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Somewhere to review books I'm reading without giving away any spoilers!

Fantastic #Children’s Adventure – Edie and the Box of Flits by Kate Wilkinson – #RhymingReview @PiccadillyPress

A modern classic for readers of THE BORROWERS – about eleven-year-old Edie Winter and her magical box of winged people that only children can see. When eleven-year-old Edie Winter finds … Continue reading

July 22, 2021 · 2 Comments

Crab Dab and Blenny by Peta Rainford – 5* Fun, rhyming picture book with serious message!

Crab, Dab & Blenny is a fun, rhyming picture book about the serious theme of plastics in the ocean. Fish friends Dab and Blenny are upset by the plastic that washes … Continue reading

July 13, 2021 · 1 Comment

Brilliant book for #Children and #Teachers – The Problem with Poppy by @ESandfordAuthor

Poppy the porcupine has always wanted to make a friend, but her defensive nature prevents her. When a young tiger cub stumbles upon her one day in the rainforest, she … Continue reading

June 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

Lovely #Children’s book – Barty Barton: The bear that was loved too much by Sue Wickstead

What happens when we outgrow our teddy bears? Should we let them go? Thomas loved his teddy bear, but over the years, Barty had become tatty and old.  However, Barty … Continue reading

June 9, 2021 · 3 Comments

Lovely, rhyming children’s picture book – Sir Lambalot by Jude Lennon and Holly Bushnell

“Queen Floss lives in a castle grand, The finest one across the land. Sir Lambalot is her busiest knight, With quests to do both day and night.” Queen Floss is … Continue reading

April 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Opie Jones Talks to Animals by Nat Luurtsema

Title: Opie Jones Talks to Animals Author: Nat Luurtsema Illustrator: Fay Austin Publisher: Egmont Published: February 4th, 2021 Pages: 288 Target Age Group: 8 – 12 years old Rating: 4* My … Continue reading

March 25, 2021 · Leave a comment

Magical Children’s book – The Weather Weaver by Tamsin Mori – brilliant read!

  Title: The Weather Weaver Author: Tamsin Mori Publisher: UCLan Publishing Pub Date: Paperback: 2020, Kindle: 04 Mar 2021 Pages: 310 Rating: 5* My Review: I really hope this is the first book in … Continue reading

March 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Don’t miss this emotive, inspirational story for children and adults – The Shark Caller by Zillah Bethell 

  Title: The Shark Caller    Author: Zillah Bethell  Publisher: Usborne Published: February 2021  Version: Paperback, 400 pages Rating: 5*   Synopsis: Desperate to become a shark caller to avenge the … Continue reading

March 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

Fun children’s picture book – One Night in Beartown by Nick Jones

  From the award-winning duo that brought you Sarah’s Shadow comes another magical adventure… When bear-mad schoolgirl Sandy Lane has her beloved teddy bear Berisford confiscated at school, she dreads … Continue reading

February 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

Delightful, colourful book – The Snowman by Raymond Briggs – and great CD reading of it, too!

  Title: The Snowman: The Book of the Classic Film     Author: Raymond Briggs Publisher: Puffin Published October 1st 2015 (first published October 7th 2004) Pages: 32 pages Rating: 5* My Review: … Continue reading

February 27, 2021 · 1 Comment

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