Good afternoon everyone! Twice in one day, I hear you say? I know, I know; I spoil you so! This afternoon, I have the utter joy of being part of the blog tour for The Bewitching of Aveline Jones by Phil Hickes. The first book in this series was so incredibly popular with so many … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Phil Hickes
Good morning everyone! To celebrate the release of Laura Dockrill's new book, The Dream House, I am honoured to be on the blog tour!! Laura is popping along today to share some recommendations about grief for younger readers, and I think these will come in so handy for teachers, parents and anyone who works with … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Laura Dockrill
Morning everyone! Today is my stop on the blog tour for the brilliant, football-tastic book by Seth Burkett and Matt Oldfield. I know the kids at my school were football crazy before we broke up and all of the football books were constantly out of the library, so new football books are always welcome in … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Seth Burkett and Matt Oldfield
Kissing Emma: a story full of fight, falling and family Emma and her mother are down on their luck. They're taking turns sleeping on the sofa in her nan's tiny flat - and desperately trying to come up with an escape plan. Emma is struggling with her family, struggling at school where the girls are bitchy … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Shappi Khorsandi
Morning everyone! Today, I have a very exciting thing for you all... or rather TWO exciting things! About a year ago now, the gorgeous humans of Chicken House approached me to write some resources around a brand new book they were publishing, and I HAPPILY agreed! Then, a few months ago, Nina (publicist extraordinaire) asked … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Angharad Walker
Good morning everyone! I have the utter joy of being on the blog tour for Lightning Falls, the brand new adventure from Amy Wilson. I am a massive fan of Amy's books and Lightning Falls is no different! Her books are always so full of magic and wonder... and let me tell you, this one … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Amy Wilson
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 try it and … Continue reading Mini reviews: more kids’ delights!
Morning everyone! I’m back today with some more mini reviews of some of my recent YA reads. I've read a few YA books recently that I properly enjoyed and I think it's time that I spoke about them! These are YA books that need space in your life and on my blog. This blog features … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: YAY YA round up!
Happy Here: full of sheer delights - an anthology for everyone! With an introduction from bestselling author Sharna Jackson, Happy Here features stories and poems by 10 Black British authors for readers aged 7+. Exploring themes of joy, home and family through a wide range of genres and styles, each author has been paired with a different … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Happy here
How To Survive Without Grown Ups: funny, full of adventure and approved by my class! Mum and Dad have left - gone to Mars , and they're never coming back . . .FREEDOM AT LAST! But this isn't one of Dad's weird jokes; it's REAL. It's up to ten-year-old Eliza and her genius little brother, Johnnie ,to find out what's going … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Larry Hayes