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

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Magicborn by Peter Bunzl

Shapeshifting creatures, unknown powers, a twin connection and a enchanted forest that leads to Fairyland... Peter Bunzl has created a wonderfully classical tale that celebrates magic, family and finding out who you are. Tempest only remembers bits of her past. Living near the river with her two adoptive fathers brings her so much happiness. She… Continue reading Magicborn by Peter Bunzl

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

The Wondrous Prune by Ellie Clements

The Wondrous Prune is a magical treat exploding with empathy and PSHE themes. Dealing with bereavement, moving house, starting at a new school, friendships, bullying and being pushed into criminal activity is all dealt with sensitively and in a way that empowers children. Prune is just an ordinary kid who wishes she could be a… Continue reading The Wondrous Prune by Ellie Clements

Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

The Ogress and the Orphans by Kelly Barnhill ~ Blog Tour

Kelly Barnhill tells stories that stay with readers long after the book has ended. I loved The Girl Who Drank the Moon with its exploration of kindness, strength and positivity so when I was asked to take part in this blog tour for The Ogress and the Orphans, I jumped at the chance. What is… Continue reading The Ogress and the Orphans by Kelly Barnhill ~ Blog Tour

Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Children’s Book Award Blog Tour ~ The Griffin Gate by Vashti Hardy & Natalie Smillie

For my stop on the FCBG Children's Book Award Blog Tour, I'm thrilled to be sharing one of the shortlisted titles in the Young Reader category - The Griffin Gate by Vashti Hardy & illustrated by Natalie Smillie! You're in for a treat as I have an exclusive interview from FCBG with Natalie Smillie about… Continue reading Children’s Book Award Blog Tour ~ The Griffin Gate by Vashti Hardy & Natalie Smillie

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

The Tide Singer by Eloise Williams & illustrated by August Ro

The Tide Singer is a stunning intertwining of Welsh folklore and gripping adventure. Written by the incredible Eloise Williams, we'd expect nothing less, but combined with the powerful style of Barrington Stoke, this is a one-of-a-kind story of the wild unknown. Morwenna is no ordinary girl. She and her father live near the sea, running… Continue reading The Tide Singer by Eloise Williams & illustrated by August Ro

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Dragon Rising by Katie & Kevin Tsang

Dragon Rising is the fourth Dragon Realm adventure by Katie & Kevin Tsang. I keep saying each new book in the series is my favourite, but this one really is! Fast-paced, imaginative and full of wonderful characters, these stories would make absolutely brilliant films. After his adventures in Dragon City and a fantastic time at… Continue reading Dragon Rising by Katie & Kevin Tsang

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Rainbow Grey: Eye of the Storm by Laura Ellen Anderson

Ray is getting used to life as Rainbow Grey – she now has ALL the magical weather powers at her fingertips, although she hasn’t quite mastered them yet! When all of the cloud creatures start disappearing – including Ray’s own beloved cloud cat, Nim – Ray and her friends have a mystery to solve. Ray… Continue reading Rainbow Grey: Eye of the Storm by Laura Ellen Anderson

Blog Tour, Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Carnival of the Lost by Kieran Larwood ~ Blog Tour with an exclusive extract

"A wonderfully murky, carnivalesque world of intrigue in the start of anew series from Blue Peter Book Award winning author, KieranLarwood." You're in for a treat with an exclusive extract of the first chapter of this high stakes adventure! But be warned - once you start reading this intriguing tale, you won't want to stop!… Continue reading Carnival of the Lost by Kieran Larwood ~ Blog Tour with an exclusive extract