Toppsta - Childrens Books – Reviews

Alan Marks

Author Links

Alan Marks

  • 5 stars across 87 books
    Alan Marks is widely published and has illustrated many books. He is also a 'Smarties Prize' prize winner.
    2nd March 2017

    Anne of Green Gables

    'Oh, it seems so wonderful that I'm going to live with you and belong to you. I've never belonged to anybody' When ... More

    (25 reviews)
    Review
    4th May 2017

    The Secret Garden: V&A Collector's Edition

    The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett is a magical novel for adults and children alike. This new hardback i... More

    (17 reviews)
    Review
    6th October 2016

    Black Beauty

    "Now I say that with cruelty and oppression it is everybody's business to interfere when they see it." Tran... More

    (10 reviews)
    Review
    26th February 2015

    Heidi

    Heidi is a girl who has been raised by her aunt Dete in Maienfeld, Switzerland after the early deaths of her parents. Ho... More

    (9 reviews)
    Review
    1st October 2012

    Snow Queen

    The enchanting fairytale retold through simple and engaging text with stunning original artwork. Gerda and Kay are best ... More

    (8 reviews)
    Review
    30th June 2006

    The Little Mermaid

    The little mermaid lives at the bottom of the sea, where the water is as clear as glass and the sand as fine as powder. ... More

    (6 reviews)
    Review
    3rd July 2014

    Carrie's War

    A Puffin Book - stories that last a lifetime. Puffin Modern Classics are relaunched under a new logo: A Puffin Book. Th... More

    (6 reviews)
    Review
    5th October 2017

    A Christmas Carol

    This classic seasonal tale of self-discovery has become one of Charles Dickens's most famous and best-loved works. On ... More

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

    New Book

    Most Popular Book

    Coming Soon

    Recent Reviews

    • Anne of Green Gables

      Anne of Green Gables

      Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery. 

      I brought this book for my 8 year old daughter to read to herself. I wasn’t sure how she would find the w...

    • Rickie & Henri

      Rickie & Henri

      A remarkable true story of the friendship formed between an orphaned chimpanzee, Rickie, and a shaggy dog named Henri. Written by the famed primatolog...

    • Picture Books: Story of Robin Hood

      Picture Books: Story of Robin Hood

      This is a large picture book with perfect illustrations for a Robin Hood retelling, all mysterious and murky. The storyfollows one daring mission for...