Episode 18 – 100 Cupboards This book is about two kids named Henry and Henrietta who discover cupboards to other lands. It starts out when Henry goes to live with his aunt and uncle, because his parents go missing. Then in his attic room he discovers portals to other realms. To find out what happens after that you might just have to read the book. Recommended Age: 9-12 Our Scores: . Your Scores: Amazon Link. Looking for more books like 100 Cupboards? Check out or other Shows: Maze Runner Wrinkle In Time The Hunger Games Credits: Music: District Four Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Episode 16 – The Hobbit This month’s book is the Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien. It is a book about a hobbit named Bilbo Baggins who just wants to be left alone, when some homeless dwarfs come along and they take him on the adventure of his life. This book is a bit harder than some of our other book because of some of the language used and it was harder to get invested in. But other than that it was a good book I hope you in joy. And if you like this book you should also check out The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe by C.S Lewis. Recommended Age: 12-13 on your own or being read aloud Our Scores: Your Scores: Buy The Hobbit on Amazon! Our Next Book! The Giver by Lois Lowery Looking for more books like The Hobbit? Check out or other Shows: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe Wrinkle in Time Music Credits “District Four” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
Episode 15 – The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe – CS Lewis The Lion, the witch, and the wardrobe is the FIRST(at least the first published) of the Chronicle of Narnia. It is the story of four siblings sent to live in the country during the WWII bombing of London. In this strange house they found a wardrobe which is a door to the magical world of Narnia where the children go to have wonderful adventures. This book has been a favorite in our family for many years, we read it and/or watch the movie every December. Recommended Age: 5+ for read aloud 10+ to read alone The older language in this book can make it hard for younger readers on their own, unless you go vocabulary lessons ahead of time. Our Scores: Your Scores: If you want to read the book you can get it here…Amazon Link. Our next book will be The Hobbit By JRR Tolkien you can get it here. Looking for more books like The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe check out or other Shows: Penderwicks Wrinkle in Time Or see them all in our Podcast Archive Tell us what you thought of…
Episode 11 – Mary Poppins Mary Poppins is a beloved classic children’s book published in 1934 by P.L. Travers. The book tells the story of the Banks family, specifically Jane and Michael, as they are cared for by the mysterious Nanny Mary Poppins. They are taken on a whirlwind of adventures until the wind changes and she leaves just as she came blown along by the wind. Recommended Age: We would say that for content this is and has been a book for all ages. Although reading it may be difficult for younger American children as it is full of British language that may be difficult. For a read out loud book it is perfect for all ages. Our Scores: Your Scores: Our Next Book If you enjoyed this show check out some of our others Ender’s Game Wrinkle In Time Hachet
Episode 5 – The School for Good and Evil The New York Times bestselling School for Good and Evil series is an epic journey behind the scenes of a dazzling new fairy tail world. This story tell the beginning of the story of Sophie, Agatha, and everyone at school. “With her glass slippers and devotion to good deeds, Sophie knows she’ll earn top marks at the School for Good and join the ranks of past students like Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Snow White. Meanwhile, Agatha, with her shapeless black frocks and wicked black cat, seems a natural fit for the villains in the School for Evil.” – Harper Collins This book has come great conversation topics like: Are your actions or your heart are more important? What does it mean to be a friend? When it is OK to judge a person by their appearance? What does it mean to be good and evil? Is it important to have the right goals in life? What does love and “true” love really mean? Scores Alora Score – 3.5 This one starts slow but the second one is much better – Alora Jason Score – 3 Over all it was enjoyable, it as great for our family…
Episode 2 – Percy Jackson Percy Jackson is a newer book that a lot of kids are reading. It takes greek mythology to a new level and makes it relevant to this time. This book is the first of five books but the story also continues in Heroes of Olympus and Trials of Apollo. We also have a special guest Zoe Fisher. This was our first time recording with the Yeti mic loaned to us by Pastor Aaron of www.simplechurchohio.com *We still hadn’t sorted out our scoring system and we had to convert from a 10pt scale down to a 5pt. Alora’s Score – 2.5 Jason’s Score – 2 Zoe’s Score – 2.5 Tell us your score for Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief!! Buy this month’s book here: Or get started with our January book and join us next month:
Eppisode 1 – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is the sequel to the world wide smash Harry Potter series. It follows the children of the original trio into their own adventures at Hogwarts. I know it has been a while since we recorded this, since we did it right after the release. We hope to have a better rhythm now that things are really moving. But our recording quality got a little better on this one. Buy the book here: http://amzn.to/2xQfHPX (We thought we were going to do 10 star total but decided to change it. Rating Up Next Our next book will be Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief get it now so you can read it with us. Tell us what you think of Harry Potter in the comments below.