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

Little Horror by Daniel Peak ~ Blog Tour & Guest Post

Little Horror is a fugitive, sci-fi adventure with a very unlikely hero. Rita is a baby with the personality of a teenager. Nearly two, she can talk, read, write and solve any number of problems. She is gifted, unique and unlike any other toddler she’s ever met. Despite how brilliant she is, she has to… Continue reading Little Horror by Daniel Peak ~ Blog Tour & Guest Post

Blog Tour, Book Review, Guest Post, Non-fiction Books

Earth is Big: A Book of Comparisons by Steve Tomecek & Marcos Farina ~ Blog Tour

Earth is Big is a fantastic non-fiction book of extremes for children to explore with friends. It's sure to prompt lots of discussion about all of the amazing facts about our Earth. With bite-sized facts, it's a book to dip into again and again. My favourite is the Earth is Jagged page with incredible mountains,… Continue reading Earth is Big: A Book of Comparisons by Steve Tomecek & Marcos Farina ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Guest Post, Middle Grade Fiction

The Bewitching of Aveline Jones ~ Blog Tour & Guest Post

I'm thrilled to welcome author Phil Hickes to Scope for Imagination with a special guest post about the books that had an impact on him growing up. I wonder how many spooky books featured on his reading list! The Bewitching of Aveline Jones, sequel to the brilliantly scary The Haunting of Aveline Jones is available… Continue reading The Bewitching of Aveline Jones ~ Blog Tour & Guest Post

Blog Tour, Middle Grade Fiction

Shadowghast by Thomas Taylor ~ Extract Blog Tour

It is such a privilege to welcome author Thomas Taylor to Scope for Imagination for the Shadowghast extract blog tour. Shadowghast is the third book in the fantastic Eerie-on-Sea series. It published on the 2nd of September 2021. Don't miss this deliciously spooky book and its predecessors - Malamander & Gargantis! Now, curl up and… Continue reading Shadowghast by Thomas Taylor ~ Extract Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Picture Books, Uncategorized

The Dragon with the Blazing Bottom by Beach

The Dragon with the Blazing Bottom is the laugh-out-loud tale of a dragon in trouble. He’s lost his spark and no matter how hard he tries, he can’t blast the knight with his fiery breath. It turns out he hasn’t been eating the right foods so the knight comes up with the hottest, fieriest, fizzing… Continue reading The Dragon with the Blazing Bottom by Beach

Blog Tour, Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Amazing Rivers by Julie Vosburgh Agnone & Kerry Hyndman ~ Blog Tour

Inspiring Children to Care Guest Post by Julie Vosburgh Agnone, author of AMAZING RIVERS Most people live not far from a river, yet many of us seldom think much about them. My primary goal was for Amazing Rivers to enrich understanding and inspire young readers to see rivers from a fresh perspective and, ultimately, care… Continue reading Amazing Rivers by Julie Vosburgh Agnone & Kerry Hyndman ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Picture Books

Scaredy Bat by Jonathan Meres & Anders Frang ~ Blog Tour

When my children were little, there were certain bedtime stories they would ask for again and again. If Scaredy Bat had been around ten years ago, it definitely would have been one of them. This charming story has everything a little audience wants: loveable characters, a feeling of injustice, a brave little hero and a… Continue reading Scaredy Bat by Jonathan Meres & Anders Frang ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Hide and Seek by Robin Scott-Elliot ~ Blog Tour

Hide and Seek is a thrilling historical adventure from acclaimed children’s author and former BBC sports journalist Robin Scott-Elliot whose debut, The Tzar’s Curious Runaways was a Telegraph and an Observer children’s Book of the Year. Summer, 1942. Paris is boiling hot and thirteen-year-old Amélie Dreyfus is hiding in the dark cool of her mother’s wardrobe. The sound of heavy boots signals… Continue reading Hide and Seek by Robin Scott-Elliot ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Picture Books

Little Gordon Grape by Arnold Dixon ~ Blog Tour

All the grapes in the vineyard are so excited about the harvest and what the future holds for them. But when Gordon is picked, things go terribly wrong. He falls and is left behind in the dirt while the rest of his friends and family are carried away to fulfil what he believes is their… Continue reading Little Gordon Grape by Arnold Dixon ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Listified: Britannica’s 300 lists that will blow your mind ~ Blog Tour

I'm so excited to welcome Listified author, Andrew Pettie, to Scope for Imagination with a special guest post: I’ve already received some very positive feedback about Listified! from teachers, librarians and other educators – including my daughter May’s teacher who was kind enough to say that Listified! should be included on the national curriculum! So with all those list-loving… Continue reading Listified: Britannica’s 300 lists that will blow your mind ~ Blog Tour