may remember that I am attempting to […]

Elsewhere | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: ElsewhereAuthor: Gabrielle ZevinGenre: Children’s LiteraturePublished: September 2005Publisher:Square FishStar Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction  Elsewhere took me only a few hours to read,  and I am not the fastest reader. It is written by  Gabrielle Zevin and is aimed at children. However, I feel the book can be enjoyed by all ages. Here is […]

Fearless by Tim Lott | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: FearlessAuthor: Tim LottGenre: Children’s Lit, Dystopian, RealismPublished: June 2007Publisher:Star Rating: ★★★★★ Introduction Welcome to Berg’s Book Club! Berg is my polar bear friend who assists me in my book reviews. This week, we are reviewing Fearless by Tim Lott. Fearless by Tim Lott Book Review It’s not often I give a […]

Roald Dahl: James & the Giant Peach |Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: James and the Giant PeachAuthor: Roald DahlGenre: Children’s Fiction, FantasyPublished: 1961Star Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I was going to review The Book Thief this week and it’s still on my list but reading is slow at the moment. You know, uni and stuff.   So I have decided to review some shorter […]

Pig Heart Boy by Malorie Blackman | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Pig Heart BoyAuthor:  Malorie BlackmanGenre: Children’s Lit, RealismPublished: June 1998Publisher: Young CorgiStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I finally managed to read something! A sign that teaching has finished and my coursework are slowly coming to an end. I think Berg is pleased, he’s been complaining in my ear, begging me to read more […]

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Diablo by Fallacious Rose | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: DiabloAuthor: Fallacious RoseGenre: Children’s LitPublished: October 2017Star Rating: ★★★★ Introduction I hope you love horses just as much as my friend’s daughter because this week I am reviewing a children’s book featuring a horse. The book review of Diablo was requested by its Australian author, Fallacious Rose. It is a children’s […]

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Boys Don’t Cry by Malorie Blackman | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: Boys don’t Cry Author: Malorie BlackmanGenre: Teen & Young Adult, LGBT+, RealismPublished: March 2010Publisher:Doubleday BooksStar Rating: ★★★★★  Introduction As usual with Malorie Blackman, Boys Don’t Cry deals with issues that people face on a daily basis due to society. In this case, the story focuses on two teenager brothers, Dante […]

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Longest Whale Song by J. Wilson | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: The Longest Whale SongAuthor: Jacqueline WilsonGenre: Children’s Fiction, RealismPublished: August 2011Publisher: Doubleday Children’sStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction Hi and welcome to another Berg’s book club, where we have a polar bear as our book reviewing assistant. Today, we are reviewing The Longest Whale Song by Jacqueline Wilson. It follows the story of a […]

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Midnight by Jacqueline Wilson | Berg’s Book Club

Book Title: MidnightAuthor:  Jacqueline WilsonGenre: Children’s Literature, RealismPublished: December 2003Publisher: Doubleday UKStar Rating: ★★ Introduction For today’s Berg’s Book Club, I will be reviewing Midnight by Jacqueline Wilson. Wilson is a well-known children’s author. With over 100 books published, many of which are outstanding, it is understandable that some of her books will be […]

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