Writing a book review S. Barker Dalry Primary School Why write a book review? вЂў ItвЂ™s an easy way to let other people know if you enjoyed a book, or not, and why. вЂў You could help them to make a choice at the bookshop or in the library. Important information to include: вЂў The title This way, if someone wants to read the book, they know what to ask for at the library or the book shop. вЂў The author This will also help people to search. Also, if they enjoyed the book, they could look for more by this author. Summarise the story вЂў Give a summary of the main parts of the story. вЂў DonвЂ™t give away any plot twists, or the ending. вЂў Make the book sound as exciting and interesting as possible! Give your opinion вЂў Tell the reader whether you enjoyed the book or not. вЂў Remember to give a reason for your opinion! вЂў Be honest, donвЂ™t be afraid to say if you didnвЂ™t enjoy the book. Check it over Check your work for: вЂў Capital letters вЂў Finger spaces вЂў Full stops Read your review to your partner. Does it make sense? What kind of improvements could you make?