Book Reviews / Age 10+

26th November 2023

Am I Made of Stardust?

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock uses her cheerful, accessible style to answers the sorts of questions that children, and many adults, ask about Space.

3rd December 2023

Ancient Myths, Legends and Superheroes

This text takes readers on a fascinating exploration of the stories that have shaped humanity's understanding of the world and its origins.

25th October 2023

Brilliant Black British History

An excellent overview of how Black people have been present in Britain throughout human history.

31st October 2023

By The Sea

A lesson in geography and history, looking at every aspect of our oceans as is possible, from holidays to trade, and mythical beings to marine life.

6th December 2023

Corpse Talk Dead Good Storytellers

4th November 2023

Do You Remember?

An incredibly beautiful picturebook that brings to life a moment in time, and moments in the time of a mother and son embarking on a new life, far from what was home.

6th August 2023

Einstein the Penguin: The Case of the Fishy Detective

This is a delightful book about the power of friendship against the odds.

3rd February 2024

Epic Adventures: Explore the World in 12 Amazing Train Journeys

A fact-filled and attractively designed globetrotting children's information book which uses different train journeys as a way of exploring every continent of the world.

5th June 2023


A compelling and well-plotted story, this book stands out for its emotional depth.

3rd February 2024

Fossil Hunter: How Mary Anning changed the science of Prehistoric life

Engagingly written, in depth biography of the 19th Century paleontologist, Mary Anning.

30th July 2023

Friends and Traitors

Set in WW2, in a stately home, it is written at such a pace, multi layered and full of fun alongside the more serious aspects.