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‘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 »

‘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 »

‘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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