Tuesday, 20 October 2020
Review: Derek Dool Supercool: Going Viral (Book #2)
Derek Dool is super cool. Well, at least he thinks he is. And he’s determined to prove it to the world. In Bust a Move , Derek was set on p...
Review: Rudie Nudie Christmas
Rudie Nudie Christmas Carols, Rudie Nudie ‘Ho, ho, ho.’ Scooping up and blowing bubbles, till there’s Rudie Nudie snow. Rudie Nudie Christma...
Monday, 19 October 2020
Review: Hello Jimmy!
A beautiful new tile from Anna Walker about a boy, his dad, and a parrot named Jimmy. Hello, Jimmy! quickly sets the scene of a boy named ...
Review: Annie Lumsden, The Girl from the Sea
Annie is a strange girl, wired wrong and unable to learn anything as a child at school. Her brain is an electric storm. Letters that se...
Sunday, 18 October 2020
The long awaited follow-up to Silvey’s international best selling Jasper Jones is here. At times confronting, at others, beautifully joyful...
Review: Mica the Star Sailor
Mica is an explorer. She’s an astronaut. She’s a dreamer. She longs to be near her Dad, but Mica’s father is far away. She misses him and...
Saturday, 17 October 2020
I adore this picture book. Adore it. It’s a book for our times right now, but, really it’s a book for all times — for childhood, for life. ...
Giveaway: The Biscuit Maker and Rain Before Rainbows
Because kindness matters and friendships nurture hope and help build emotional resilience, we are giving away these two very special picture...
Friday, 16 October 2020
Review: The Institute of Fantastical Inventions: Magnetic Attraction
Although this is a sequel to the first book, readers can jump straight in with no experience of Book One and pick up the threads. Read our ...
Guest Post: Grace O'Hara: Around The World in 10 Books
Feeling restless? Who could blame you. A jaunt around the world is well overdue but how can you quench your thirst for travel in this curren...
Thursday, 15 October 2020
Review: This Small Blue Dot
Welcome to Earth. There’s a lot of strange stuff going on out there, but here are some of the things I’ve worked out so far. A young girl s...
Review: The Biscuit Maker
Old Benedict Stanley now lives alone with his cat Audrey Mae. His daily greetings to passers-by on Mavin Road, fall to the pavement as eve...
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