For Young Readers

Review: Hero On A Bicycle

By: Shirley Hughes. Grade: A The title, Hero on a Bicycle, actually sounds a little strange when you hear it for the first time. But when I saw the pretty cover of the book, and read the well written and intriguing blurb, I was immediately...
  • Author: Anushka
  • February 16, 2013

Review: Oblivion

By Anthony Horowitz. Grade B. Oblivion forms part#5, the conclusion for a long going YA series called the Gatekeepers by Anthony Horowitz. Having gained wide-spread acclaim and an almost rabid fan following, Anthony took his time writing the concluding episode to this and it’s turned...
  • Author: Sachin Dev
  • December 17, 2012

Review: Chitty Chitty Bang Bang 2: Race Against Time

By Frank Cottrell Boyce.  Grade A. Everyone’s favorite flying car shifts into another dimension as the intrepid Tooting family zooms back and forth through time. When the Tootings return to Zobrowski Terrace at the end of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again, they find that...
  • Author: Riya
  • December 4, 2012

Review: Young Sherlock Holmes: Snake Bite

———————Reviewed by Vivin Vinod—————— By Andrew Lane. Grade A.  Sir Arthur Conan Doyle may have died (and may his soul rest in peace) but his creations are immortal. Sherlock Holmes – the greatest detective ever – is back yet again in print and in a different...
  • Author: Guest Reviewer
  • December 4, 2012

Review: The Great and Dangerous

By Chris Westwood. Ministry of Pandemonium #2. Grade B+ The Great and Dangerous is the sequel to Chris Westwood’s book Ministry Of Pandemonium. Just like its predecessor, Great and Dangerous is Middle Grade fiction. Although a sequel, it can be well read as a stand-alone novel. We...
  • Author: Jaasindah R Mir
  • August 2, 2012

Review: Tricks and Transformations

By Anthony Horowitz. Legends #6. Grade B+. Tricks and Transformations is the sixth and the last book in the series Legends by Anthony Horowitz. The theme of the series is  that “Legends and Myths make life interesting”. Here is an extract from the introduction of the...
  • Author: Riya
  • July 28, 2012

Review: The Elephant’s Friend and Other Tales From Ancient India

Retold and Illustrated by Marcia Williams This is a visual treat to the senses as Marcia Williams retells the stories all of us have grown up with. Step back into ancient India as Marcia Williams brings her inviting comic-book style to eight animal folktales that...
  • Author: Riya
  • July 13, 2012

Review: The Accused

By John Grisham. Theodore Boone Series #3. Grade A John Grisham needs no introduction. The master of legal thrillers, storyteller extraordinaire has come up with another excellent story in The Accused. This one’s slightly different. His Theodore Boone stories are actually targeted at the audience in...
  • Author: Guest Reviewer
  • June 13, 2012

Review: Ministry Of Pandemonium

By Chris Westwood. Grade B+ Set in London, Ministry Of Pandemonium is just the one of its kind of books that I have read and liked. Ben Harvester can see what no one else can. . . A cobbled alleyway – a place where it’s always...
  • Author: Jaasindah R Mir
  • May 29, 2012

Review: Down The Rabbit Hole

By Peter Abrahams. #1 in the Echo Falls Mysteries. Grade B+ Down The Rabit Hole made me anticipate something like Alice in Wonderland. My instincts were wrong. It actually relates to the mystery surrounding the murder of a lady, Katherine Kovac, and how Ingrid (our protag)...
  • Author: Bhairavi
  • May 23, 2012


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