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May 2013
No. 200

Rachel Campbell-Johnston,
The Child's Elephant
David Fickling Books, 2013.
reviewed by Nicolas Tucker

Na'ima B Robert,
Black Sheep
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2013.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

March 2013
No. 199

Karen Lynn Williams, illustrated by Wendy Stone,
Beatrice's Dream: Life in an African SlumThe Girl with a Brave Heart
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2013.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

Gita Wolf, illustrated by Joydeh Chitrakar,
The Enduring Ark
Tara Books, 2013.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

Rita Jahanforuz, illustrated by Vali Mintzi,
The Girl with a Brave Heart
Barefoot Books, 2013.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

Patricia McCormick,
Never Fall Down
Corgi Children's, 2013.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

January 2013
No. 198

Alain Serres, illustrated by Aurelia Fronty, translated by Sarah Ardizzone,
I Have the Right to Be a Child
Phoenix Yard Books, 2012.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

Nick Lake,
Hostage Three
Bloomsbury Children's, 2012.
reviewed by Geoff Fox

Patricia McCormick,
Never Fall Down
Corgi Children's, 2013.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

November 2012
No. 197

Bernard Ashley,
Hero Girls
Ashley Chappel Productions, 2012.
reviewed by Andrea Reece

Theresa Breslin, illustrated by Kate Leiper,
An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Folk and Fairy Tales
Floris Books, 2012.
reviewed by George Hunt

Fabio Gida, translated by Howard Curtis
In The Sea there are Crocodiles
David Fickling Books, 2012.
reviewed by Ferelith Hordon

September 2012
No. 196

Rebecca Elliott,
The Last Tiger
Lion Publishing PlcWalker, 2012.
reviewed by Jana Novotny Hunter

Kes Gray,
Leave Me Alone
Hodder Children's Books, 2012.
reviewed by Elizabeth Schlenger

Marta Altés,
My Grandpa
Macmillan Children's Books, 2012.
reviewed by Martin Salisbury

Helen Limon,
Om Shanti, Babe
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2012.
reviewed by Laura Fraine

Jill Seeney, iIllustrated by Rachel Fuller,
A Safe Place for Rufus
British Association for Adoption and Fostering, 2012.
reviewed by Elizabeth Schlenther

Elspeth Tavaci, illustrated by Paul Hess,
The Stone of Destiny: Tales from Turkey
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2012.
reviewed by Rudolf Loewenstein

Catherine MacPhail,
Under the Skin
Barrington Stokes, 2012.
reviewed by Val Randall

Frank Cottrell Boyce,
The Unforgotten Coat
Walker, 2012.
reviewed by Julia Eccleshare

July 2012 No. 195

Sarah Garland,
Azzi In Between
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2012.
reviewed by Rosemary Stones

Kerry Drewery,
A Brighter Fear
Harper Collins Children's Books, 2012.

reviewed by Clive Barnes

Marcia Williams,
The Elephant's Friend and Other Tales from Ancient India
Walker, 2012.
reviewed by Valerie Coghlan

Wendy Philips,
Fishtailing
Coteau Books, 2010.

reviewed by Clive Barnes

Harry Allen,
Ibarajo Road
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2012.

reviewed by Rosemary Stones

May 2012
No.194

Anushka Ravishankar,
Excuses, Excuses
Tara Books, 2012.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Kaltham Al- Ghanim, illustrated by May Al- Mannai, translated by Andy Smart,
Hamda and Fisaikra
Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Publishing, 2011.
reviewed by Rosemary Stones

Nicola Davies,
Rubbish Town Hero
Corgi Childrens, 2012.
reviewed by Rosemary Stones

John Jackson, illustrated by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini,
Tales for great grandchildren
JJ Books, 2011.
reviewed by Ferelith Hordon

March 2012
No.193
Sufiya Ahmed,
Secrets of the Henna Girl
Puffin, 2012.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

January 2012
No.192

Josephine Everts-Secker, illustrated by Helen Cann,
The Barefoot Book of Mother and Daughter Tales
Barefoot Books, 2011.
reviewed by Jana Novotny Hunter

Catherine Johnson,
Brave New Girl
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011.

reviewed by Melissa Hyder

Rachna Gilmore,
The Flute
Tradewind, 2011.

reviewed by Urmi Chana

Nick Lake,
In Darkness
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2011.

reviewed by Nick Tucker

Ellie Daines,
Lolly Luck
Andersen, 2011.

reviewed by Rosemary Stones

Shahrukh Husain, illustrated by Micha Archer,
The Wise Fools: Fables from the Islamic World
Barefoot Books, 2011.

reviewed by Ferelith Hordon

November 2011
No.191

Mary Hoffman, illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright,
Grace at Christmas
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011.
reviewed by Jana Novotny Hunter

Kirsti Makinen, illustrated by Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin,
The Kalevala: tales of magic and adventure
Simply Read Books, 2011.

reviewed by George Hunt

Michael Morpurgo,
Little Manfred
Harper Collins Children's Books, 2011.

reviewed by Gill Robins

Boori Monty Pryor, illustrated by Jan Ormerod Sally Grindley,
Shake a Leg
Allen & Unwin, 2011.

reviewed by Urmi Chana

Trent Reedy,
Words in the Dust
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011.

reviewed by Clive Barnes

Sarah Tate,
Heart of Resistance
Ragged Bears, 2011.

reviewed by Janet Fisher

September 2011
No.190

Alan Gibbons,
An Act of Love
Orions Childrens, 2011.
reviewed by George Hunt

Elspeth Graham, illustrated by Michael Foreman Sally Grindley,
Painting out the Stars
Walker, 2011.

reviewed by Rudolf Loewenstein

Sally Grindley,
My Name is Rose
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2011.

reviewed by Dorne Fraser

Nanette Newman, iIlustrated by Emma Chichester Clark,
What Will You Be Grandma
Brubaker, Ford & Friends, 2011.

reviewed by Gwynneth Bailey

July 2011
No.189

Chris Ashley,
Wasim and the Champ
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011.
reviewed by Dorne Fraser

Tom Avery,
Too Much Trouble
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011.
reviewed by Valerie Coghlan

Mikael Engström, translated by Susan Beard,
Thin Ice
Little Island, 2011.
reviewed by Robert Dunbar

Saraswati Nagpal, illustrated by R Mandikandan,
Sita, Daughter of the Earth
Campfire, 2011.
reviewed by George Hunt

Beverly Naidoo, illustrated by Piet Grobler,
Aesop's Fables
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2011.
reviewed by Huw Thomas

Mal Peet,
Painting Out the Stars
Walker, 2011.

reviewed by
Rudolf Loewenstein

Annabel Pitcher,
Sky Hawk
Orion Childrens, 2010.
reviewed by Nicholas Tucker

Bali Rai,
Killing Honour
Corgii Childrens, 2011.
reviewed by Geoff Fox

Siddhartha Sarma,
The Grasshopper's Run
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2011.
reviewed by Rosemary Stones

Yasutaka Tsutsui, translated by David Karashima,
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
Alma Books, 2011.
reviewed by Geoff Fox
May 2011
No.188

Miriam Halahmy,
Hidden
Meadowside Children's Books, 2011.
reviewed by Ferelith Hordon

Ali Lewis,
Everybody Jam
Andersen, 2011.
reviewed by David Bennett

Irfan Master,
A Beautiful Lie
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2011.
reviewed by Nicholas Tucker

Bali Rai,
The Gun
Barrington Stoke, 2011.
reviewed by Ruth Taylor

Gerald Rose,
The Tiger-Skin Rug
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2011.

reviewed by Rosemary Stones

Salvatore Rubbino,
A Walk in London
Walker, 2011.

reviewed by Margaret Mallett

Ruta Sepetys,
Between Shades of Gray
Puffin, 2011.
reviewed by Nicholas Tucker

March 2011
No.187

Hannah Cumming,
The Cloud
Child's Play (International) Ltd, 2010.

reviewed by Elizabeth Schlenther

Edited by Deborah Lock,
Children's Book of Music
Dorling Kindersley, 2010.
reviewed by Sue Unstead

Annabel Pitcher,
My Sister Lives on the Mantlepiece
Orion Childrens, 2010.
reviewed by Nicholas Tucker

January 2011
No.186

Atinuke, illustrated by Warwick Johnson Cadwell,
The No. 1 Car Spotter
Walker, 2010.
reviewed by Anne Faundez

Sally Pomme Clayton, illustrated by Sophie Herxheimer,
Rama and Sita: Path of Flames
Gullane Children's Books, 2010.

reviewed by George Hunt

Jude Daly,
Sivu's Six Wishes: A Taoist Tale
Frances Lincoln, 2010.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Neil Griffiths, illustrated by Peggy Collins,
Fatou, fetch the water
Red Robin Books, 2010.
reviewed by George Hunt

Karin Littlewood,
Immi
Gullane Children's Books, 2010.

reviewed by Jill Bennett

Glenda Millard, illustrated by Annie White,
Mbobo Tree
Frances Lincoln, 2010.
reviewed by Jana Novotny Hunter

Oxfam,
Our Animals
Frances Lincoln, 2010.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

Oxfam,
At School
Frances Lincoln, 2010.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

Anna Perera,
The Glass Collector
Puffin, 2010.

reviewed by David Bennett

Richard Platt, illustrated by Alexandra Higlett
Double Crossing
Walker, 2010.
reviewed by Robert Dunbar

John Yeoman, illustrated by Quentin Blake,
Quentin Blake's Magical Tales
Pavilion, 2010.
reviewed by Dorne Fraser
November 2010
No.185

Chris Ashley, illustrated by Kate Pankhurst,
Wasim One-Star
Frances Lincoln, 2007;
Wasim's Challenge
Frances Lincoln, 2010.
reviewed by Ferelith Hordon

Anthony Robinson, illustrated by June Allan,
Meltem's Journey: A Refugee Diary
Frances Lincoln, 2010.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

Jessica Souhami,
The Sticky Doll Trap
Frances Lincoln, 2010.
reviewed by George Hunt

Kenneth Steven, illustrated by Jane Ray,
Stories for a Fragile Planet
Lion Hudson, 2010.
reviewed by Rosemary Stones

September 2010
No.184

Anne Faundez, illustrated by Karin Littlewood,
The Day the Rains Fell
Tamarind Books, 2010.

reviewed by Urmi Chana

Sally Grindley,
Bitter Chocolate
Bloomsbury, 2010.

reviewed by Clive Barnes

Ashenafi Gudeta, photographs by Betelhem Abate and Atakiti Mulu,
E is for Ethiopia
Frances Lincoln, 2010;
Beverley Naidoo, photographs by Prodeepta Das
S is for South Africa
Frances Lincoln, 2010.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Mwenye Hadithi, illustrated by Adrienne Kennaway,
Bumping Buffalo
Hodder Children's Books, 2010.
reviewed by Vincent Reid

Mina Javaherbin, illustrated by A. G. Ford,
Goal!
Walker Books, 2010.

reviewed by Beverley Naidoo

July 2010
No.183

Cynthia Kadohata,
A Million Shades of Grey
Simon & Schuster, 2010.
reviewed by Janet Fisher

Dan Lyndon,
Africa and the Slave Trade
Franklin Watts, 2010.
reviewed by Sue Unstead

Ifeoma Onyefulu, illustrated by Julia Cairns,
The Girl Who Married a Ghost and other tales from Nigeria
Frances Lincoln, 2010.
reviewed by George Hunt

Philip Steele,
Campaigners
'Twentieth Century Lives', Wayland, 2009.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

May 2010
No.182

Children of Atkinson School, Dominica,
The Snake King of the Kalinago
Papillote Press, 2010.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Gillian Cross,
Where I Belong
OUP Oxford, 2010.
reviewed by Ruth Taylor

Mal Peet and Elspeth Graham, illustrated by Juan Wijngaard,
Cloud Tea Monkeys
Walker, 2010.
reviewed by George Hunt

March
2010
No.181

Retold by Elizabeth Laird, illustrated by Shirin Adl,
Pea Boy and Other Stories from Iran
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2009.
reviewed by George Hunt

Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Laura Carlin,
The Kites Are Flying!
Walker, 2009.
reviewed by George Hunt

Ifeoma Onyefulu,
Grandma Comes to Stay
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
Reviewed by Urmi Chana

Erika Pál,
Azad's Camel
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2009.
Reviewed by Urmi Chana

Anthony Robinson, illustrated by June Allan,
Hamzat's Journey: A Refugee Diary
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, 2009.
Reviewed by Clive Barnes

January
2010
No.180

Randa Abdel-Fattah,
Where the Streets Had a Name
Marion Lloyd Books, 2009.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

Complied by Amnesty International,
Free? Stories Celebrating Human Rights
Walker Books, 2009.
reviewed by Caroline Heaton

Deborah Ellis,
Beyond the Barricade
Oxford University Press, 2009;
Jane Mitchell,
Chalkline
Walker Books, 2009.
reviewed by George Hunt

Otto James,
AIDS
Clive Gifford,
Child Labour
Geoff Barker,
Hunger
Clive Gifford,
Poverty
Cath Senker,
Violence
Geoff Barker,
War
(Voices Series)
Evans Brothers, 2009.
reviewed by Sue Unstead, January 2010, No. 180

Michael Morpurgo,
Running Wild
HarperCollins Children's Books, 2009.

reviewed by Rebecca Butler

Sybella Wilkes,
Out of Iraq: Refugees' Stories in Words, Paintings and Music
Evans Brothers. 2009.
reviewed by Sue Unstead

November
2009
No.179

Zetta Elliott, illustrated by Shadra Strickland,
Bird
Lee & Low, 2009.
reviewed by Elizabeth Schlenther

Tony Mitton, illustrated by Peter Bailey,
The Storyteller's Secrets
David Fickling Books. 2009.
reviewed by Valerie Coghlan

Anna McQuinn, illustrated by Ben Frey, photographs by Irvin Cheung,
My Friend Amy
Alanna Books, 2009.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Retold by Elena Pasquali, illustrated by Nicola Smee,
Two-Minute Animal Stories
Lion, 2009.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Na'ima B Robert, illustrated by Shirin Adl,
Ramadan Moon
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
reviewed by Khalida Alvi

September
2009
No.178

Maria de Fatima Campos,
Victoria Goes to Brazil
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
reviewed by Elizabeth Schlenther

Narinder Dhami,
Bang, Bang, You're Dead!
Corgi, 2009.
reviewed by Nick Tucker

Reg Grant,
Slavery: real people and their stories of enslavement
Dorling Kindersley, 2009.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

Satoshi Kitamura,
Millie's Marvellous Hat
Andersen, 2009.
reviewed by Jill Bennett

Retold by Elizabeth Laird, illustrated by Shelley Fowles,
The Ogress and the Snake and other stories from Somalia
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
reviewed by Susan Goodsall

Patrice Lawrence, illustrated by Adam Larkum,
Granny Tin Ting;
Andrew Fusek-Peters, illustrated by Teresa Murfin,
Ever Clever Eva
;
Pratima Mitchell, illustrated by David Dean,
Bamba Beach
A & C Black 'White Wolves', 2009.
reviewed by Rudolf Loewenstein

Margaret Mahy,
Heriot
Faber, 2009.
reviewed by Jake Hope

Urmi Rahman, photographs by Prodeepta Das,
B is for Bangladesh
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Bali Rai,
City of Ghosts
Doubleday, 2009.
reviewed by Peter Hollindale

Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Jillian Tamaki,
Skim
Walker, 2009.
reviewed by Jake Hope

July
2009
No.177

Geoff Barker,
Iraq
(Changing World Series)
Franklin Watts, 2008.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

Sean Connolly,
Greenpeace
Franklin Watts, 2008.
reviewed by Ted Percy

Christiane Dorion,
Are We Running Out of Energy?
Franklin Watts, 2008.
reviewed by Felix Pirani

Rolf Harris,
Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport
Scholastic, 2008.
reviewed by Jill Bennett

Anthony Robinson and Annmarie Young, illustrated by June Allan,
Mohammed's Journey: A Refugee Diary
Frances Lincoln, 2009.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

Various illustrators,
Tales from Around the World
Zero to Ten, 2008.
reviewed by George Hunt

March
2009
No.175

Katie Dicker and Zohal Azizi,
I Belong to the Muslim Faith
Wayland, 2008.
reviewed by Khalida Alvi

Janna Eliot,
Spokes: Stories from the Romani World
Five Leaves , 2008.
reviewed by Robert Dunbar

Joe Layburn, illustrated by John Williams,
Ghostscape
Frances Lincoln, 2008.
reviewed by Susan Goodsall

Michelle Lord, illustrated by Shino Arihara,
A Song for Cambodia
Lee & Low Books, 2008.
reviewed by Sue Unstead

Anna McQuinn (story and photography), illustrated by Ben Frey,
My Friend Jamal
Alanna Books, 2008.
reviewed by Khalida Alvi

Verna Wilkins,
Benjamin Zephaniah (illustrated by Gillian Hunt)
Malorie Blackman (illustrated by Virginia Gray)
Tamarind 'Black Stars' , 2008.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

January 2009
No.174

Yann Arthus-Bertrand, text by Isabelle Delannoy, illustrated by David Giraudon,
Our Living Earth
Thames and Hudson.
reviewed by Ted Percy

Kazuno Kahara,
The Haunted House
Macmillan.
reviewed by Rosemary Stones

Michaela Morgan, illustrated by Erika Pál,
Night Flight
Frances Lincoln.
reviewed by Valerie Coghlan

Ann Rinaldi ,
Hang A Thousand Trees with Ribbons: The Story of Phyllis Wheatley

Walker.
reviewed by Janet Fisher

November
2008
No.173

John Agard, illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura,
The Young Inferno
France Lincoln, 2008.
reviewed by Helen Taylor

Yin Chang Compestine,
Revolution is Not a Dinner Party
Walker, 2008.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

Beatrice Hollyer,
Our World of Water
Frances Lincoln, in association with Oxfam, 2008.
reviewed by Ted Percy

Joëlle Joliver,
The Colossal Book of Costumes
Thames & Hudson, 2008.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

David Self,
The Lion Encyclopedia of World Religions
Lion, 2008.
reviewed by Sue Unstead

September
2008
No.172

Chris Bradford,
Young Samurai: The Way of the Warrior
Puffin.
reviewed by Anne Faundez

Fiona French,
The Smallest Samurai
Frances Lincoln.
reviewed by George Hunt

Anita Ganeri and Andrea Mills,
Atlas of Exploration
Dorling Kindersley.
reviewed by Sue Unstead

Gillian McClure,
The Land of the Dragon King and other Korean stories
Frances Lincoln.
reviewed by George Hunt

Jackie Morris,
The Snow Leopard
Frances Lincoln.
reviewed by George Hunt

July
2008
No.171

Jack Foreman, illustrated by Michael Foreman,
Say Hello
Walker, 2008
reviewed by Elizabeth Schlenther

Pauline Francis,
A World Away
Usborne, 2008
reviewed by Vincent Reid

Anthony Robinson and Annemarie Young, illustrated by June Allan,
Gervelie's Journey
Frances Lincoln, 2008
reviewed by Sue Unstead

Nathan Kumar Scott, illustrated by Radhashyam Raut,
The Sacred Banana Leaf
Tara Publishing, 2008
reviewed by Khalida Alvi

Sean Taylor, illustrated by Fernando Vilela,
The Great Snake: Stories from the Amazon
Frances Lincoln, 2008
reviewed by Ted Percy

May
2008
No.170

Sherman Alexie,
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian
Andersen.
reviewed by David Bennett

Anushka Ravishankar, illustrated by Pulak Biswas,
Catch that Crocodile!
Tara Publishing
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Shaun Tan,
The Arrival
Hodder.
reviewed by Martin Salisbury
March
2008
No. 169

Floella Benjamin, illustrated by Margaret Chamberlain,
My Two Grannies
Frances Lincoln.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Nick Dowson, illustrated by Yu Rong,
Tracks of a Panda
Walker.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

Mary Finn,
Anila's Journey
Walker.
reviewed by Nicholas Tucker

Satoshi Kitamura,
Stone Age Boy
Walker.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

September
2007
No. 166

Randa Abdel-Fattah,
Ten Things I Hate About Me
Marion Lloyd Books.
reviewed by Lois Keith

Teresa Garlake,
Global Debt: The impact on our lives
Wayland '21st Century Debates'.
reviewed by Felix Pirani

Christine Hatt,
Slavery: From Africa to the Americas
Evans 'Documenting the Past'.
reviewed by Sue Unstead

Rudyard Kipling, illustrated by Geoffrey Patterson,
The Elephant's Child
Frances Lincoln.
reviewed by George Hunt

Tanya Landsman,
Apache
Walker.
reviewed by Peter Hollindale

Geraldine McCaughrean,
Tamburlaine's Elephants
Usborne.
reviewed by Nicholas Tucker

Jan Ormerod,
Lion Fables
Polish/English,
Mantra Lingua.
reviewed by Jill Bennett

Jessica Souhami,
King Pom and the Fox
Frances Lincoln.
reviewed by Rosemary Stones

July
2007
No.165

Al Gore, adapted for younger readers by Jane O'Connor,
An Inconvenient Truth: The Crisis of Global Warming
Bloomsbury, 2007
reviewed by Ted Percy

Shazia Razzak, photographs by Prodeepta Das,
P is for Pakistan
Frances Lincoln, 2007
reviewed by Khalida Alvi

May
2007
No. 164

Edited by Tony Bradman,
Give Me Shelter
Frances Lincoln, 2007
Reviewed by David Self

Richard Lewis ,
The Killing Sea
Simon & Schuster. 2007
reviewed by Annabel Gibb

January
2007
No.162

Linda Raczek, illustrated by Richard Hook,
Traditional Stories from Native North America
Hodder Wayland, 2006.
reviewed by George Hunt

Sungwan So,
Shanyi goes to China
Frances Lincoln, 2006.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

November
2006,
No. 161

Gillian Clements
The Picture History of Great Explorers
Frances Lincoln, 2006.
reviewed by Sue Unstead

Michael Foreman
Mia's Story: A Sketchbook of Hopes and Dreams
Walker, 2006.
reviewed by
Margaret Mallett

Joanna Skipwith,
Tiger
Silver Jungle 'Animals in Art', 2006.
reviewed by Martin Salisbury

Yokococo,
Very Interesting!
Gullane, 2006.
reviewed by Martin Salisbury

September
2006,
No. 160

Bernard Ashley,
Smokescreen
Usborne, 2006.
reviewed by Vincent Reid

Kevin Kiely,
A Horse Called El Dorado
O'Brien Press, 2006.
reviewed by George Hunt

Frederick Lipp, illustrated by Jason Gaillard,
Running Shoes
Evans, 2006.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

July
2006,
No. 159

Bali Rai,
Jugglin'
Hodder, 2006
reviewed by Clive Barnes

March
2006,
No. 157

Linda Sue Park,
A Single Shard
Oxford, 2006.
reviewed by Peter Hollindale

Fiona Macdonald,
Muslims in Britain
Franklin Watts ‘Communities in Britain’, 2006.
reviewed by Khalida Alvi

Illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura,
The Carnival of the Animals: Poems inspired by Saint-Saëns’ music
Walker, 2006.
reviewed by Helen Taylor

Laura Buller,
A Faith Like Mine
Dorling Kindersley, 2006.
reviewed by David Self

Shahrukh Husain, illustrated by Bee Willey,
Indian Myths: Stories from ancient civilisations
Evans, 2006.
reviewed by George Hunt

January
2006,
No. 156

Kevin Crossley-Holland, illustrated by Christian Birmingham,
Outsiders
Orion Books, 2005.
reviewed by Peter Hollindale

Selected by Belinda Hollyer, illustrated by Susan Hellard
She’s All That! Poems About Girls
Kingfisher, 2005.
reviewed by Helen Taylor

Ruth Nason,
Belonging
Celebrating harvest
Gifts at Christmas
The Jewish Faith
Visiting a Church
Visiting a Mosque
Visiting a Synagogue
Visiting a Gurdwara, with Kanwaljit Kaur-Singh
Visiting a Mandir, with Jean Mead
Evans Books (‘Start-up Religion’ Series), 2005.
reviewed by David Self

November
2005,
No. 155

Paul Jennings,
How Hedley Hopkins Did a Dare
Puffin, 2005.
reviewed by Nicholas Tucker

Laurie Krebs, illustrated by Helen Cann,
We’re Riding on a Caravan: An Adventure on the Silk Road
Barefoot Books, 2005.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

Na’ima Bint Robert, illustrated by Derek Brazell,
Chinese translation by Sylvia Denham,
Welcome to the World Baby
Mantra, 2005.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

September
2005,
No. 154

Retold by Enebor Attard, illustrated by Richard Holland,
Hindi translation byAwadesh Misra,
Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves
Mantra, 2005.
reviewed by Khalida Alvi

Rudyard Kipling, illustrated by Nicola Bayley,
The Jungle Book
Walker, 2005.
reviewed by George Hunt

January 2005,
No. 150

Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni,
The Conch Bearer
Chicken House.
Reviewed by Shereen Pandit

John Marsden, illustrated by Shaun Tan,
The Rabbits
Simply Read Books.
Reviewed by George Hunt

November 2004,
No. 149

Manju Gregory, illustrated by David Anstey,
Jill and the Beanstalk
Mantra.
Reviewed by Urmi Chana

Adeline Yen Mah,
Chinese Cinderella and the Secret Dragon Society
Puffin.
Reviewed by David Bennett

September 2004,
No. 148

Lian Hearn, read by Jamie Glover and Isla Blair (refers to audio book version),
Grass for his Pillow
Macmillan, abridged, 4 hrs, 2004.
Reviewed by Julia Eccleshare

Richard Lewis,
The Flame Tree
Simon & Schuster, 2004.
Reviewed by Shereen Pandit

Matt Whyman,
Boy Kills Man
Hodder, 2004.
Reviewed by Adrian Jackson

July 2004,
No. 147

Tony Bradman, Editor,
Skin Deep
Puffin, 2004.
Reviewed by Shereen Pandit

Selected by Wendy Cooling, illustrated by Sheila Moxley,
All the Colours of the Earth
Frances Lincoln, 2004.
Reviewed by Jill Bennett

Deborah Ellis,
Mud City
Oxford University Press, 2004.
Reviewed by Clive Barnes

Sonya Hartnett,
Stripes of the Sidestep Wolf
Walker, 2004.
Reviewed by Peter Hollindale

Ting-xing Ye with William Bell,
Throwaway Daughter
Faber, 2004.
Reviewed by Clive Barnes

May 2004,
No. 146
Alyssa Brugman,
Walking Naked
Faber, 2004.
reviewed by Nicholas Tucker
March 2004,
No. 145

Sedat Turhan, illustrated by Sally Hagin, Bengali translation by Dorbesh Choudhury, English/Bengali
Milet Mini Picture Dictionary
Milet, 2004.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Gita Wolf, Sirish Rao and Emanuele Scanziani,
The Legend of the Fish
Tara Publishing , 2003.
reviewed by Martin Salisbury

January 2004,
No. 144

Jamila Gavin,
The Bloodstone
Egmont, 2003.
reviewed by Shereen Pandit

September 2003,
No. 143

Rob Bowden,
The Ganges
Series A River Journey, Hodder Wayland, 2003.
reviewed by Ted Percy

Vineeta Vijayaraghavan,
Motherland
Chicken House, 2003.
reviewed by Robert Dunbar

July 2003,
No. 141

Valerie Bloom, editor,
One River Many Creeks: Poems from All Around the World
Macmillan, 2003.
reviewed by Peter Hollindale

March 2003,
No. 139

Henriette Barkow, illustrated by Roland Dry, translated by Sylvia Denham,
The Pied Piper
Mantra, 2002.
Chinese / English
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Margaret Mahy,
Alchemy
Collins Flamingo, 2002.
reviewed by Robert Dunbar

Sara Andrea Fajardo,
Enrique's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in a Peruvian City
Jim Holmes and Tom Morgan,
Huy and Vinh's Day: From Dawn to Dusk in a Vietnamese City
Frances Lincoln, 2002.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

Anita Ganeri, author and illustrator,
The Divali Story Big Book
Evans, 2002.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Riske Lemmens, English text by Kunal Dutta,
A Box Full of Monsters
Mantra, 2002.
Panjabi / English
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Heather Maisner, illustrated by Sheila Moxley,
Diary of a Princess: A Tale from Marco Polo's Travels
Frances Lincoln, 2002.
reviewed by Sue Unstead

January 2003,
No. 138

Joanna Carey,
An Interview with Jamila Gavin
Egmont, 2002.
reviewed by David Bennett

Angie Kotler, Christine Parker and Stephen Parker,
Imran Visits His Auntie
Making a Book
At School
Hide and Seek
Eid
Imran and Alia at the Wedding
Wali Khan
Irene Fernandez
Alia Goes to Pakistan
In the City
Idrees Visits His Cousin Ali
Ramadan
I Went to the Market
Weddings
On the Road
Education Bradford, 2002.
reviewed by Khalida Alvi

September 2002,
No. 136
Jason Hook,
Hiroshima
Series Days That Shook the World, Hodder Wayland, 2002.
reviewed by Ted Percy
July 2002,
No. 135
Goldie Alexander,
Transported: The Diary of Elizabeth Harvey, Australia, 1790
Scholastic Hippo, 2002.
reviewed by Clive Barnes

March 2002,
No. 133


Rachel Anderson,
The Flight of the Emu
Hodder&Stroughton Children's Books, 2001.
reviewed by Peter Hollindale

Pamela Grant,
When a Girl is Born
Oxford University Press, 1993 (paperback 2001).
reviewed by Nikki Gamble

January 2002,
No. 132

Whitney Stewart,
The 14th Dalai Lama
Lerner 'First Avenue Editions' 2001.
reviewed by George Hunt
November 2001,
No. 131

Henriette Barkow, illustrated by Derek Brazell,
That's My Mum
Mantra, 2001.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Andrey Ilyin,
Polina's Day
Frances Lincoln, 2001.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

Sungwan So,
Yikang's Day
Frances Lincoln, 2001.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett

July 2001, No. 129

Margaret Mahy,
24 Hours
Collins Flamingo, 2001.
reviewed by Robert Dunbar

Geraldine McCaughrean,
The Kite Rider

Oxford University Press, 2001.
reviewed by Peter Hollindale

May 2001, No. 128 Bali Rai,
(Un)arranged Marriage

Transworld, 2001.
reviewed by Rosemary Stones
March 2001,
No. 127

Henriette Barkow, illustrated by Lizzie Finlay,
Buri and the Marrow

Mantra, 2000.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

Aurélie Lanchais and Alain Crozon,
What Am I?

Milet, 2000.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

David Mills, illustrated by Derek Brazell,
Mei Ling’s Hiccups

Mantra, 2000.
reviewed by Urmi Chana

January 2001,
No. 126
Margaret Simpson, illustrated by Steve Kyte,
Mahabharata

Scholastic, 2000.
reviewed by Nikki Gamble
November 2000,
No. 125
Rachel Anderson,
Warlands

Oxford University Press, 2000.
reviewed by Nikki Gamble
July 2000,
No. 123
Vayu Naidu, illustrated by Rebecca Gryspeerdt,
Stories from India

Hodder Wayland, 2000.
reviewed by Khalida Alvi
May 2000,
No. 122
Rina Singh, illustrated by Debbie Lush,
Moon Tales
Bloomsbury, 1999.
reviewed by George Hunt
March 2000,
No. 121
Cherry Gilchrist, illustrated by Nilesh Mistry,
Stories from the Silk Road

Barefoot Books, 2000.
reviewed by Roy Blatchford

Adeline Yen Mah,
Chinese Cinderella
Puffin, 1999.
reviewed by Nikki Gamble

January 2000,
No. 120
Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Michael Foreman,
Kensuke’s Kingdom

Mammoth, 1999.
reviewed by Valerie Coghlan
November 1999,
No. 119
Fiona Waters, illustrated by Lisa Berkshire,
Fairy Tales from Far and Wide

Barefoot Books, 1999.
reviewed by Robert Dunbar
July 1999,
No. 117
Carol Barker,
The Tibetans: Life in Exile

Mantra, 1999.
reviewed by Anita Ganeri
May 1999, No. 116 Prodeepta Das,
Geeta’s Day: From Dawn to Dusk in an Indian Village

Frances Lincoln, 1999.
reviewed by Gwynneth Bailey

Michael Harrison and Christopher Stuart-Clark, illustrated by Paul Dainton et al.
The Oxford Treasury of World Stories

Oxford University Press, 2000.
reviewed by Valerie Coghlan

January 1999,
No. 114
Kathryn Cave,
W is for World

Frances Lincoln with Oxfam, 1999.
reviewed by Margaret Mallett
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