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
Explorers on Black Ice Bridge: a rip-roaring adventure through icy cold depths! "Ice princess Stella Starflake and her father Felix are in trouble: President Fogg has expelled them from the Polar Bear Explorers' Club, and banned them from going on any further expeditions. Stella's not going to be put off by rules and regulations though. She … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Alex Bell
Explorers On Witch Mountain: bursting with new adventures and new friends "Stella Starflake Pearl is eagerly anticipating her next expedition. Suddenly disaster strikes when Stella's father, Felix, is snatched by a fearsome witch. Stella must bring her magic ice princess tiara to Witch Mountain or she will never see Felix again! But no one ever … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Alex Bell
Max and the Millions: adventure filled and laughter a-plenty! "Max is used to spending time alone - it's difficult to make friends in a big, chaotic school when you're deaf. He prefers to give his attention to the little things in life... like making awesome, detailed replica models. Then Mr Darrow, the school caretaker and … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Ross Montgomery
Hero at the Fall: a fitting end to a trilogy I adored "When gunslinging Amani Al'Hiza escaped her dead-end town, she never imagined she'd join a revolution, let alone lead one. But after the bloodthirsty Sultan of Miraji imprisoned the Rebel Prince Ahmed in the mythical city of Eremot, she doesn't have a choice. Armed … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Alwyn Hamilton
Christmas Dinner of Souls: devilish, daring and delicious (Thanks Waterstones Newcastle for once again providing an incredible background to a picture... I love this table!!) "It's a dark and lonely Christmas Eve in the dining room of ancient Soul's College. The kitchen boy, 11-year-old Lewis, has helped prepare a highly unusual meal, made with unrecognisable … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: Ross Montgomery
Well hello compadres. The year is almost coming to an end! What happened there? The day is December 1. I have read books. I have done things. November came and went. It was a pretty stressful month. My poor bullet journal was abandoned due to stresses. I bought a Fitbit and I am coming to … Continue reading November books!
Winterkill: seductive, nervy and enthralling. Friday saw the start of the #SundayYAthon... where we have to read as many books as we can in a weekend! I was travelling to London to meet a pocket friend of mine (see: amazing online friend) and was reading Orangeboy on the way down (as book 1 of #SundayYAthon) … Continue reading BOOKBLOG: KATE A BOORMAN