The amazing squirrels of Barrington Stoke have sent me some amazing books over the past few weeks and I thought it was about time that I gave them some love and shared the absolute joy of these books. For anyone who doesn't know, Barrington Stoke is a small, independent and award-winning children’s publisher. For over … Continue reading Squirreling around… a Barrington Stoke wrap up!
Owen and the Soldier: a brilliant tale about the importance of feeling heard "Owen and his mum are struggling. It’s just the two of them now and they’re finding it difficult to ask for the help they need. When Owen discovers a crumbling stone soldier in a memorial garden in the local park, it feels … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Lisa Thompson
Yesterday, I shared 10 recommendations for emerging chapter book readers - check it out if you're after recommendations for 6+ years! Today I'm sharing books that I've shared with the kids in my class, school and life! Today is the turn of those who are confidently reading longer chapter books - longer chapter books that … Continue reading “Which books should I add to my Christmas list, Miss?”
Good afternoon friends! How are we all this chilly yet sunny Sunday?! What are you reading? How is December going for you? Today I'm coming at you with a #SixforSunday with wishes from the North Pole. Yes we're talking: Six books you wish Santa would bring you Now we all know that Santa can bring … Continue reading S4S – Please Santa!
STOP, COLLABORATE AND LISTEN! Hello there! Wecome to another installment of #SixforSunday! This week sees me take on something that took an AWFUL LOT OF THOUGHT. Mainly because I needed to get it right. And I didn't want to miss out anyone who I loved. Mainly, I have too many choices! Today we take on: … Continue reading S4S – Authors I’d love to see collaborate…
Hello everyone! Sorry for the hiatus this week... there was just a little need for my brain to take a break after a very busy half term! I am back though! And today's #SixforSunday sees me taking on: Dream panels/events So, my dream panels? WELL THIS IS GONNA BE FUN. I'm gonna go 3 MG … Continue reading S4S – Ultimate panels
Hello Sunday! Hello #SixforSunday pals. How are we all today? Today on #SixforSunday, we are talking: Authors I will always pick up Now... I'm technically going to do 2 #SixforSunday posts in one here... 6 YA authors, and 6 MG authors. (Hey, I'm the creator of #SixforSunday, I can bend the rules!) 6 YA authors … Continue reading S4S – Autobuy authors
(Picture courtesy of Book Buddy website) HELLO. I'd like to take a little moment today to talk about the amazing movement #BookBuddy, started by the incredible Maz Evans (yes, that Maz Evans, author extraordinare!). What is #BookBuddy? The aim of this site is to help schools match up with interested donors to get books into … Continue reading #BookBuddy
Today is a very exciting day! Today I get to share my review of one of the most gorgeous MG books I read last year... AND THERE'S A GIVEAWAY!! Wooohooooo (more on that at the bottom of this post!) The Light Jar: an incredible tale of friendship, strength and family. I was lucky enough to … Continue reading BLOG TOUR: The Light Jar
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!