Activity Books, Book Review, Non-fiction Books, Picture Books

Super Books from Scholastic – September 2021

Saving Mr Hoot by Helen Stephens Ben is sure he hears an owl outside his bedroom window but no one else has noticed him. Mr Hoot takes Ben’s biscuit and steals his glove but still no one believes him. When spring comes, there are plans for tree felling in the area. Mr Hoot’s home is… Continue reading Super Books from Scholastic – September 2021

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