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The Mystery of the Clockwork SparrowThe Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow

by Katherine Woodfine

Primary List 2016-17

So far we have received 15 reviews of The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow.

You can read them below.

Ruby from Year 5, Town Field Primary School:

i love this book

Marks out of 10: 10

olivia from Year 8, Ridgewood School:

i didn't really like this book because it was very confusing for me it is one of those books where I couldn't get into or it was not a page turner.but it did have some really interesting parts I reccomed this book if you like to think very carefully or under stand confusing language

Marks out of 10: 2

Joseph from Year 4, Conisbrough Morley Place Junior School:

An fantastic book

Marks out of 10: 10

Grace from Year 6, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Primary School:

I loved reading this, it was amazing!

Marks out of 10: 9

LIBBY from Year 6, Montagu School, Mexborough:


Marks out of 10: 10

stella from Year 6, Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Primary School:

This book is amazing and i cant wait to read more of her books.

Marks out of 10: 9

Paige from Year 5, Saltersgate Junior School:

The Mystery Of The Clockwork Sparrow was a great book but it was a bit boring because there were no pictures in it and the story was a bit confusing and I got bored towards the middle and then the book sprung a new life and was very interesting again. I would recommend this book to kids 9 our above because of all the tricky words in that I didn't understand. This book is a 7 out of 10 because its kind of boring, difficult and you loose track of the story after a while. This was definitely not my favourite story.

Marks out of 10: 7

Phoebe from Year 6, Green Top Primary:

I really enjoyed this book and there is lots of mysterys what are so fun.I really would recomend this book who love exiting mysterys and love to get dragged it to a fun book . I rated this book 7 because the start didn't drag me in however I still really enjoyed it . Thank you for writing this great book .

Marks out of 10: 7

Stephanie from Year 6, Woodfield Primary:

Looking for a book with lots of description for writing? Love mysteries around every corner? Like to find new words to add to your vocabulary knowledge? Then I would definitely suggest you read the stunning (and incredible) book: The Mystery of The Clockwork Sparrow by Katherine Woodfine. Wonder at the daring theft of the clockwork sparrow; gasp as our heroines Miss Lillian Rose and Miss Sophie Taylor bring the villains to justice and tremble as they face the most contemptible criminals yet.In my own opinion this book is my favourite that I have read throughout my entire life (which is 11 years to be exact). I recommend this book an age range of 9-13 as I believe everyone would enjoy it. As well as its front cover the book seems to stand out with its exclusiveness and originality. I rated this book a ten as I could find no faults whatsoever. I would like to say a big thank you to Doncaster Book Awards for giving my school the opportunity to read the book and I would also like to say a thank you to Katherine Woodfine for creating this lovely book!

Marks out of 10: 10

taylor from Year 7, Rossington All Saints School:

its a really casual book at parts of it is funny its a really good book great job Katherine Woodfine

Marks out of 10: 7

kacey from Year 6, Montagu School, Mexborough:

i think that this book is really good but I recommend this for age 11

Marks out of 10: 4

mckenzie-lee from Year 6, Pheasant Bank Academy:

I thought the book was very mysterious at first but when it got to the end I didn't really think it was good and at the end it started to get interesting and I liked it a bit more.

Marks out of 10: 6

Jessica from Year 5, Saltersgate Junior School:

This book is very good if you like a good adventure to find a mystery to find a treasure what was stolen! It was about a girl called Sophie and another girl called Lilian Rose who goes on a adventure to find the lost Clockwork Sparrow from the villain who stole it. I recommend it for 8+ because it was a really good story that's why I gave it 10/10 I think you should read it.

Marks out of 10: 10

Nell from Year 8, Don Valley Academy and Performing Arts College:

I thought 'The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow' was very interesting and unpredictable. It is set in the early 1900's so it might not be to everyone's taste, however I really enjoyed it and found the book a real page turner. The general plot was good and the characters were very interesting and distinguishable from each other. Overall, I thought this was a good read and would recommend it to anyone looking for a historical yet adventurous book.

Marks out of 10: 8

Jacob from Year 5, Saltersgate Junior School:

This book is probably the worst book I have ever read and I have read a very lot of books. This book is practically never-ending and it is so boring.

Marks out of 10: 1


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