Arlo Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo

More laughs and adventures for Arlo and class 4X coming in March!

Come, come the children of 5P, Bring your little minds to me, The door is open; step right in, A new adventure will begin. Arlo, Daisy-May, Nathan and the rest of class 4X (now 5P) are back with a completely new teacher: Miss Pythia, with her strange prophetic visions and mysterious box. They are selected to perform A Play in a Day … and of course they choose Pandora’s Box!… Read More »More laughs and adventures for Arlo and class 4X coming in March!

Maverick authors vote on Book of the Year 2018!

Voting has commenced! Maverick authors are busy voting on the 2018 Maverick Book of the Year from a shortlist chosen by the Maverick office staff: AdoraBULL by Alison Donald with illustrations by Alex Willmore Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo by Alice Hemming with illustrations by Kathryn Durst Froggy Day by Heather Pindar with illustrations by Barbara Bakos The Wondrous Dinosaurium by John Condon with illustrations by Steve Brown… Read More »Maverick authors vote on Book of the Year 2018!

Story Island Reviews super review of Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo!

A year 4 pupil from ETHELBERT ROAD PRIMARY SCHOOL wrote this fantastic review of the junior fiction 2018 Summer Reading Challenge story Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo by Alice Hemming, and illustrated by Kathryn Durst on the Story Island Reviews site: ‘One of the most heart-pounding moments in the book was at the rock pool as big as a swimming-pool. Ronnie was streaking on the rocks wearing pants that said Friday on them, even… Read More »Story Island Reviews super review of Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo!

‘Lots of fun’ Red Reading Hub enjoys Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo!

Jill at Red Reading Hub recently enjoyed our Summer Reading Challenge 2018 junior fiction title Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo by Alice Hemming with illustrations by Kathryn Durst: ‘Is the outing a success and do they arrive back at school with all seventeen children plus teacher safe and sound? And, are they allowed to go to that eagerly anticipated end-of-year party? You’ll have to get hold of a… Read More »‘Lots of fun’ Red Reading Hub enjoys Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo!

‘Eventful story that is brought to life with plenty of lively illustrations’ The Letterpress Project reviews Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo!

Karen at The Letterpress Project recently posted a cracking review for Summer Reading Challenge 2018 title Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo by Alice Hemming with illustrations by Kathryn Durst: Apart from liking Arlo and the other interesting characters, I really enjoyed this eventful story that is brought to life with plenty of lively illustrations. It is packed with interesting information about dinosaurs and also provides opportunities for talking… Read More »‘Eventful story that is brought to life with plenty of lively illustrations’ The Letterpress Project reviews Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo!

‘I was impressed by how suited this was to younger middle-grade readers’ Book Murmuration reviews our new junior fiction!

Louise at Book Murmuration has just posted two lovely reviews for our new junior fiction titles: Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo by Alice Hemming with illustrations by Kathryn Durst: ‘A lovely chapter book which reminded me of Mr Majeika. A class of children comes together under the leadership of a less-than-normal teacher. This will be popular with children who dream of having an adventure instead of an ordinary school… Read More »‘I was impressed by how suited this was to younger middle-grade readers’ Book Murmuration reviews our new junior fiction!

‘A hilarious adventure with plenty of twists and turns’ Armadillo Magazine reviews Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo!

Armadillo Magazine has posted a great review for Summer Reading Challenge 2018 book Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo by Alice Hemming, illustrated by Kathryn Durst: ‘[The book] finds the completely unruly, disobedient and unteachable 4X in need of a teacher who can teach them, welcome Mrs Ogg and the adventure of a lifetime!  A trip to the zoo can’t possibly be the answer can it?  Well when it is… Read More »‘A hilarious adventure with plenty of twists and turns’ Armadillo Magazine reviews Arlo, Mrs Ogg and the Dinosaur Zoo!

‘Super-original and humorous’ Books for Topics reviews our three new junior fiction titles!

Books for Topics just posted some cracking reviews for our three new junior fiction titles: Homework on Pluto by Lou Treleaven: ‘A fun chapter book on the theme of space, that suitably fills the chasm between this topic’s many great picture books and those middle grade novels pitched at older readers.  Readers will delight in the way in which the story unfolds with skilful humour and creativity, as the imagined… Read More »‘Super-original and humorous’ Books for Topics reviews our three new junior fiction titles!