Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 11+

This gorgeously weird novel captivates readers.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 11 reviews

Kids say

age 10+

Based on 51 reviews

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age 18+

I promise you that you will fall asleep. My children were scared and they were 18.

I would rather watch paint dry on the wall than read this distasteful piece of trash. I am sorry for every single person that has read a word from this book. Every single page I had to drink a entire cup of coffee to keep me awake. I fell asleep reading this (no Joke) It was 6:00 and i was not even tired. Don't waste your eyes away on this Booooooooooooring Book. I wish I could rate it -5 stars. I can go on for ages about how bad this is. I recommend this for mothers of babies to put them to sleep. I wish I could drop a nuke on it.
age 10+

Skellig Best Book Ever

This is a fascinating book, where a boy who has just moved into his new house. He finds a surprise in the garage an unknown creature that he doesn't quite know who he is.He has a BFF which is called Mina and unfortunately his baby sister is ill.What will Happen to the unknown creature(Skellig) after the garage demoliation?Will he die?

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Book Details

  • Author: David Almond
  • Genre: Family Life
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publication date: January 1, 1998
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 9 - 12
  • Number of pages: 182
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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