Top Reads Team 2016 (No adults allowed!)

It’s time to introduce the 2016 Top Reads Team. What is the Top Reads Team? Members of this team are keen readers who stop by each month to recommend a favourite read for the month, and they’re all kids like you! We’re very excited to introduce our team members for this year.


Joseph, 12, WA
Joseph has been reviewing books for Alphabet Soup since 2011. When he’s not reading, he likes writing, playing the trombone, and playing cricket. He likes books that hook you into the story straight away.

Jarvis, 10, VIC
Jarvis loves Star Wars, gaming, Youtube and reading. He spends his spare time uploading Vlogs about his life on to Youtube and logging subscribers.

Matilda, 10, WA
Matilda has been writing book reviews for Alphabet Soup since 2011. When she’s not reading, she likes gardening, drawing portraits and writing poems. Her favourite author at the moment is David Walliams.

Mitchell, 10, VIC
Mitchell loves spending time reading, playing video games, going outside and playing sport.  Cricket is his favourite outdoor game.

Tess, 10, WA
Tess’s favourite things to do are reading and gymnastics. She also enjoys swimming, netball and playing her violin. Tess enjoys curling up in her hanging cocoon to read her favourite books.

Lewis, 7, WA

Lewis loves trains, soccer, swimming and building with Lego.

Xavier, 7, NT

When he’s not reading, Xavier enjoys being outdoors, swimming and running. He also loves singing and telling himself stories. When he grows up Xavier wants to be a doctor or an ice-cream maker.

Céití, 6, WA
Céití loves spending time with her chocolate labrador Flynn. She enjoys all sorts of reading and writing, and playing minkey. Her favourite books at the moment are the Andy Griffiths books.


Look out for their first book recommendations for 2016 later today!