MG takes on Thursday

This is a weekly meme hosted by Bookcraic on her blog and the purpose is just to celebrate some of the amazing Middle Grade books that are out there at the moment.

How to take part:

  • Post a picture of the front cover of a middle-grade book which you have read and would recommend to others with details of the author, illustrator and publisher.
  • Open the book to page 11 and share your favourite sentence. 
  • Write three words to describe the book.
  • Either share why you would recommend this book, or link to your review.

This week I’m celebrating Wildspark by the amazing Vashti Hardy.

WildSpark by Vashti Hardy. Published by Scholastic

My favourite sentence on Page 11 reads:
Mum always said he had a smile and a twinkle in his big browns that could light up the darkest room, but Prue couldn’t help but see the shadow of sadness in the edges that hadn’t left this past year.

Three words to describe this book: Adventure, Family, Friendship

This is brilliant adventure that should appeal to lovers of Cogheart and Tin. In the city of Medlock, there are many machines but these machines are inhabited by the ghosts of real people. Prue Haywood desperately wants to be able to bring back the ghost of her brother and takes his place at the Personifcate Guild to try and do this. During this time, she makes friends, both human and personificate, and foils an evil plot. She also learns that some things cannot be fixed.

It’s an exciting read with some really great characters who you really feel for.


Author: Janette

Recently retired Ex-Assistant Head of a large primary school in Leicestershire although I seem to be in school teaching quite a bit still.

3 thoughts on “MG takes on Thursday”

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: