Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Let’s Get Festive Blog Tour ~ The Miracle on Ebenezer Street by Catherine Doyle

A team of twelve Christmas elves have joined forces to bring you a festive treat - the Let's Get Festive! 12 Days of Christmas Blog Tour Join in every day from the 1st to the 12th of December for our favourite Christmas books! The Miracle on Ebenezer Street by Catherine Doyle A magical snow globe,… Continue reading Let’s Get Festive Blog Tour ~ The Miracle on Ebenezer Street by Catherine Doyle

Book Review, Picture Books

Evie’s Christmas Wish by Siobhan Parkinson & Shannon Bergin

Evie's Christmas Wish is a beautiful Christmas picture book celebrating all the wonderful traditions that make a family Christmas so special. Evie loves the holiday season. Wrapped up in the magic of it all, she whispers her wishes and hopes to herself. Just maybe they'll come true. Each page is full of warmth and colour.… Continue reading Evie’s Christmas Wish by Siobhan Parkinson & Shannon Bergin

Book Review, Chapter Book (7-9), Middle Grade Fiction, Picture Books, Young Adult

Christmas Gifts with a Difference

Books make the best gifts and 2021 has been overflowing with so many wonderful choices! I'm excited to bring you some of Liz Scott's recent favourites. Here are her choices for under the tree... The Lights that Dance in the Night by Yuval Zommer Oxford University Press, Age 2+ 'Completing Yuval's 'winter trilogy' with a… Continue reading Christmas Gifts with a Difference

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

The Santa List by Kieran Crowley

This could be the best or the worst Christmas ever! It can be tough to be a kid – a cheeky word here, a bad decision there and all of a sudden, you’re in trouble. It’s even worse if when it’s Christmas and the risk of landing on Santa’s Naughty List influences every action. Aisling… Continue reading The Santa List by Kieran Crowley

Activity Books, Book Review, Picture Books

There’s No Such Thing as Elves by Lucy Rowland & Katy Halford

A little boy is full of Christmas spirit. When his best friend says there’s no such thing as elves, he’s shocked and determined to prove they do. Readers are invited to join in the search and discover for themselves if there’s really no such thing as elves in this fun search and find book. All… Continue reading There’s No Such Thing as Elves by Lucy Rowland & Katy Halford

Book Review, Chapter Book (7-9)

Sky by Holly Webb & illustrated by Jo Anne Davies

I received this wonderful book a few months ago and showed it to my daughter who absolutely loves Holly Webb’s Winter Animal Stories. Then, a few days ago, I spotted Sky on Twitter and realised I hadn’t reviewed it. The reason – it never made it onto my TBR pile. Sure enough, I found it… Continue reading Sky by Holly Webb & illustrated by Jo Anne Davies

Book Review, Picture Books

The Christmas Pine by Julia Donaldson & Victoria Sandoy

I love this time of year when shiny, new Christmas stories make their way into the world, sprinkling Christmas spirit around the country. It won’t be long until we’re cuddling up in front of the Christmas tree in the twinkling lights sharing these wonderful books. The Christmas Pine is the story of a beautiful pine… Continue reading The Christmas Pine by Julia Donaldson & Victoria Sandoy

Book Review, Chapter Book (7-9)

Clara Claus Saves Christmas by Bonnie Bridgman & Louise Forshaw

Break out the candy canes and sugar cookies! Christmas spirit runs through every line of Clara Claus Saves Christmas by Bonnie Bridgman & illustrated by Louise Forshaw. As the nights are drawing in, it’s just about time to start enjoying some wonderful Christmassy stories! Clara Claus is the daughter of the one and only –… Continue reading Clara Claus Saves Christmas by Bonnie Bridgman & Louise Forshaw

Book Review, Picture Books

Steve the Christmas Elf by Billy Dunne & Ben Whitehouse

I love that Christmas books are starting to arrive. There is never enough time to enjoy all of these festive stories! Steve the Christmas Elf is so much fun! Colourful and appealing, it will draw readers in from the very first page. It is a great twist on the usual Christmas story. Steve has always… Continue reading Steve the Christmas Elf by Billy Dunne & Ben Whitehouse