Christmas Book Flood | Recommending reading

Ages 9-11

Please visit our Book Bulletin 2019 crowdfunding project at CrowdPatch to buy recommendations for our Winter 2019 catalogue and to volunteer your skills, experience and contacts. All funds raised will support not-for-profit Jolabokaflod CIC’s forthcoming programme of events.

Super Good Skills (Almost…)
(Tom Gates: book 10)
Liz Pichon
(UK: Scholastic UK, @scholasticuk, 2016)

Look out! Tom, Delia and the whole Gates family are going on holiday. How will Tom manage to keep himself busy on the most boring campsite ever? By doodling, of course! An exciting new story – with doodle your own elements!

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Recommended by:
Mariella Frostrup, Journalist and Broadcaster | Personal website: Mariella Online; Relationship advice column: The Guardian; Recent television programmes: Celebrity Painting Challenge (BBC One); The Truth About … The Menopause (BBC One); Recent radio programmes: Bringing Up Britain (BBC Radio 4); Open Book (BBC Radio 4); Recent podcast programmes: Books to Live By (BBC Sounds); Inheritance Tracks (BBC Sounds)

Mariella is a media and culture polymath, embracing commentary and criticism of music, literature, the arts, and life in general. Her long-running BBC Radio 4 show, Bringing Up Britain, comprises experts talking about various practical aspects of child-rearing and she has presented the book review programme, Open Book, on the same station. Her recommendation has been a family favourite with her two teenage children.