Read Helen Kubiw’s review of Seas of South Africa in CanLit for Little Canadians. Here are some excerpts from the review:
“Philip Roy….lulls the reader into calm with the beauty of his words….[t]hen…plunges you into heart-stopping tension….In Seas of South Africa, Philip Roy goes beyond the adventure story…and the history…[and]….demonstrates with subtlety that perspective can alter and justify interpretations of the same circumstances….”
Check out this review of Me & Mr. Bell in CM Magazine. Here’s an excerpt:
“Me & Mr. Bell would be a great addition to a classroom library and history lesson. Roy has created a fantastic story….The story is inspirational and leaves an impression that will not be soon forgotten: trust in your own abilities, and you will go far. Highly Recommended.”
There are also 2 new reviews of Me & Mr. Bell in Atlantic Books Today and The Casket. Click here for the review in Atlantic Books Today. Click here for the review in The Casket.
In Resource Links Carolyn Cutt writes:
“This inspiring and fast-paced novel should capture the interest of young readers….It should provide excellent stimulus for classroom discussion and should be a popular addition to an elementary school library collection.”