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"Bought it for ever kid we know!…"
I bought one copy of this and my daughter loved it so much we have bought it for every child for every occasion where a gift was required! It's made a lot of kids very happy and my shopping list very easy! Hope the author brings out more books before I have to start actually thinking about what to buy again! Brilliant!Read moreLess
"A kids book that adults will thoroughly enjoy.…"
I read this with my daughter over a period of two weeks. If you like 'The Goonies', 'Doctor Who', 'Blackadder', 'The Princess Bride', 'Harry Potter' and 'Buffy' then you'll love The Turnarounders. We had a great time picking out in-jokes from all of these and more.
The Turnarounders is an action packed fantasy adventure story with some great characters – we really liked feisty Valen and wise-cracking Alfie. There are some very spooky moments in the book, though these are offset by moments of humour that had us both laughing out loud.
I don't want to give too much away about the plot because there are some real twists and surprises but the story revolves round five children who go back in time to a little fishing village at the start of the second world war. Once there they have to deal with adapting to life as evacuees, dealing with ghosts, school bullies and Nazi spies. They also have to save the world!!!!!!
As a teacher and a parent of two difficult to please girls, aged 10 and 13, I thoroughly recommend this book.Read moreLess