Student Reviews

Tigers on the beach

Tigers on the beach

By Doug MacLeod

“ Have you heard the one about the guy who lost a grandfather, but found a girlfriend? ”

Doug MacLeod has created a fantastic, heart warming and funny novel about how one guy has to unite his whole family while getting a girlfriend and stop his brother from doing something really, quite dangerous. There are bits where you will laugh and bits where you will cry and bits where you will groan. Adam has lost his grandpa, he's getting into weird situations, his grandma is being weirdly angry and annoying guests at the holiday cabins Adam's parents own which is losing guests by the second and Adam's mum doesn't laugh at his jokes any more. Is Adam going to be able to solve all this and get himself the girl of his dreams? Read this brilliant novel to find out!


Reviewed by Wilson Cheng, year 7