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 review Monday: the squirrel edit
BOOK BLOG: Tom Palmer
Arctic Star: bravery, friendship, duty and the cold! Winter 1943. Teenagers Frank, Joseph and Stephen are Royal Navy recruits on their first mission at sea during the Second World War. Their ship is part of an Arctic Convoy sailing to Russia to deliver supplies to the Soviets. The convoys have to navigate treacherous waters, sailing … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Tom Palmer
Mini reviews: the historical edition
Hello everyone! I'm here interrupting your timelines to share some reviews of some kids historical books I've read recently. I don't read a lot of historical fiction (y'know outside of WW2), so I'm really trying my hardest to get some more into my catalogue! If you have any recommendations, please please let me know! Gamayun … Continue reading Mini reviews: the historical edition
“Which books should I add to my Christmas list, Miss?”
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?”
Brilliant MG still to come!
2018 has graced us some EXCEPTIONAL MG so far... yet with half a year left there is still some EXCELLENT MG left to come. Today, in the spirit of sharing exciting things and looking forward, I thought I would share with you 10 books that I'm excited for in the rest of this year. There … Continue reading Brilliant MG still to come!