Kids’ Club Review by Anna: Small spaces

Small spacesSmall spaces, Katherine Arden

When Ollie saves a book from being thrown into a stream, she does not realise she is about to become part of a mysterious adventure. The book is about a farm and a girl who has two boys in love with her. when Ollie goes on a school trip to a farm, she discovers that the woman who was throwing away the book actually owns the farm and the graves of the girl and two boys are there. I really enjoyed this book as it was well written and engaging.

4 stars

Reviewed by Anna from Karori and Karori Normal School , 10 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Molly: Small spaces

Small spacesSmall spaces, Katherine Arden

This book is about an 11-year-old girl called ollie. She finds a woman who is going to throw a book in the river so she takes the book. The book is called Small Spaces which is a about a farm. On a school trip. Ollie discovers that the owner of the book owns the farm they are visiting and that the graves of the people in the book are the characters she is reading about…….This is a very enjoyable read that is gripping. I rated it 5 stars.

5 stars

Reviewed by Molly from Karori and Karori Normal School , 12 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Tiana: Small spaces

Small spacesSmall spaces, Katherine Arden

I thought this was a spooky book but I really liked it. This is one of those books that you read it but you can’t tell what’s going to happen next. I also really liked the idea of the scarecrow.

5 stars

Reviewed by Tiana from Karori and St Teresa’s School , 10 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Molly: Hermes : tales of the trickster

Hermes : tales of the tricksterHermes : tales of the trickster, George O’Connor

This book is a part of a series of comic books. This comic is about Hermes, who has been a handful since he was born in a cave because his mother was banished. Even as a little boy, Hermes is causing trouble. I am not a huge fan of comics so I did not really enjoy this book. However, children who enjoy comics may enjoy this one.

2 stars

Reviewed by Molly from Karori and Karori Normal School , 12 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Molly: The house with chicken legs

The house with chicken legsThe house with chicken legs, Sophie Anderson

Manika lives in a house that has chicken legs and it moves unexpectedly in order to gather more spirits. Manika really wants a friend, so she keeps a spirit as a friend but the spirit starts to fade away. Manika’s grandmother guides spirits into the next world and it is also her destiny too but she has other ideas. This is a fantastic story that is well written, has an unusual story line, and very engaging.

5 stars

Reviewed by Molly from Karori and Karori Normal School , 12 years old

Kids’ Club Review by Anna: The house with chicken legs

The house with chicken legsThe house with chicken legs, Sophie Anderson

This book is about a girl called Marinka. Oddly, her house has chicken legs and moves. Her grandmother (Baba Yaga) is a spirit guide. Marinka does not want to be like her grandmother but her house with chicken legs has other ideas. This is a fabulous book as it is well written and engaging. I recommend it to children 8+.

5 stars

Reviewed by Anna from Karori and Karori Normal School , 10 years old