Tuesday, March 17, 2009

The Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney Reviewed by Caleb Flockton

Caleb's review is part of the 50 Book Challenge. He is in Year 9.

The Diary of a wimpy kid
What is it about? A boy called Greg Heffley and how he handles school and all the other problems he and Rowley have to face.

What did I like most about it?
When teenagers made Rowley eat the cheese at school

What didn't I like?
There wasn't a bit I didn't like

(The Wimpy Kid is doing very brisk business at King's, the first two books in the series are always issued at the moment. If you want more there is a website to look at http://www.wimpykid.com/ where there are competitions and lots of other stuff.)

Specials by Scott Westerfield reviewed by Mitch Duder

Reviewed by Mitch (Year 11) as part of the 50 Book Challenge.

Mitch is reviewing the third book in the Tally Youngblood series. The first two books are called Uglies and Pretties, these books are very very popular here at King's at the moment.

What is Specials about?
It is about a girl called Tally who gets turned into a special by her friend Shay. She is in a clique called the Clutter who are trying to find where the New Smoke is. (To understand all this you probably need to read the series)

What did I like most about it?
That Tally has super strength and agility.

What didn't I like?

If you want more on Uglies and the series check out the Wikipedia site:
Scott Westerfield has millions of teenage fans the world over and we are all waiting for his new books.


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