Three Barrington Stoke Little Gems quizzed

By Ruth Atkinson

Barrington Stoke’s Little Gems series introduce young readers to well-known authors with short dyslexia-friendly books. Authors include Eoin Colfer, writer of the bestselling Artemis Fowl series, and Julia Donaldson, who has written many picture books and early readers. Three Little Gems have just been quizzed for Accelerated Reader.

Book covers for Mary's Hair, Mr Birdsnest and the House Next Door, and Stars of Mine

Mary’s Hair by Eoin Colfer. Mary does not like her hair, so she decides to give herself a cut. But what will Mammy say?

Mary’s Hair | Barrington Stoke | 978-1-78112-226-6 | LY | BL 3.1 | Quiz #224234

Mr Birdsnest and the House Next Door by Julia Donaldson. When Mr Birdsnest moves in next door, two children think he’s up to no good. But he turns out to be a very nice man.

Mr Birdsnest and the House Next Door | Barrington Stoke | 978-1-78112-005-7 | LY | BL 3.6 | Quiz #223909

Stars of Mine by Kevin Crossley-Holland. A girl marries a king but has to complete an impossible task to keep her head.

Stars of Mine | Barrington Stoke | 978-1-78112-192-4 | LY | BL 3.4 | Quiz #224239


Posted on 29 August 2013 at 10:20 am
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