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A Month of: Children’s Fiction – My Best Reads: Treasure Island

Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson Seen as the month is almost over, I’m including a true ‘classic’ novel aimed at children but enjoyed by both children and adults alike through many different generations. This classic swashbuckling tale has all the adventure, peril and excitement that children would want out of a story. With pirates […]

A Month of: Children’s Fiction – The Sheep-Pig

The Sheep-Pig The Sheep-Pig by Dick King Smith is a sweet story about a pig who becomes a sheep-pig which unknowingly for him saves his bacon (literally). The story is well known and has been brought to the big screen in the film entitled Babe: The Sheep-Pig. The story is lovely as is the message, […]

A Month of: Children’s Fiction – My Best Reads – War Horse

War Horse by Michael Morpurgo A very good, well written story, but incredibly sad. The strong emotional story line makes it a read for older children, rather than younger readers because of the subject matter alone. The story is well written and easy to follow for children, and is told wonderfully through the point of […]