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‘The Thief Lord’ by Cornelia Funke

The Thief Lord, by Cornelia Funke

Age: 9+

Themes: Adventure; family; friendship; Venice

Synopsis: When 5 year old Bo and his 12 year old brother Prosper are orphaned, they run away to the magical city of Venice. They are fleeing from their aunt and uncle who are keen to adopt the angelic looking Bo but not his less adorable brother. Determined not to be separated, the two boys would rather risk a life of homelessness than for Bo to be snatched away by the glamorous but heartless Esther Hartlieb. Read the rest of this entry

‘The Other Life’ by Susanne Winnacker

 The Other Life, by Susanne Winnacker

Age: 12+

Themes: dystopia, futuristic, courage, romance.

Synopsis: Fifteen year old Sherry has been trapped in a sealed bunker with her family for three years, ever since the government released a rabies virus which spun out of control. Humans became rabid, transforming into grotesque, animal-like creatures. Wild and savage, the weepers as they were known, hunted down other humans, either eating them, or infecting them and thus turning them into weepers too. Read the rest of this entry

A new blog is born…

Welcome to Wright Reading, a newly formed blog which lists my reviews on the children’s books that I am reading.

The first reviews will appear shortly!

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