Review: 5,000 AWESOME FACTS (About Everything)2 by National Geographic

Did you know that there is a CRATER on the surface of Mercury that’s big enough to hold the state of Texas? Or how about this: if you stay at the Jule’s undersea Lodge in Key Largo, Florida you will SCUBA DIVE to your room! How cool is that? I have one more for you: male pandas do a HANDSTAND while peeing to mark trees.

5,000 facts like these can be found in this National Geographic kids edition.

In total there are more than 100 chapters on 224 pages in this book where you can find out interesting facts about almost EVERYTHING. About people who took a stand, records, creepy creatures and amazing animals – the book has it all! What I also liked were the photos that illustrate the pages. It feels like they bring all the facts to life.

If you read this book and remember some of the facts it can be guaranteed that you can impress not only your parents.

How did I like the book?
l absolutely love reading this book because I love facts!

Who is this book for?
Kids 8 years and older

Rating 10/10

Review: Milo Moss Is Officially Un-Amazing by Lauren Allbright

Why would you have a paper towel tower in your livingroom? Dozens of paper planes trying desperate to get the longest throw? Or dress up as a cockroach in the middle of a stadium? Well, Milo and his parents did all of that because it was the family’s dream to get a Guinness World Record. Unfortunately every time they tried, they failed. Is there an award for the most failures? If so, Milo’s family would definitely win this one.

But just before Milo got humiliated in front of the whole school he had an idea. Why not turn all the failed projects into something good. He builds a gigantic volcano out of the materials they used for all their failed attempts. Will this be enough to finally make a noticeable record?

How did I like the book?
I liked the book because it was very funny and Milo never gave up.

Who is this book for?
This book is a book for kids 8 years and older.

Rating: 9/10

Review: Snow Treasure by Marie McSwigan

Did you know that a Norwegian gold treasure once got rescued by a bunch of kids from the Nazis during World War II? True story! We read “Snow Treasure” at school and I was very impressed how brave and smart Peter Lundstrom and his friends helped to make it happen.

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Review: The Matchstick Castle by Keir Graff

Boring, Illinois. Brian can definitely think of a better way to spend his holidays. He couldn’t stay at home as his scientist dad got stationed at the North Pole. So Brian had to go to uncle Gary’s house, because he was the only one who had the time to take care of him over the summer.

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Book recommendations for Christmas – Some of my favourite German and English books

Hi blog followers!
If you are a parent or a cousin or a godmother etc. I can imagine that you are all stressed out at the moment. But maybe I can help if you still need to get a present for your children.

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Review: Ein Fall für die schwarzen Pfoten: Der Tiger ist los! von Benedikt Weber

Chaos und Panik in Hommelsdorf. Kevin-Jerome, der Tiger aus dem Zoo ist ausgebrochen. Wieso? Weshalb? Warum? Ein neuer Fall für die schwarzen Pfoten.

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Review: The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Rauf

There used to be a free desk in the class room and then Ahmet came.
He was a very serious, shy and quiet guy but Alexa and her friends Josie, Tom and Michael made him feel welcome.

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Review: Max the Detective Cat – The Disappearing Diva by Sarah Todd Taylor

The fluffy, groomed cat Maximilian was used to live in the “most fashionable townhouse in London.” Sitting on a comfortable, red cushion and having only the best of the best food a cat can eat.

I liked the book because it is a book about friendship. Maximilian didn’t give up and although he was sad at the beginning of the story when he lost his home but he was all happy again in the end. What I didn’t like was that Countess Arlington wanted to drown Max. I found that a bit rough and not necessary.

I would recommend the book for kids 8 years and older. It has 196 pages and is not so hard to read. Rating: 8/10

Review: Die grünen Piraten – Jagd auf die Müllmafia von Andrea Possberg und Corinna Böckmann

Ich freue mich immer besonders eine neue Serie zu entdecken. Von den grünen Piraten habe ich gleich 7 Bände gelesen, weil ich die so toll finde. Den ersten möchte ich euch heute vorstellen.

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Review: Miles und Niles – Hirnzellen im Hinterhalt von Jory John und Mac Barnett

Es gibt mehr Kühe als Einwohner in Yawnee Valley. Miles war nicht happy, als seine Mutter ausgerechnet dort eine neue Arbeit fand und sie umziehen mussten…

Um was geht es?

Was mochte ich an dem Buch?
Miles war früher ziemlich gemein zu seinen Freunden. Aber er lernt dazu. Am besten mochte ich das Ende aber das will ich Euch noch nicht verraten.
Besonders gut haben mir auch die Illustrationen von Kevin Cornell gefallen.

Rating: 9/10