Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

My Friend the Octopus by Lindsay Galvin ~ Blog Tour

"I wished I had three hearts like an octopus. Then maybe it wouldn't hurt so much if one got broken." Following on from the hugely successful Darwin's Dragons, Lindsay Galvin has done it again - a gripping Victorian mystery filled with natural history, art and the essential connection between animals and humans. My Friend the… Continue reading My Friend the Octopus by Lindsay Galvin ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Picture Books

Happy Sad by Pippa Goodhart & Augusta Kirkwood ~ Blog Tour

Even when life is fun, full of friends and absolutely joyful, we can still have mixed-emotions - the feeling of being Happy Sad. Toby learns about this feeling when he meets a stranded mermaid in a rock pool near his home by the sea. He takes her to his house and looks after her the… Continue reading Happy Sad by Pippa Goodhart & Augusta Kirkwood ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Zo and the Forest of Secrets by Alake Pilgrim ~ Blog Tour

Get lost in a forest of intense imagery, incredible creatures and an intriguing mystery that will leave readers searching for clues at every turn. There is no time to catch your breath in this galloping story of one girl's quest to find answers about herself, her family, an abandoned research centre and the strange boy… Continue reading Zo and the Forest of Secrets by Alake Pilgrim ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Non-fiction Books

How to Teach Grown-Ups About Pluto by Dean Regas & Aaron Blecha ~ Blog Tour

How to Teach Grown-up About Pluto is a fascinating book about the solar system that will equip kids with everything they need to know to explain why Pluto was once considered a planet and why it isn't anymore. Are there more planets in our solar system? There just might be. That's the fantastic thing about… Continue reading How to Teach Grown-Ups About Pluto by Dean Regas & Aaron Blecha ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Guest Post, Middle Grade Fiction

The Map of Leaves by Yarrow Townsend ~ Blog Tour

The Map of Leaves by Yarrow Townsend is a magical story of being at one with nature. Since her mother died, Orla's only company has been the plants surrounding her home. Now a sickness has come and nature is blamed but Orla knows that can't be. The Warden of Thorn Creek demands all plants be… Continue reading The Map of Leaves by Yarrow Townsend ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Rumaysa Ever After by Radiya Hafiza & illustrated by Rhaida El Touny ~ Blog Tour

Return to a Once Upon a Time where anything is possible . . . Rumaysa: Ever After is the enchanting sequel to Radiya Hafiza's Rumaysa: A Fairytale – a gorgeously empowering and funny story that spins the classic fairytale to show that anyone can be a hero.Mirror, mirror, on the wall, who's the fiercest one of all? Rumaysa is… Continue reading Rumaysa Ever After by Radiya Hafiza & illustrated by Rhaida El Touny ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

A Head Full of Magic by Sarah Morrell ~ Blog Tour

Fleur is used to balancing her two different cultures from her English Mum to her West Indian Nan but when she discovers that she can talk to animals she finds herself in a whole new world! Can her new powers help her take down Celeste 'The Best' the hockey-loving, ankle-smashing new girl, once and for… Continue reading A Head Full of Magic by Sarah Morrell ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

The Hunt for David Berman by Claire Mulligan ~ Blog Tour

The Hunt for David Berman is a gripping middle grade novel about the adventurous spirit of two young boys who don't realise just how brave they can be. It's 1940 and 11-year-old Robert has been evacuated from London to his grandparents' farm in Scotland. He loves walking in his father's childhood footsteps - sleeping in… Continue reading The Hunt for David Berman by Claire Mulligan ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Every Cloud by Ros Roberts ~ Review by Lucy, age 12 ~ Blog Tour

https://www.instagram.com/reel/CcM_yQbOaz_/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link Every Cloud is fantastic book about a girl called Amy who is in Year 6 and is waiting to find out what high school she’s going to. She’s really hoping to go to Valley High with the rest of her friends but since she’s moved house, it’s looking like that might not happen. She… Continue reading Every Cloud by Ros Roberts ~ Review by Lucy, age 12 ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Dread Wood by Jennifer Killick ~ Blog Tour

Nightmare Warning - Don't read this book right before you go to bed!!! (I made this mistake and had some very strange dreams!) Dread Wood by Jennifer Killick is seriously creepy! Something's lurking underground, waiting to pounce on its next prey. Mysterious openings in the school field, a long hairy leg, and groundskeepers whistling an… Continue reading Dread Wood by Jennifer Killick ~ Blog Tour