Book reviews

Anne reviews books for children and teenagers and professional publications for The School Librarian, the journal of the School Library Association, for Armadillo Magazine, and for her blog.

Professional interest

Michael Barton, A Different Kettle of Fish: A Day in the Life of a Physics Student with Autism
Christinea Donnelly, Know it All Find it Fast for Youth Librarians and Teachers
Zanne Gaynor, Kathryn Alevizos, Joe Butler, Is That Clear: Effective Communication in a Neurodiverse World
Nancy Gedge, Inclusion for Primary School Teachers
Jenny Hulme, The School of Wellbeing
John Royce, Credit Where It’s Due: The School Library Preventing Plagiarism
Sarah Pavey, Going Digital: Developing ICT in the Primary School Library

Picture books

Jez Alborough, Albert and Little Henry
Laurence Anholt and Jim Copplestone, Two Nests
Laura Baker and Angie Rozelaar, The Colour of Happy
Samad Behrangi, The Little Black Fish
John Burgerman, Rhyme Crime
Moira Butterfield, Welcome to our World
Chris Callan and Nicky Hutchinson, Minnie and Max are OK!
Matt de la Peña, Milo Imagines the World
Helen Docherty, The Knight Who Wouldn't Fight
Helen Docherty and Mark Beech, Do You Remember?
Alan Durant, Quill Soup
Nicola Edwards, My Book of Feelings: Exploring a World of Emotions
Lezlie Evans, I'm a Feel-o-saur
Michael Foreman, Fortunately Unfortunately
Julia Groves, Rainforest
Emily Haworth-Booth, The Last Tree
Christine Kidney, The New Baby and Me!
Amyra Leόn, Freedom, We Sing
Ben Mantle, Best Birthday Present Ever
Tania McCartney and Tina Snerling, Tottie and Dot
Jessie Miller and Barbara Bakos, Rooster Wore Skinny Jeans
Ibtihaj Muhammed and S K Ali, The Proudest Blue
Emily Rand, Little Fish
Rose Robbins, Talking is Not My Thing
Fiona Roberton, Wanted: The Perfect Pet
Sarah Savage and Fox Fisher, Are You a Boy or Are You a Girl?
Ali Seidabadi, A Rainbow in My Pocket
Ali Seidabadi, Bijan and Manije
Steve Smallman, Batmouse
Liz Weir, When Dad Was Away
Melanie Williamson, Cactus Annie
Jamia Wilson Baby Young Gifted and Black

Children’s and teenage fiction

Patience Agbabi, The Infinite (The Leap Cycle)
Patience Agbabi, The Time Thief
Bernard Ashley, Ronnie’s War
Carina Axelsson, Royal Rebel
David Baddiel, Head Kid
Adam Baron, Boy Underwater
Mira Bartok, The Wonderling
Michael Gerard Bauer, Don’t Call Me Ishmael
Faye Bird, My Second Life
Malorie Blackman, Noble Conflict
Malorie Blackman, Robot Girl
John Boyne, My Brother's Name is Jessica
John Boyne, The Terrible Thing that Happened to Barnaby Brocket
Irena Brignull, The Hawkweed Prophecy
Theresa Breslin, An Illustrated Treasury of Scottish Mythical Creatures
Stephanie Burgis, The Princess Who Flew with Dragons
Peter Carnavas, The Elephant
Anne Cassidy, Heart Burn
Alastair Chisholm, Orion Lost
Steve Cole, Shoot to Kill
Donna Cooner, Skinny
Gitty Danshvari, The League of Unexceptional Children
Sophie Deen, Agent Asha: Mission Shark Bytes
Deborah Ellis, My Name is Parvana
Nizrana Farook, The Boy Who Met A Whale
Charlie Fletcher, Far Rockaway
Adam Frost, A Brush with Danger
Lindsay Galvin, Darwin's Dragons
Nick Garlick, Aunt Severe and the Toy Thieves
Sally Gardner, Mr Tiger, Betsy and the Blue Moon
Sally Gardner, Operation Bunny
Alan Gibbons, Raining Fire
John Green, The Fault in Our Stars
Julia Green, Seal Island
Shannon Hale, Forest Born
Chris Hill, Lucky
Kathy Hoopman and Mike Medaglia, Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure
Donald Hounam, Gifted
Julia Jarman and Kate Pankhurst, A Friend in Need!
J A Jarman, Inside
Guy Jones, The Ice Garden
Pete Kalu, The Silent Striker
Derek Keilty, Will Gallows and the Snake-Bellied Troll
Suzanne LaFleur, Listening for Lucca
Gill Lewis, Sky Dancer
Sarah Lowes and Miss Clara, The Snow Queen
Hugh Lupton and Daniel Morden, Theseus and the Minotaur
Jon Mayhew, The Bonehill Curse
Hilary McKay, The Time of Green Magic
John McLay, Dragon’s Dentist
Kirsty McKay, Ogres Do Disco
Bannie McPartlin, The Fearless Five
Susan Moore, Crimson Poison
Sarah Moore Fitzgerald, The Apple Tart of Hope
Michael Morpurgo, Alone on a Wide Wide Sea
Joanna Nadin, Where Do You Go, Birdy Jones?
Lauren Oliver, The Spindlers
Prentice and Weil, Black Arts
Matt Ralphs, Fire Girl
Rumi, The Lion Tattoo
Brandon Sanderson, The Rithmatist
Karen Saunders, Me, Suzy P.
Francesca Simon, The Lost Gods
Dan Smith, Boy X
Joss Stirling, Angel Dares
Joss Stirling, Stealing Phoenix
Adam Stower, King Coo
Chae Strathie, Captain Firebeard's School for Pirates
Tabitha Suzuma, Hurt
Tracy Traynor, Nicking Time
Nick Tomlinson, The Ghouls of Howlfair
Delphine de Vigan, No and Me
Holly Webb, Return to the Secret Garden
M L Welsh, Heart of Stone
Robert Paul Weston, Gobbled by Ghorks
Chris Westwood, The Great and the Dangerous
Clare Weze, The Lightning Catcher
Amy Wilson, A Girl Called Owl

Information books for children and young people

Sandra A Agard, Harriet Tubman
Judy Burris and Wayne Richards, The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs
Moira Butterfield, Welcome to our World
Catherine Chambers, The Loch Ness Monster
Deborah Chancellor, The Red Flag (British Values)
Nicola Edwards, My Book of Feelings: Exploring a World of Emotions
Liz Lennon, My Friends (Our Special World)
Tom Jackson, Amazing Transport: Journey through the History of Transport
Rosemary McCarney and Plan International, The Way to School
Hiba Noor Khan, The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai
David J Smith, If ... A Mind-Bending Way of Looking at Big Ideas and Numbers
Louise Spilbury and Mirella Mariani, It's My Body: A Book about Body Privacy
Jan Thornhill, I Found a Dead Bird: A Guide to the Cycle of Life and Death
Shalini Vallepur, Eid Al-Adha
Mame Ventura, Kunkush: The True Story of a Refugee Cat
John Wood, My Body, Your Body: Skin

Anne blogs about books for children and young people.