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3August 2019•The Week Junior

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andheroiccharacters.

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booksabout

grandparents

TheLotterysPlusOne
by Emma Donoghue.
Illustratedby Caroline Hadilaksono
(Pan Macmillan)
TheLotterys arefar fromatypical
family: thereare four parents, seven
kids and five pets, all living happily together in
abig old house. They’relooking forwardtoa
summer full of fun–but when their grumpy
granddadcomes to stay,all their plans get
turned upside down.

ArtichokeHearts
by SitaBrahmachari
(Pan Macmillan)
Things arechanging for 12-year-old
Mira. As her beloved Nana Josie’s
health begins to decline, she uncovers
somefamily secrets–and strikes upafriendship
with Jide,amysterious boy who is hiding a
troubled past.

TheStormKeeper’sIsland
by Catherine Doyle
(Bloomsbury)
When Fionn Boyle arrives on
ArranmoreIsland to spend the
summer with his eccentric
grandfather,magical things begin to happen. He
discovers his grandfather is Arranmore’sStorm
Keeper,whose job it is tokeep the island’smagic
safe, but when his grandfather steps down, who
will become the next StormKeeper?

Grandpa’sGreatEscape
by DavidWalliams
(HarperCollins)
Jack’sgrandpa wears his slippers to
the supermarket, serves up Spam
with custardfor dinner,and often
forgets Jack’sname. Now living in an old folks’
home run by the sinister Matron Swine,can
he taketothe skies oncemoreinaSpitfire
aeroplane to save the day?

BadNana:OlderNotWiser
by Sophy Henn
(HarperCollins)
Jeanie’sgrandmother isabad
nana. Sometimes shecanbeabit
embarrassing, but most of the time
she’sreally fun–especially when she gets Jeanie
involved in her mischievous schemes. Readers
will love this wickedly funny illustrated book,
which is the first inaseries.

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ASKTHEAUTHOR

by EllenRenn
(NosyCrow)

What is yourfavourite
thing to eatforbreakfast
in the morning?
My mother’scinnamon buns!
Storm is treated with them
when she gets served
breakfast in bed inascene
inUnderEarth.
What inspired theStorm
Witchseries?
Atrip to NewZealand and
lots offamily holidays on
islands.Igrewupinthe
middle of the US,athousand
miles from anycoast, and

EllenRenner
TheUnderEarthwriteronbrilliant
breakfastsandislandinspirations.

ThePrincessandtheGoblin
by George MacDonald

“I wouldrecommend this book
because the main characters have
greatpersonalities and the plot is
fascinating.Even though the words
arequite oldfashioned, it isaproper
fairytale that left me onacliffhanger
and made mewant tocarry on. It
makes you wonder about what is
about to happen. This isabook that
Ihighlyrecommend!”

READ ERSRECOMMEND
Name:Joanna

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If you had one superpower,
what would it be?
That’sreally hard! Flying or
time travel? Hmm.Ithink
it would have to be flying
because time travel might
makeyou lonely and
melancholic (sad).
Whichfamous person
would you liketomeet?
No longer alive: children’s
author,DianaWynne Jones.
Alive now: Ana Carrasco
Gabarrón, the 23-year-old
Spanish motorcycleracerwho

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