#MGCarousel – February 2020

Middle Grade Carousel is a series of monthly challenges for lovers and readers of middle grade books. Our theme for February is…

February at Middle Grade Carousel: It's a Classic

It’s a Classic

There’s always something new to read, but sometimes the best books are the ones that have held up against the test of time.

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There were three of these side by side, all very much alike. One was a ‘Firefly,’ brilliant red. The second was a ‘Thunderbolt,’ all yellow and silver. And the third was blue, a dark mysterious blue the colour of some cold secret lake. It had a box-shaped container, just the right size, above its rear wheel. It was called ‘Icebreaker.”

The Queen’s Nose
Dick King-Smith

Book cover of The Queen's Nose by Dick King-Smith