Book Review, Early Reader, Middle Grade Fiction

The Peculiar Thing with the Pea by Kaye Umansky & illustrated by Claire Powell

Young readers will love this new take on the traditional story, The Princess and the Pea. Pete is 11 years old and his mother, the Queen, has decided it’s time to find him a suitable bride. Pete is horrified! All he wants to do is play football and have adventures around the castle. Apparently, the… Continue reading The Peculiar Thing with the Pea by Kaye Umansky & illustrated by Claire Powell

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Wulfie: Stage Fright by Lindsay J Sedgwick & illustrated by Josephine Wolff

Wulfie: Stage Fright is a delightful twist on some favourite fairy tales: Cinderella and The Three Little Pigs. Libby lives with her absentminded father, uncaring stepmother and nasty stepbrother. Her stepmother only has enough love for one child and her darling Rex can do no wrong. Meanwhile, it seems Libby can do nothing right. She’s… Continue reading Wulfie: Stage Fright by Lindsay J Sedgwick & illustrated by Josephine Wolff