The Thief who Sang Storms: an incredible story of honesty, friendship, bravery and community The Island of Morovia is shaped like a broken heart. The humans live on one side of the island, and the alkonosts - the bird-people - live on the other. But it wasn't always this way...Linnet wishes she could sing magic, … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Sophie Anderson
Hello everyone! I hope you are all well! I’m stopping by your timelines today to share 3 books that I read and loved recently! *** Greta and the Ghost Hunters - Sam Copeland Greta Woebegone did not believe in ghosts because she was a sensible young girl and sensible young girls tend not to believe … Continue reading Mini reviews – the ones I LOVED
Every year, I am asked for recommendations of books to buy for children... and every year I go blank, so I thought I would put together this list of books that I'd recommend buying for kids for Christmas! This post is going to focus on middle grade books, but I will be back with a … Continue reading Books: the perfect present!
Morning everyone! I've been sharing the graphic novels we love in my classroom over the past few Mondays and I thought I'd take the time to share stand alone graphic novels we love and have gone mad over. *** DOODLEVILLE – CHAD SELL Drew is just a regular artist. But there’s nothing ordinary about her … Continue reading Graphic novels we love: some stand alones!
The amazing squirrels of Barrington Stoke sent me some amazing books recently and I had a lovely time reading them! For anyone who doesn’t know, Barrington Stoke is a small, independent and award-winning children’s publisher. For over 20 years they’ve been pioneering super-readable, dyslexia-friendly fiction to help every child become a reader. Their books are printed with a specially designed … Continue reading Mini reviews: the Barrington Stoke edition
Morning everyone! Last week, I posted the first in a series of posts about books that my kids are loving - with a focus primarily on graphic novels. I've been on a graphic novel journey over the past year and a half and have well and truly fallen for them. I'll be honest and say … Continue reading Graphic novels we love #2
Good morning everyone! I am here with some more graphic novels that I’ve read recently. These are from 2 series that I'm utterly loving (for different reasons) and my kids are too! *** Evil Emperor Penguin Almost Takes Over the World - Laura Ellen Anderson Evil Emperor Penguin has a plan. (Another one! He's a … Continue reading The funny and the adventure: graphic novel goodness!
Morning everyone! It is my utter joy to be on the blog tour for Ross Montgomery's newest middle grade adventure, The Chime Seekers. I have been putting off reviewing this just in time for this blog tour and my word... you guys are in for a total treat! Step into a world of faerie tricks … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Ross Montgomery
Morning everyone! Sorry for the absence last week - I needed a moment for my brain. It was a very busy place and I just needed to take a week for myself! But I'm back with a few posts this week - woohoo! Someone recently asked me on Twitter for some recommendations of graphic novels … Continue reading Graphic novels we love #1
Good morning everyone! It's my stop on the blog tour for The Bear Who Sailed The Ocean On An Iceberg by Emily Crichley. This book was instantly snapped up by one of the kids in my class who told me the cover just made her smile! From a Carnegie nominated author, a brilliantly funny and … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: Emily Critchley