Author: Sean Fay Wolfe
Reviewed by: Alex Callaghan
Date: March 2016
This is based on Minecraft, with a twist. A long time ago Elementa was a good sever and all was well until the economy subsided and the city was split. Now two new players can change it all.
Stan is a brave and thought full leader
Charlie is smart but also a good friend
Kat is fierce and power full girl
Dz is skilled and always ready to go
Sean was sixteen when he wrote his first book and there are more to come!
For 8-12 year olds, but most age groups will enjoy this adventure story.
“Darkmouth” by Shane Hegarty, HarperCollins, 2015
A magical mythical book about legendary beasts attacking a defenceless village with people desiccating the beasts with an evil mastermind controlling a huge fleet of beasts two worlds
each fighting for freedom and peace
I would recommend this book for people who are interested in magical beasts and awesome guns
on a scale of ten i would rate this 8 out of 10. for most people its a nerve racking book the approximate age is 8 to 12 .
By Hugh Laracy McCrystal, 9 years
(Thanks Anna for giving me this book to review)
We carry Barrington Stoke books for reluctant or dyslexic readers. These books are commissioned, edited and designed to break down the barriers from dyslexia and visual stress to simple reluctance.
The books range from picture books to younger readers to chapter books:
Barrington Stoke books are edited and designed to minimise some of the obstacles that can stop struggling, reluctant or dyslexic readers really getting hooked by a book. The books don’t patronise and since they’re by the best authors in the business there’s no stigma attached to being seen reading them.
Barrington Stoke uses the following to make the books accessible:
- Short word lengths so readers can enjoy the achievement of finishing a book
- Lots of chapter breaks so readers can take a rest
- Special edit processes, with trialling by children of the correct reading age
- Cream paper which minimises glare
- Our own dyslexia-friendly font
- Special line, character and paragraph spacing
- Lots of illustration in lower reading-age titles to help with understanding.
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