Tag Archives: children’s fiction

REVIEW: The Marlows and the Traitor – Antonia Forest

(Girls Gone By Publishers 2003, originally published Faber & Faber, 1953) Antonia Forest published her first book, Autumn Term, in 1948, and her last, Run Away Home, in 1982, but she was not a prolific writer, and, during and after … Continue reading

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The Best of Jennings – Anthony Buckeridge

(Sevenoaks 2010) Jennings Goes To School (1950) / Jennings Follows A Clue (1951) / Jennings’ Little Hut (1951) / Jennings and Darbishire (1952) The Jennings stories originally came to life in 1948 as a series of radio plays on Children’s … Continue reading

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Percy Jackson books – Rick Riordan

(Puffin e-books 2005-2009) Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief / Percy Jackson and the Sea of Monsters / Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse / Percy Jackson and the Battle of the Labyrinth / Percy Jackson and the Last Olympian … Continue reading

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