Review Blog

Nov 25 2010

Madame Pamplemousse and the Time-travelling Cafe by Rupert Kingfisher

cover image

Bloomsbury, 2010. ISBN 978 1408800539.
Recommended for independent readers but it could be read to younger readers as well.
Girls will love Madame Pamplemousse and the Time-travelling Cafe. It is a quick moving story, full of time-travelling adventures but it doesn't lack description.
We meet Madeleine, Monsieur Moutarde, Madame Pamplemousse and a very human-like cat, called Camembert. The story is set in Paris where a nasty government is in charge. They want to tear down the historic buildings and replace them with modern shopping centres.
Monsieur Moutarde has created a time-travelling machine, Madeleine is threatened with children's prison in the past and Madame Pamplemousse is in the past somewhere.
Can they collect some very special ingredients to help them save Paris in time?
Kylie Kempster

BUY IT NOW ON booktopia
Archived Blog Entries
Latest News
International Children's Book Day 2nd April, 2017
CILIP Kate Greenaway Medals 2017 longlist
CILIP Carnegie Medal longlist 2017
Branford Boase Award 2017 longlist
Children's Book Award 2017 shortlist
Infographic: Teen reading habits
Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2017
Newbery and Caldecott Medals 2017
ALA awards 2017
Costa Children's Book Award 2016
National Simultaneous Storytime 2017

ReadPlus Features
Print similar authors bookmark
Read similar authors
How to find lesson plans
Sample theme animation

Promote Reading
Staff holiday reading list 2016
South Australian Christian Schools Conference 2016 - Library Displays
Display calendars
Science fiction and fantasy lists SAETA conference 2015
Value of School Libraries
Library, Reading development and the Internet
Free Rights of the Reader Poster
Reviews: Author index
Books for boys
Bookmark and poster templates