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‘If these are the books they are reading, then they should be off to a great start’ – Review by Chez L’Abeille about our Gold Early Readers

Cathy, teacher and reviewer at Chez L’Abeille, has posted another wonderful review of our latest Gold Early Readers, published in March: ‘Looking at the new additions to the Maverick Early Readers at the Gold Band level, I think Year Two teachers will find plenty to support children develop these essential building blocks towards independent reading. Each one …

‘If these are the books they are reading, then they should be off to a great start’ – Review by Chez L’Abeille about our Gold Early ReadersRead More »

‘It’s hugely exciting and packed with action that will appeal to all readers, even the most reluctant.’ – Review about Nanny Ninja by Linda’s Book Bag

Children’s Book Blogger Linda’s Book Bag has always been a wonderful supporter of our books and we are really grateful for her new review of Nanny Ninja by author Jenny Jinks and illustrator Sean Longcroft. This Early Reader is in our White Band and can be purchased here. “Nanny Ninja is a cracking story for children. It’s hugely exciting and …

‘It’s hugely exciting and packed with action that will appeal to all readers, even the most reluctant.’ – Review about Nanny Ninja by Linda’s Book BagRead More »

‘Scott is so lonely and in need of friends that I’m certain there will be children reading this story who can relate to his predicament and who will gain courage and self-worth from knowing others experience the same emotions.’ – Review of Scary Scott by Linda’s Book bag

Children’s Book Blogger Linda’s Book Bag has always been a wonderful supporter of our books and we are really grateful for her new review of Scary Scott by author Katie Dale and illustrator Irene Montano. This Early Reader is in our Gold Band and can be purchased here. “What a lovely story from Katie Dale. Scott is so …

‘Scott is so lonely and in need of friends that I’m certain there will be children reading this story who can relate to his predicament and who will gain courage and self-worth from knowing others experience the same emotions.’ – Review of Scary Scott by Linda’s Book bagRead More »

‘Such great value as they do double duty: help children to learn to read and also encourage a love of reading for pleasure’ – The Merry Bookworm reviews some new Early Readers!

The Merry Bookworm has just posted a wonderful detailed review for four of our new Early Readers: ‘Bingo and the Burblies by Steve Howson and illustrated by Gisela Bohorques: Gold Band.   This story really struck a chord with Hugo, who stopped reading at various places to ask why humans would want to hurt the burblies and …

‘Such great value as they do double duty: help children to learn to read and also encourage a love of reading for pleasure’ – The Merry Bookworm reviews some new Early Readers!Read More »

‘I love the positive role model that a female inventor gives to children’ – Review of The Oojamaflip by Linda’s Book Bag

Children’s Book Blogger Linda’s Book Bag has always been a wonderful supporter of our books and we are really grateful for her new review of The Oojamaflip by author Lou Treleaven and illustrator Julia Patton. This Early Reader is in our Turquoise Band and can be purchased here. “The Oojamaflip is another super children’s book from …

‘I love the positive role model that a female inventor gives to children’ – Review of The Oojamaflip by Linda’s Book BagRead More »

‘The character names and their hilarious capers out on the sea will have readers laughing from the first to last page’ – My Book Corner Review of Pirate Parrot & The Knit-Wits (White Band Early Reader)

Wow, this is such a wonderful review from My Book Corner about our White Band Early Reader, Pirate Parrot and the Knit-wits by Steve Howson and Daniel Limon. “What a fantastic story! The character names and their hilarious capers out on the sea will have readers laughing from the first to last page. A tale …

‘The character names and their hilarious capers out on the sea will have readers laughing from the first to last page’ – My Book Corner Review of Pirate Parrot & The Knit-Wits (White Band Early Reader)Read More »

‘A wonderful world of jelly, friendship and the courage to be yourself’ – My Book Corner Review of Jetpack Jelly (White Band Early Reader)

We are really grateful for a lovely review from My Book Corner of our White Band Early Reader – Jetpack Jelly by Alice Hemming and Emma Randall.  “The Space Place cafe is full of wibbly wobbly jelly. Spacey Stacey’s jelly is so popular she’s not sure she can deliver it all in time for her …

‘A wonderful world of jelly, friendship and the courage to be yourself’ – My Book Corner Review of Jetpack Jelly (White Band Early Reader)Read More »

‘These stories have heart and they have conflict’ – Book Murmuration review

We are really happy to get such detailed reviews from Book Murmuration about four of our Early Readers across multiple colour book bands. Mole in Goal, King Pong, Jetpack Jelly and Pirate Parrot and the Knit-wits are all favourably reviewed. “The Maverick Early Readers have been designed to fit with the Institute of Education book banding system. …

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‘Genuinely gripping and exciting stories’ – Madge Eekel review

We have received such kind words from Madge Eekel in their recent review about our Early Readers, Nanny Ninja, Scary Scott and Jetpack Jelly. “Overall, reviewing these three books confirms my previous view that the ‘Maverick Early Readers’ scheme is a truly excellent series of books that can support children learning to read in both …

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‘Very appealing and we have no hesitation in recommending’ Topmarks gives top marks to Maverick Early Readers!

Education resource site Topmarks has just posted a fantastic review for our Early Readers scheme which reaches 100 titles in May: ‘There is a fantastic range of titles available, all with really charming illustrations and stories that will appeal to both boys and girls. Each book is well made, with sturdy paperback covers and printed on high-quality paper. We …

‘Very appealing and we have no hesitation in recommending’ Topmarks gives top marks to Maverick Early Readers!Read More »