Alice lives with her grandmother and loves to make lists, in fact she makes them everyday. But, the one thing she wishes for is a friend the same size as her.
I read a lot of children’s chapter books, but none have been quite like this one, its story is fresh and real, with an injection of history that brings it all into a well paced adventure.
My lovely teenage friend Elizabeth reviewed The Whiz Mob for me. Elizabeth loves to read and although this one was different for her, she had lots of positive things to say about it.
When you take the time to open a book, you never know just what you might get. It seems like a simple story on friendship but then you’re delighted to discover it is more than that. It’s about middle graders who put others ahead of themselves, it’s about reaching out to the community to give back, and dynamics between people. It’s also about the journey of self and discovering all that you have to give is so much more than you ever imagined.
The Queen is coming to tea indeed and there is so much to prepare, who would of thought that Ellie knew a baker in Paris, a tea grower in China and a Ballerina in New York to help make her afternoon tea grand.