Audiobook, Blog Tour, Book Review, Picture Books

Flamingo Fashion by Samantha Hunter (audiobook) – Blog Tour

Flamingo Fashion by Samantha Hunter and Maggy Roberts is a story bursting with fantastically fun characters and brilliant language! The audiobook is so engaging! Michael Maloney creates superb voices that bring each character to life with its own, unique personality. We love the deep-voiced lion with his nose in the air, thinking he’s better than… Continue reading Flamingo Fashion by Samantha Hunter (audiobook) – Blog Tour

Book Review, Illustrated Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction

Grace-Ella: Pixie Pandemonium by Sharon Marie Jones

June 2021 Grace-Ella: Pixie Pandemonium is the third book in a fun series aimed at 7-9 year olds from Sharon Marie Jones & Adrianna J. Puglisi. It is just the kind of books my daughters would have loved when they were a little bit younger – a magical story with an environmental message, manageable chapters,… Continue reading Grace-Ella: Pixie Pandemonium by Sharon Marie Jones

Book Review, Non-fiction Books, Picture Books

Unlocked: Stories of hope from Tiny Owl artists in lockdown

As we emerge from the third lockdown in the UK, this incredible book from Tiny Owl reminds us of the things that have gotten us through. Isolation and distance have been so hard but there has been beauty in the quiet moments. For many of us, life has slowed down and there has been more… Continue reading Unlocked: Stories of hope from Tiny Owl artists in lockdown

Book Review, Picture Books

Loud! by Rose Robbins

LOUD! is another wonderfully inclusive story from author/illustrator Rose Robbins. Abigail finds school difficult. Her ADHD means she can be disruptive in class, struggles to concentrate and becomes frustrated with herself and others. She doesn’t want to do writing. She’d rather scribble, fiddle and stare out the window. When things get too much, she finds… Continue reading Loud! by Rose Robbins

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Walker: The Mystery of the Missing Millions by Shoo Rayner

Walker: The Mystery of the Missing Millions is the second fantastic doggy mystery adventure from the talented author/illustrator Shoo Rayner. Ten-year-old Walker walks dogs because he can’t have one of his own. His father says he has a special “way with dogs” when, in reality, he can actually talk to them – and they talk… Continue reading Walker: The Mystery of the Missing Millions by Shoo Rayner

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Two Sisters: A Story of Freedom by Kereen Getten

Gain a very real glimpse of the past as you travel with half-sisters Ruth and Anna from Jamaica to Georgian London in 1781. So similar on the inside yet so different on the outside, the girls love each other dearly and would do anything to protect each other. All they want is to be together… Continue reading Two Sisters: A Story of Freedom by Kereen Getten

Book Review, Picture Books

Rooso Takes to the Sky by Moira & Louis Benoit

Join Rooso (the cockerel) and his friends Montauciel (the sheep) and a duck with no name on their incredible adventure. It’s France in 1783 and these intrepid animals are the first passengers ever to fly in a hot air balloon. They belong to the Montgolfier family who love inventing things, especially Joseph-Michel who would rather… Continue reading Rooso Takes to the Sky by Moira & Louis Benoit

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Amazing Treasures by David Long & Muti

Amazing Treasures is bursting with over 100 amazing things from around the world. It is the second instalment in the Our Amazing World Series by Blue Peter Book Award winner, David Long. History, geography, culture and the environment are studied from a fascinating point of view. What makes a treasure? There are so many answers… Continue reading Amazing Treasures by David Long & Muti

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Marvellous Machines by Jane Wilsher & Andres Lozano

Marvellous Machines is a very cool book about all sorts of incredible machines and inventions. It includes a very special magic lens that shows readers the inner workings of the technology with lots of surprises! We’ve explored this book for hours finding new discoveries on every page! From the simplest levers, pulleys and gears to… Continue reading Marvellous Machines by Jane Wilsher & Andres Lozano

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

The Good Germ Hotel: Meet Your Body’s Marvelous Microbes by Kim Sung-hwa & Kwon Su-jin and illustrated by Kin Ryung-eon

The Good Germ Hotel is a light-hearted look at the tiny organisms that live inside our bodies told from the point of view of one of the marvellous microbes themselves. Narrating the journey of what we eat from the moment we put it in our mouths to when it comes out the other end, the… Continue reading The Good Germ Hotel: Meet Your Body’s Marvelous Microbes by Kim Sung-hwa & Kwon Su-jin and illustrated by Kin Ryung-eon