Brilliant books for teenagers – One and The Best Medicine
Aug25

Brilliant books for teenagers – One and The Best Medicine

I read a lot of kids’ books for work. Some are good, some are pretty dreadful and some are, in my opinion, very special. One by Sarah Crossan and The Best Medicine by Christine Hamill are two books for teenagers that fall into the ‘very special’ category. One by Sarah Crossan One is a beautiful book that left me in absolute bits. It tells the story of Grace and Tippi, 16-year-old conjoined twins. Narrated by Grace,...

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Books for Young Adults – Seeking Eden and The Bubble Wrap Boy
Sep30

Books for Young Adults – Seeking Eden and The Bubble Wrap Boy

One of my regular freelance jobs involves me reading children’s books, for kids of all ages from pre-school to teenagers. Some of the books I read are pretty bad. Some are amazing! Here’s a review of a couple of brilliant books for young adults I’ve read recently. Seeking Eden by Ann Turnbull I tend to judge a book by its cover, so I didn’t have very high hopes for this one – which just depicts the face...

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More great books for teens, tweens and young adults
Jul22

More great books for teens, tweens and young adults

One of the jobs I do as a freelancer, in fact the only job I do every month without fail, involves me reading children’s books. They could be very short picture books or really long young adult novels. Sometimes they’re a bit rubbish, but sometimes they’re brilliant, every bit as good as the books I would choose to read myself. They’re books I’d like my own children to read and want to recommend to...

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