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Clitheroe Library's Lancashire Reading Trail Books added 2nd February

These are the amazing book reviews that have been written by the children taking part in the Lancashire Reading Trail at Clitheroe Library. 'The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go!' -Dr Seuss. Well done to everyone! Parents can also follow @lancspublib and share on Twitter or follow Lancashire libraries on Facebook.

  1. Five run away together

    Five run away together

    Blyton, Enid.
    Published : Hodder Children's London 2012 ISBN : 9781444908671 1444908677
    1. 5/5 I like this book because the five think they are on a trail of smugglers but they find the sticks- Mrs stick, Mr stick and Edgar. Mrs Stick is the new cook but all of the sticks go away in no time (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire reading trail).
  2. Cinderella

    Cinderella

    Cassidy, Anne McCafferty, Jan,
    Published : Franklin Watts London 2014 ISBN : 1445129930 9781445129938
    2. 4/5 Best Bit- when the princess got married
    Worst bit- when she had to mop the floor
    Favourite character- Cinderella
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire reading trail)
  3. Katsuma and the art thief

    Katsuma and the art thief

    Randall, Ronne, Brylewska, Fran, Brylewska, David,
    Published : Ladybird Books London 2013 ISBN : 9780723273974 0723273979
    3. 2/5 Best bit- when Cosba came to see the painting
    Worst bit- when the art thief come to take the picture
    Favourite character- Katsuma
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire reading trail)
  4. The three little pigs

    The three little pigs

    Walter, Anne. Postgate, Daniel.
    Published : Franklin Watts London 2008 ISBN : 0749679050 9780749679057
    4. 5/5- Best bit- when the wolf fell into the pot
    Worst bit- when the wolf blew the house down
    Favourite character- the third pig
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire reading trail)
  5. Puss in boots

    Puss in boots

    Cassidy, Anne Fereday, Roger,
    Published : Franklin Watts London 2016 ISBN : 144514669X 9781445146690
    5. 5/5 Best bit- when the ogres turned into a mouse
    Worst bit- when the miller's son was sad
    Favourite character- Russ
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  6. The hare and the tortoise

    The hare and the tortoise

    Walter, Jackie, Aesop, Rowland, Andrew
    Published : Franklin Watts London 2016 ISBN : 144514462X 9781445144627
    6. 3/5 Best bit- when the tortoise won the race
    Worst bit- when the hare was asleep
    Favourite character- Hare
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  7. The fairy treasure hunt

    The fairy treasure hunt

    Meadows, Daisy,
    Published : Orchard [London] 2016 ISBN : 9781408339664 1408339668
    7. 5/5 Best bit- when they had passed their test
    Worst bit- I enjoyed all the book
    Favourite character- Sophie
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  8. A squash and a squeeze

    A squash and a squeeze

    Donaldson, Julia, Scheffler, Axel,
    Published : Macmillan Children's Books London 2014 ISBN : 1447236947 9781447236948
    8. 4/5 Best bit- when she got all the animals out and her house was big
    Worst bit- when she didn't have any room to spare
    Favourite character- the wise old man
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  9. My dad

    My dad

    Browne, Anthony
    Published : Picture Corgi London 2010 ISBN : 0552560065 9780552560061
    9. 5/5- Best bit- when he jumped over the moon
    Worst bit- I liked it all
    Favourite character- Dad
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  10. Katie Morag and the riddles

    Katie Morag and the riddles

    Hedderwick, Mairi.
    Published : Red Fox London 2010 ISBN : 1849410925 9781849410922
    10. 3/5 Best bit- when she pretended that her tummy was hurting
    Worst bit- when she broke her mum's necklace
    Favourite character- Katie Morag
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  11. The pirates of Scurvy Sands: starring the Jolley-Rogers

    The pirates of Scurvy Sands: starring the Jolley-Rogers

    Duddle, Jonny,
    Published : Templar Books London 2018 ISBN : 178370408X 9781783704088
    11. 1/5 Best bit- None
    Worst bit- I didn't like it
    Favourite character- Mad Jack
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading trail)
  12. Katie Morag and the wedding

    Katie Morag and the wedding

    Hedderwick, Mairi.
    Published : Red Fox London 2010 ISBN : 1849410933 9781849410939
    12. 2/5 Best bit- when the wedding happened
    Worst bit- when they thought that she wasn't coming
    Favourite character- Katie Morag
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  13. Kate the Royal Wedding Fairy

    Kate the Royal Wedding Fairy

    Meadows, Daisy,
    Published : Orchard London 2016 ISBN : 1408340585 9781408340585
    13. 5/5 Best bit- when they got married
    Worst bit- when Jack Frost got the crown
    Favourite character- Kate
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  14. Billy the Kid goes wild

    Billy the Kid goes wild

    Simon, Francesca. Bolam, Emily.
    Published : Orion Children's London 2011 ISBN : 9781444001976 1444001973
    14. 3/5 I liked the goats in the book (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  15. Grim, Grunt and Grizzle-Tail: a story from Chile

    Grim, Grunt and Grizzle-Tail: a story from Chile

    Parnell, Fran, Fatus, Sophie,
    Published : Barefoot Books Oxford 2013 ISBN : 9781846869099 1846869099
    15. 4/5 I liked the monsters in this book (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  16. Seaside rescue!

    Seaside rescue!

    Jones, Pip (Children's story writer), Okstad, Ella K.,
    Published : Faber & Faber London 2016 ISBN : 0571320686 9780571320684
    16. 5/5 I liked the girl and the invisible cat (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail)
  17. The monster story-teller

    The monster story-teller

    Wilson, Jacqueline. Sharratt, Nick.
    Published : Corgi Pups London 2011 ISBN : 9780552564816 0552564818
    17. 4/5 This book is quite different to the other books I have read by Jacqueline Wilson. I also liked Natalie because she is really friendly and nice to the little alien. The bit I liked most was the little jokes, like at the beginning when he put it was a flying saucer (this review was written by a child as part of the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  18. The magic finger

    The magic finger

    Dahl, Roald, Blake, Quentin,
    Published : Puffin London 2016 ISBN : 9780141369310 0141369310
    18. 4/5 I enjoyed this book because it was funny. I would have liked to know her name though. It taught the boys a lesson not to shoot birds and other animals. I would really recommend it for an 8 year old (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire reading trail).
  19. Heartsong

    Heartsong

    Crossley-Holland, Kevin, Ray, Jane
    Published : Orchard London 2016 ISBN : 1408336073 9781408336076
    19. 5/5 I enjoyed every last bit. The very start to the end. But I didn't like it when the woman spat at Laura's feet (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  20. Maybe

    Maybe

    Gleitzman, Morris,
    Published : Puffin UK 2017 ISBN : 9780141388656 014138865X
    20. 5/5 My favourite character was Anya and my favourite part was when she had a baby (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  21. Sinbad and the ogre

    Sinbad and the ogre

    Waddell, Martin. O'Kif.
    Published : Franklin Watts London 2009 ISBN : 0749685719 9780749685713
    21. 4/5 I liked all of the book except the chief ogre because he was mean and tried to eat the sailors (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  22. Mr Monkey and the magic tricks

    Mr Monkey and the magic tricks

    Chapman, Linda, Hearn, Sam,
    Published : Orion Children's Books London 2014 ISBN : 9781444009927 1444009923
    22. 5/5 I liked the monkey! (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  23. Room on the broom

    Room on the broom

    Donaldson, Julia, Scheffler, Axel,
    Published : Macmillan Children's Books London 2017 ISBN : 9781509830435 150983043X
    23. 4/5 Best bit- when the witch magicked up a broom.
    Worst bit- when the dragon came.
    Favourite character- the cat.
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  24. The snowman

    The snowman

    Morpurgo, Michael, Shaw, Robin (Robin P.), Briggs, Raymond.
    Published : Puffin London 2018 ISBN : 9780241352410 024135241X
    24. 5/5 This was a great book. It was very Christmassy (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  25. Save the library!

    Save the library!

    Dale, Katie, Baines, Nigel,
    Published : Franklin Watts London 2018 ISBN : 144516308X 9781445163086
    25. 4/5 Lots of people want to save the library! (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  26. The many worlds of Albie Bright

    The many worlds of Albie Bright

    Edge, Christopher,
    Published : Nosy Crow London 2016 ISBN : 0857636049 9780857636041
    26. 5/5 The best bit was when Albie found his mum in another parallel universe. I think the worst bit was when Albie was in another universe with Albie, his evil twin. My favourite character was Alba because she was very clever (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  27. The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    The Pied Piper of Hamelin

    Hinrichsen, Tamsin
    Published : Ladybird Books London 2013 ISBN : 9780723273219 0723273219
    27. 5/5 Best bit- when the rats went away.
    Worst bit- when the children disappeared.
    Favourite character- Pied Piper.
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  28. All about Alfie

    All about Alfie

    Hughes, Shirley
    Published : Red Fox London 2012 ISBN : 184941288X 9781849412889
    28. 2/5 I liked Flumbo, Alfie's elephant teddy (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  29. Master Money the millionaire

    Master Money the millionaire

    Ahlberg, Allan, Amstutz, AndreĢ,
    Published : Puffin London 2014 ISBN : 9780141352404 014135240X
    29. 3/5 Best bit- when the kidnappers let him go.
    Worst bit- when he got kidnapped.
    Favourite character- Master Money.
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  30. Mr Large in charge

    Mr Large in charge

    Murphy, Jill
    Published : Walker Books and Subsidiaries London 2017 ISBN : 9781406370751 1406370754
    30. 5/5 Best bit- When they had tea together, when they all climbed into bed with mummy.
    Worst bit- When mummy was ill.
    Favourite character- Baby elephant.
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  31. Sir Lance-a-Little and the three angry bears

    Sir Lance-a-Little and the three angry bears

    Impey, Rose, McEwen, Katharine,
    Published : Orchard London 2017 ISBN : 9781408325278 1408325276
    31. 5/5 The bears chased the dragon away! (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  32. Arthur the king

    Arthur the king

    Wallace, Karen. Chapman, Neil.
    Published : Franklin Watts London 2006 ISBN : 0749666951 9780749666958
    32. 5/5 He gets Excalibur back! (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  33. Summer the Holiday Fairy

    Summer the Holiday Fairy

    Meadows, Daisy,
    Published : Orchard London 2013 ISBN : 9781408327463 1408327465 9781408327456 1408327457
    33. 5/5 I read this book in Cornwall, it is my holiday read. In this story the rainbow fairies must take the Rainspell shells off Jack Frost. As usual, Kirsty and Rachel help! (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
  34. Lost and found

    Lost and found

    Jeffers, Oliver.
    Published : HarperCollins Children's London 2006 ISBN : 9780007150366 0007150369
    34. 4/5 Best bit- when the boy was telling stories and when they found each other again.
    Worst bit- when the boy and the penguin had to say goodbye to each other.
    Favourite character: the penguin.
    (this review was written by a child for the Lancashire Reading Trail).
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