Book Review, Picture Books

Owl Always Love You by Patricia Hegarty & illustrated by Bryony Clarkson

Owl Always Love You is an absolutely lovely peek-through board book to share at bedtime. With opportunities to touch, peek, look forward and look back, it will engage young readers in a gentle goodnight. Set in a forest of warm autumnal colours, each page is full of adorable baby animals for readers to fall in… Continue reading Owl Always Love You by Patricia Hegarty & illustrated by Bryony Clarkson

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

October, October by Katya Balen & illustrated by Angela Harding

“I’m so glad I live in a world where there are Octobers.” ~ Anne of Green Gables October, October is a powerful story of love, discovery, challenges, loss and rebuilding. 11-year-old October lives in the forest with her father. They are wild and love everything about their off-grid existence. They rely on themselves and the… Continue reading October, October by Katya Balen & illustrated by Angela Harding

Book Review, Picture Books

Snooze – A Helpful Guide for Sleepy Owls by Eilidh Muldoon

Sleep can be tricky. New experiences, a warm night or a few worries can make falling asleep seem almost impossible for little ones. Snooze is a charming self-help style guide to getting a good night’s sleep. The simple, step-by-step instructions make it seem so easy – the narrator obviously hasn’t been in this forest before!… Continue reading Snooze – A Helpful Guide for Sleepy Owls by Eilidh Muldoon