Book Review, Picture Books

The River by Tom Percival

The movement of the river, the changing of the seasons and the details of the beautiful setting lay the foundations for this powerful story about friendship, grief and healing. Rowan loves to play by the river with his fun-loving dog. The emotions of the river echo the emotions of the boy - light and joyful… Continue reading The River by Tom Percival

Book Review, Picture Books

Dare by Lorna Gutierrez & illustrated by Polly Noakes

Dare to be different - dare to speak up - dare to be true to yourself. Dare, be brave, take a leap, take a chance. Lorna Gutierrez’s & Polly Noakes' charming and encouraging picture book, Dare, challenges readers to dream big and reach beyond their everyday actions. Full of inspirational phrases and friendly illustrations, children… Continue reading Dare by Lorna Gutierrez & illustrated by Polly Noakes

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

The Good Thing About Bad Days by Margaret McAllister & Nigel Baines

Everyone has bad days. There is no way around it. It’s how you deal with those bad days that makes all the difference and remember, the good thing about bad days is that they come to an end. The bad times don’t last forever. The Good Thing About Bad Days is a practical, thoughtful guide… Continue reading The Good Thing About Bad Days by Margaret McAllister & Nigel Baines