Review: The Other Christy

The Other Christy reviewed by a kidTitle: The Other Christy

Author: Oliver Phommavanh

Publisher: Penguin Books Australia

About the book: Christy is in a class with another girl called Christie. Christy doesn’t get noticed much whereas the other Christie is popular … and mean. Christy would like for just once to be noticed, and to have a real friend.

What I thought: This book was touching, funny and well written – it touches on themes of friendship, understanding and inclusion. I have read some of the author’s other books and thoroughly enjoyed them, mostly because of the humour and the themes of the story.

This book was similar, but written from the perspective of a girl, which gave it a different feel and would have been hard to do, given the author is male.

I would recommend this book for girls and boys, ages 9+.

Buy The Other Christy here.

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