Book Review, Guest Post, Picture Books

Herman Needs a Home by Lucy Noguera & Emma Latham ~ Guest Post

Herman Needs a Home from Lucy Noguera and Brilliant Monster Books is a delightful picture book packed full of facts about hermit crabs. Herman and his sister, Hiro, are growing. That means their shells no longer fit. Hiro is lucky enough to find a new shell to move into, but not Herman. He looks everywhere… Continue reading Herman Needs a Home by Lucy Noguera & Emma Latham ~ Guest Post

Book Review, Guest Post, Picture Books

One Camel Called Doug by Lu Fraser & Sarah Warburton ~ Guest Post

One Camel Called Doug is a counting book with a difference. Overflowing with personality and charm, there is so much to look at and enjoy on every page. I had the immense pleasure of reading this wonderful picture book with my friend Jake who's three. He's already a big fan of The Littlest Yak so… Continue reading One Camel Called Doug by Lu Fraser & Sarah Warburton ~ Guest Post

Blog Tour, Book Review, Guest Post, Middle Grade Fiction

The Runaways of Haddington Hall by Vivian French ~ Blog Tour & Guest Post

The Runaways of Haddington Hall is a fast-paced Victorian adventure full of fire and determination! Minnie O'Sullivan is the daughter of a washer woman who teaches her how to stand up for herself and make her own way in the world. When a series of small mistakes land Minnie in Mrs Haddington's home for wayward… Continue reading The Runaways of Haddington Hall by Vivian French ~ Blog Tour & Guest Post

Blog Tour, Book Review, Guest Post, Middle Grade Fiction

Little Horror by Daniel Peak ~ Blog Tour & Guest Post

Little Horror is a fugitive, sci-fi adventure with a very unlikely hero. Rita is a baby with the personality of a teenager. Nearly two, she can talk, read, write and solve any number of problems. She is gifted, unique and unlike any other toddler she’s ever met. Despite how brilliant she is, she has to… Continue reading Little Horror by Daniel Peak ~ Blog Tour & Guest Post

Blog Tour, Guest Post, Middle Grade Fiction

The Bewitching of Aveline Jones ~ Blog Tour & Guest Post

I'm thrilled to welcome author Phil Hickes to Scope for Imagination with a special guest post about the books that had an impact on him growing up. I wonder how many spooky books featured on his reading list! The Bewitching of Aveline Jones, sequel to the brilliantly scary The Haunting of Aveline Jones is available… Continue reading The Bewitching of Aveline Jones ~ Blog Tour & Guest Post

Book Review, Guest Post, Non-fiction Books

Ireland: The People, The Places, The Stories by Rachel Pierce ~ Guest Post

I'm thrilled to welcome Rachel Pierce to Scope for Imagination with a fascinating guest post. Her new book is bursting with intriguing information about this wonderful country and culture. The Hidden History of Ireland by Rachel Pierce, author of Ireland: The People, The Places, The Stories Ireland is an island of stories. They are woven… Continue reading Ireland: The People, The Places, The Stories by Rachel Pierce ~ Guest Post

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

Jenny Pearson – The Incredible Record Smashers – Guest Post

The Incredible Record Smashers is the second hilarious and heart-warming adventure from Jenny Pearson, author and primary school teacher, & illustrated by Erica Salcedo. Jenny's debut, The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates, was a Waterstones Children's Book of the Month, was shortlisted for the Costa Children’s Book Award and is a 2021 Read for… Continue reading Jenny Pearson – The Incredible Record Smashers – Guest Post

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

My Favourite Book Character – Special Guest Post by Lucy (age 11)

Bear from the book The Last Bear by Hannah Gold My favourite book character is Bear - a real life bear - from the book The Last Bear. I like this character because he is strong and powerful; he is also independent and knows how to look after himself. He got trapped on Bear Island… Continue reading My Favourite Book Character – Special Guest Post by Lucy (age 11)