Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Alan Gibbons

  • 5 stars across 93 books
    Alan Gibbons' other titles include "Charles Darwin" and "Shadow of the Minotaur," for which he won" "the Blue Peter Book Award. He has also been short-listed twice for the Carnegie Medal.
    6th April 2018

    Dream Team

    East End United are struggling to make this season work. Cairo is their best shot but as Captain he just can't seem to... More

    (12 reviews)
    Review
    1st April 2019

    Home Ground

    Sam's team are edging closer to the bottom of the league this season and team captain Jordan's bad attitude isn't help... More

    (12 reviews)
    Review
    3rd February 2022

    Super Sub

    New boy Smithy can't understand why everyone is so excited about a player on the football team called "Bengo." He's be... More

    (5 reviews)
    Review
    7th April 2016

    Keeper

    The extraordinary debut novel by Carnegie Medal-winning author Mal Peet about football, magic and self-discovery. ... More

    (2 reviews)
    Review
    9th August 2013

    Yesterday's Voices: Gladiator

    I wait deep below the arena. Soon it will be my turn to fight. I am a gladiator now. I must kill or be killed ... More

    (1 review)
    Review
    6th October 2008

    Charles Darwin: Discover the World of Darwin Through the Diary of a Ship's Boy

    This illustrated biography series combines non-fiction and fiction to introduce readers to famous historical characters.... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    5th February 2004

    The Lost Boys' Appreciation Society

    Gary was flicking beany gunge on my flawless new Ellesse top - I was yelling at him. What a pillock! Mum was dead, ... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    19th April 2001

    The Legendeer: Warriors of the Raven

    The Legendeer opens the gateway between our world and the world of the myths, between triumph and tragedy. The Gam... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    2nd February 2012

    An Act of Love

    Childhood friends Chris and Imran celebrate the Millenium as inseparable blood brothers, they are both seven years old... More

    (0 reviews)
    Review
    Image to show page is loading Show More Books

    New Book

    Most Popular Book

    Recent Reviews

    • Super Sub

      Super Sub

      by Faef

      I liked this book because it was about a boy who played football. It is a story about friendship and the boys teach each other new football moves. I l...

    • Super Sub

      Super Sub

      Packed full of fascinating facts about famous substitutes and their role in football matches.
      I liked the story because I have learned a lot about fo...

    • Super Sub

      Super Sub

      I loved everything about this book!  My favourite character was Bengo because he proved that you can overcome your fears if you really try and now I u...