Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Sally Nicholls

Author Links

Sally Nicholls

  • 5 stars across 30 books
    Sally Nicholls is the highly-acclaimed author of Ways to Live Forever which won the Waterstones Children's Book Prize and was shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award, among many others. Her most recent title An Island of Our Own was shortlisted for the Guardian Children's Book Award and the Costa Children's Award.

    Videos

    If you would like to provide a video review please sign up to our video panel.

    youtube video play button

    2nd August 2018

    A Chase In Time

    From multi-award-winning author Sally Nicholls, A Chase In Time is the first in a brilliant time-slip adventure series f... More

    (19 reviews)
    Review
    3rd October 2019

    The Button Book

    Here's a button. I wonder what happens when you press it? From a singing button to a tickle button, from a rude sound bu... More

    (16 reviews)
    Review
    1st October 2020

    Who Makes a Forest?

    Who makes a forest? A wizard, a giant, an emperor? Come on a walk with Grandpa to discover how a forest is made, and se... More

    (11 reviews)
    Review
    1st October 2020

    A Christmas in Time

    Alex and Ruby are back in their SECOND time-slip adventure, tumbling back into a Victorian Christmas! From multi-award-w... More

    (11 reviews)
    Review
    7th September 2017

    Things a Bright Girl Can Do

    Shortlisted for the Carnegie Medal 2019, National Book Award, Books Are My Bag Readers' Awards and the YA Book Prize Th... More

    (8 reviews)
    Review
    5th May 2016

    Mystery & Mayhem

    Enthralling children's fiction for everyone who loves Robin Steven's Murder Most Unladylike Mysteries and Frances Hard... More

    (4 reviews)
    Review
    5th November 2020

    The Silent Stars Go By

    'Bittersweet perfection' Guardian, Best Books of the Year 'An engulfing historical novel' The Times, Best Books of the Y... More

    (4 reviews)
    Review
    2nd April 2015

    An Island of Our Own

    From one of the brightest talents in children's fiction and the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book prize co... More

    (3 reviews)
    Review
    6th July 2016

    Billy Button, Telegram Boy

    When Charlie the telegram boy breaks his leg and can't ride his bicycle, Billy Button sees his chance. He has always wan... More

    (3 reviews)
    Review
    1st February 2018

    Make More Noise!: New stories in honour of the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage

    "You have to make more noise than anybody else" - Emmeline Pankhurst, leader of the British Suffragette movement An i... More

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

    New Book

    Most Popular Book

    Coming Soon

    A Secret in Time A Secret in Time

    A Secret in Time

    Paperback
    7th October 2021

    Recent Reviews

    • A Christmas in Time

      A Christmas in Time

      This is the second in a series about children who time travel and this time they end up in Victorian England finding out what Christmas would be like....

    • Billy Button, Telegram Boy

      Billy Button, Telegram Boy

      Such a sweet, lovely, happy tale. Billy and his mum and dad are really nice characters. It was interesting to hear about how messages used to be sent....

    • The Button Book

      The Button Book

      This book was so fun to read with my daughter! She has utterly loved it and gets me to read it every day, she loves to read it herself now as she has...