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

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

#Funny #Children’s book – Monster Max and the Bobble Hat of Forgetting by Robin Bennett

  First book in the hilarious Monster Max series Max is an unusual 9-year-old. He can turn himself into a huge, bin- eating monster by BURPING. Being a monster is … Continue reading

February 23, 2021 · Leave a comment

Parents, check this out to help your children – Your Mood Journal by Fearne Cotton

Synopsis: I’VE CREATED THIS BOOK TO HELP SHOW THAT IT’S OK TO FEEL ALL EMOTIONS… Get a pen, pencil and colouring pens at the ready, and prepare to become great friends … Continue reading

February 20, 2021 · 1 Comment

Roald Dahl Words of Magical Mischief by Susan Rennie, Roald Dahl

  Title: Roald Dahl Words of Magical Mischief   Author: Susan Rennie, Roald Dahl Illustrator: Quentin Blake Publisher: OUP Published: 3 Sept. 2020 Pages: 64 Rating: 5/5* Synopsis: Get ready to be bewitched and spellbound by … Continue reading

January 13, 2021 · 1 Comment

Don’t miss this fun, inspirational book – Scavenger Art by Lexi Rees

Scavenger hunts are fun. Drawing is fun. Put them together for ★ SCAVENGER ART ★ This unique art-based activity book includes 52 scavenger hunts designed to ✓ encourage curious minds ✓ spark creativity ✓ practise … Continue reading

December 13, 2020 · 1 Comment

Hector’s Perfect Cake by Lily Clarke

    Hector is baking a cake for his Granny and he’s determined that it’s going to be perfect. But when he discovers that the peanut butter jar is empty, … Continue reading

November 29, 2020 · Leave a comment

Fantastic read: Akea – His Mother’s Son by Elizabeth Jade #MGReader #Adult #WolfPack #BlogTour

Akea – His Mother’s Son Akea is no ordinary husky and taking her place as Wolf Queen was just the first step in the journey set out for her by … Continue reading

November 27, 2020 · 1 Comment

Parents and teachers check this inspirational book out – Wicked Writing Skills by Lexi Rees

Wicked Writing Skills: Over 90 non-fiction activities for children Writing is like a spell. It can melt hearts and fry brains, twisting and turning as the magic works. Want the … Continue reading

November 26, 2020 · 2 Comments

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