Good morning everyone! Apologies for my quietness around here recently. We've reached the exhausted time of year and there's still 2 weeks to go as I write this - I am just in a permanent state of exhausted and just existing is taking all of my energy (I wish that was an exaggeration, ha). I've … Continue reading June in books
Good morning! I have the utter joy of kicking off the Grow blog tour today! The brilliant author, Luke Palmer, is here to take over the blog! Grow A white supremacist group and its violent leader targets teenage Josh, who is struggling to cope with his father's recent death at the hands of terrorists. Will … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Luke Palmer
Good morning everyone! I hope you’re all doing well and staying safe! Today, I'm sharing 4 books that I adored AND that my kids are absolutely lapping up. These books have only been in my classroom a short amount of time and they've not been on the shelf for longer than a few minutes! *** … Continue reading Mini reviews: the ones my kids snatched up!
The Crackledawn Dragon: a story of hope, trust and joy! 11-year-old Zebedee Bolt is on the run. Again. Only this time it’s not the police who find him. It’s an evil harpy called Morg. And when she hauls him into Crackledawn, an Unmapped kingdom that conjures sunlight for our world, Zeb discovers running away only … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Abi Elphinstone
Good morning everyone! I hope you’re all doing well and staying safe! Today, I’m sharing some books that are perfect for the younger readers in life – from books for 5 year olds to maybe 8 year olds? For being a teacher, I’m terrible at this kind of thing… I’m more of a ‘let them … Continue reading Mini reviews: the younger ones strike back!
Good afternoon everyone! A double treat for you this Sunday! It's my stop on the Aziza's Secret Fairy Door blog tour and author Lola Morayo is here to tell you all about the characters in her brilliant new book! *** An introduction to the cast of Aziza’s Secret Fairy Door! Names are important in a … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Lola Morayo
Good morning! IT’S WRAP UP TIME! May has been, gone and left us all in its wake. We are already well into June! The sun is shining (WOOHOO) and there is joy to be had! I continued to have a very productive May thanks to a half term holiday and honestly, it was what my … Continue reading May in books
It's my utter joy to be hosting a stop on the blog tour for Twitch, M.G.Leonard's new kids book. Twitch: part mystery; part detective story; ALL BRILLIANCE Twitch is a twelve-year-old with three pet chickens, four pigeons, swallows nesting in his bedroom and a passion for bird-spotting. On the first day of summer holidays, he … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: MG Leonard
It's my absolute honour to be on the blog tour for Indigo Wilde and the Creatures at Jellybean Terrace! I read this book recently and it was a proper delight! Check out my review as part of the blog tour below! Indigo Wilde and the Creatures at Jellybean Crescent: delightfully colourful and charming! Discovered in … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Pippa Curnick
Morning everyone! It is my absolute honour to be part of the blog tour to celebrate the new book by the brilliant Hilary McKay, The Swallow's Flight. I have the absolute joy of sending Hilary a few questions and honestly, doing things like this are some of the best bits of being a blogger! Erik … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Hilary McKay