Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

School for Nobodies by Susie Bower

School for Nobodies is one of those books that forces you to stop and think once you’ve finished reading it. There are so many layers of meaning and symbolism that come together in the final scenes bringing the story to an intense and powerful conclusion. Flynn is adopted. Her “parents” refuse to talk about her… Continue reading School for Nobodies by Susie Bower

Book Review, Picture Books

Nell & the Circus of Dreams by Nell Gifford & Briony May Smith

Nell’s mother is ill and her farmhouse is so quiet. Then one day a little lost chick changes her life. Following her chick across the fields, Nell discovers the most amazing circus community full of excitement, daring, bright colours and, most importantly, friendship. Nell loves the circus and is swept away by the magic and… Continue reading Nell & the Circus of Dreams by Nell Gifford & Briony May Smith