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Reviews of The Firework-Maker's Daughter by Philip Pullman by children of St Mary's On The Hill National School.

'I really enjoyed this book. My favourite part in the book was the fireworks in the end, when the fireworks turned into shapes, and I really like the elephant called Hamlet and when I read the book it was not like any other book I ever read.' By Gerard White.

'I thought The Firework-Maker's Daughter was a good book. It was kind of like other adventure books I read but it was smaller. The elephant made the book more interesting and he was my favourite character. When I was reading the end about the fireworks I wished I was there. By Shannon O'Shea.

'I really enjoyed The Firework-Maker's Daughter because I found it funny, interesting and spectacular and also unputdownable.' By Anneka O'Donoghue.

'I really enjoyed this book because I really like fireworks because they are so colourful and enjoyable to watch when they are set off. This book is one of my favourite books I ever read.' By Cian.

'I really enjoyed this book. It was interesting and very different to other books that I have read. I enjoyed reading about the fireworks.' By Trevor O'Brien.

'It was a very interesting story. My favourite part was when you found out the elephant could talk. It was a funny book and I would like to read it again. It had lots of good parts and you could read it to your baby cousin or anyone younger than you.There were sad and funny parts. I would like to read it again and it was a very good story. I hope another version comes out.' By Rebecca Jane Murphy.

'I really enjoyed the book. It was interesting and it was better than any other book I read. I like when the elephant got written on by other people. I was glad for the girl when she became a firework-maker.' By Stephen.

'I really liked this book. It was a fantastic book and different to others I read. I enjoyed reading about when they started to draw on the elephant.' By Britney O'Connor.

'It was a great story. I think it was very interesting. I would recommend you read it.' By Don O'Rourke.

'I enjoyed the book. It was an interesting, good book and something that kept me busy. Something about this book makes me want to read it over and over again. It was a fantastic book!' By Shannon Keenan.

'I think this book was extremely different to any book I have read. It is mysterious at the start but as it goes on you can feel the characters come alive. It was fantastic.' By Sophie Williams.

'I thought The Firework-Maker's Daughter was interesting and exciting. I really like reading books but my favourite was The Firework-Maker's Daughter. The talking elephant, Hamlet, was cool but he didn't like golden leaves on his tusks. He liked eating lots and lots of turkish delight and he devoured golden silk sheets.' By Kelly O'Brien.