King of the Swamp: a gorgeous story about looking after nature! "McDarkly lives quietly all on his own, growing orchids in his dank swamp, until one day his peace is disturbed by an arrogant king who wants to turn the swamp into a roller-skate park. McDarkly has ten days to prove that the swamp isn't … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Catherine Emmett/Ben Mantle
Morning everyone! In June, I took part in the Star Wars readathon hosted by my brilliant friend, S. It was a brilliantly organised readathon and you could choose which path you wanted to go down to which career you were going for (obv all Star Wars themed!). I went for the role of Jedi Knight … Continue reading Star Wars Readathon: round up!
Clean Up: a GORGEOUS story about the importance of looking after our world! "When Rocket goes for a holiday to visit her grandparents, she's shocked by the pollution that is spoiling their island home and putting the local sea life at risk. Can she think of a way to save the day?" Clean Up is … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Nathan Bryon/Dapo Adeola
Morning everyone! Recently, I read a couple of graphic novels and thought I would dedicate a little post to them! I don't read a lot of graphic novels, but having read these few, I think I could TOTALLY get on board with reading more! I don't know why, they've just never been on my radar, … Continue reading Kids Graphic Novels: mini reviews
Oof Makes An Ouch: a gorgeous story of friendship and the power of our words This gorgeous story tells the tale of Oof and Pib. They come from an ancient tribe and don't know a lot of words, but like every other group of best friends in the world, they have their own kind of … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Duncan Beedie
Good morning everyone! How are you all doing? What's happening this fine Monday morning? What are you reading at the minute? I'd love to know in the comments what you're all reading... I'm here today to give you some mini reviews of some Queer YA books I've read recently! It wasn't until I was looking … Continue reading YA Pride: A round-up
While We Can't Hug: a beautifully simple way to demonstrate that even if we can't hug... we can still love each other! "Hedgehog and Tortoise were the best of friends. They wanted to give each other a great, big hug. But they weren't allowed to touch. "Don't worry," said Owl. "There are lots of ways … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: While We Can’t Hug
Good morning! I hope you are all well and are reading some fantastic books! I thought I’d stop by my blog today and share some mini reviews for some brilliant MG books I’ve read recently because giving space to every book I read this year is a pledge I have made! Don't Tell Him I'm … Continue reading More Mini MG reviews!
The Tide: an incredibly poignant story that made me BAWL "A young girl loves her grandpa so much! When they spend the day at the beach, she holds his hand as they go for a walk, and they build sand castles together. But sometimes, its difficult, because Grandpa has become forgetful. Grandpa's memories are like … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Clare Helen Welsh
Dragon Mountain: a total ride filled with incredible characters and DRAGONS. "When 12-year-old Billy Chan finds out his parents are sending him to a summer camp in middle-of-nowhere China he doesn’t know what to expect. There he meets fellow campers Dylan, Charlotte and Ling-Fei and together they stumble upon an age-old secret: four powerful warrior … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Katie and Kevin Tsang