Title:Ben the dragon born
Author: Dianne Astle
About the book: Ben can’t swim no big deal right? He will just stay away from water. But his principal calls him in one day about not being able to swim. If he fails the coming test he will be able to quit the swimming lessons if he passes he has to learn to swim. No big deal, he’ll do it wrong on purpose. But it doesn’t work that way you see he is tested for magical powers and after two of them show up he sent out a door… and falls into an ocean thankfully he has a duffel bag that is keeping him afloat but that wont work forever. Soon a lady and two whales show up and take him under the ocean where he sees that she is a mermaid. Wow right? Soon they learn the true intentions of his quest and its huge will he survive? Read to find out.
My review: I loved this book and when my sister started reading her first chapter book it was this one, I figured she’d love it she never finished it though it was to big for her. I think. I give it five stars. Fantasy lovers everywhere read this book.
TITLE: MEREDITH AND THE MAGIC LIBRARY
ILLUSTRATOR: Raven Quinn
ABOUT THE BOOK: Meredith and her three friends: Sir Copperpot the robot , Uncle Glitch the robot and Peter Butterpig the Butterpig (a butterfly pig), are homeless orphans living in a box on the street searching for magic dust for Meredith. There’s a magic library nearby but it’s been closed for years and nobody knows why. Then one day two girls fix the memory banks of the two robots and they remember all that they forgot and the library has a sign on it that points out that the library is in need of librarians and will open soon. All they have to do is find one of four magic books, read it and become a librarian. Will the four orphans find them? Read to find out!
MY REVIEW: My favorite character was Peter Butterpig because, hey, who wouldn’t want to meet a Butterpig! Right??!! It sounds so fun! I liked that the fighting love books make title waves! Title! Ha-ha! And the book man was also really cool!
TITLE: GOOD THE GOBLIN QUEEN
Illustrator: Raven Quinn
ABOUT THE BOOK: Good is a normal girl, well, except for the fact that her parents are orangutans and her father is President of the USA, oh and we can’t forget that she’s a queen… a goblin queen! When the goblins find her she has to be their leader and stop them from getting hurt or starting a war. Will she be able to do it all? Read to find out!
MY REVIEW: I loved that Good’s parents were orangutans and that the hobgoblin pretended to be waiting for them and not at all in trouble! HA-HA!! The hobgoblin was my favorite because he wanted to be the brave hero!! If you like fantasy you will love this book just like I did!!
TITLE: PERCY JACKSON’S GREEK GODS
AUTHOR: RICK RIORDAN
ABOUT THE BOOK: warning: not for the squeamish. This book contains all you need to know about the Greek Gods! Includes the 12 Olympians and extras!!
MY REVIEW: I like that with each god you learn about their weapons, how they got their weapons, and how life began with them, and how Earth came to be. Like the young authors conference it was so fun to read it I have no way to describe it. You have to read it yourself.
TITLE: HARRY POTTER AND THE GOBLET OF FIRE
AUTHOR: J.K. ROWLING
SERIES: HARRY POTTER
ABOUT THE BOOK: Because Harry is not of age his name should not come out of the goblet of fire… But it did! Now he has to compete in the triwizard tournament! He battles dragons, meets mermaids, and last but not least does a maze which could lead to certain death. Can he make it through it all? Read to find out!
MY REVIEW: I loved the part where Neville yelled ‘I’ve killed Harry Potter!’ Because he gave Harry the gillyweed and couldn’t see Harry in the murky water. In this book Harry meets Voldemort face to face and learns how dangerous the dark lord is. This book is really action packed!
TITLE: HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN
AUTHOR: J.K. ROWLING
SERIES: HARRY POTTER
ABOUT THE BOOK: Harry Potter has just made a close escape from a trip to Azkaban, the wizard prison, and surprisingly finds Ron and Hermione in the Leaky Cauldron. After he gets his stuff for his 3rd year at Hogwarts he gets on the train to Hogwarts and meets the new defense against dark arts teacher Professor Lupin.
MY REVIEW: I loved this book because Harry actually got to know the teacher. I was on the edge of my seat when the dementors attacked. Literally! I nearly jumped out of skin!!!! The most exciting Harry Potter book yet!
TITLE: Harry Potter and The Chamber of Secrets
SERIES: Harry Potter
BOOK #: 2
ABOUT THE BOOK: A mysterious house elf named Dobby has come to warn Harry Potter about a plot to kill him. Is it really true? Read to find out!
MY REVIEW: I liked the way when Harry finds out he’s parsletounge everyone stays out of his way and the twins ( Fred and George ) are making silly jokes! And when Professor Lockheart tries to erase Harry and Ron’s mind but erases his own. This HARRY POTTER book is so exciting it won’t disappoint any Harry Potter fan.