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!
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
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
My lovely friend Cora (over at TeaPartyPrincess) created this tag, centred around things we usually do around Bank Holiday! Have a lie in: which book could you lounge in bed with all morning?The Scarecrow Queen by Melinda Salisbury. It just is magnificent. I love Twylla's progression. If I could be left in bed wtih all … Continue reading Bank Holiday Book Tag
4 days of 2017 left. 4 days of books to add to my Goodreads total. However, I have made a decision about the best MG books of 2017, for me. I'm going to give a very short description and leave a link to my review, if you're interested in more information. If there isn't a … Continue reading Best of 2017: MG edition
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
Yesterday, was the first of my "Perfect Presents" series! I hope you enjoyed my recommendations for brilliant picture books to buy! I would love to know if you have bought any of them for the little people in your life! Today's perfect presents post is all about: Perfect MG books (Now this could be a … Continue reading Perfect Presents #2
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!
Happy Tuesday everyone! How are we all? Today we have one of my favourite authors of all time sent away to Desert Island of Booklessness - the fabulous and incredible Ross Montgomery. He's the brilliant author of some incredible books: Perijee and Me and The Building Boy. Not only these ones but I can't wait … Continue reading Desert Island Books – Ross Montgomery
So earlier today you all got to see my YA/fiction favourites of 2016, but I am SO LUCKY in that I get to read an awful lot of MG books and picture books, so I figured I would do a MG/picture book favourites too! Again these are books that I've read (to myself/with the kids) … Continue reading Favourite reads of 2016: MG edition