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Book Review: Little Wise Wolf – van der Hammen & Siemensma

Title: Little Wise Wolf Author(s): Gijs van der Hammen, Hanneke Siemensma (Translated by Laura Watkinson) Genre: Children's fiction (Age 4-7 years) Publisher: Book Island Publication date: Out now Review As usual, when the lovely Greet from Book Island dropped me an email asking me if I wanted copies of the latest publications I couldn't respond fast… Continue reading Book Review: Little Wise Wolf – van der Hammen & Siemensma

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Book Review: Goodnight, Anne – Kallie George and Geneviève Godbout

Title: Goodnight, Anne Author: Kallie George (author), Geneviève Godbout (illustrator) Publisher: Tundra (Imprint of Penguin Random House Canada Young Readers) Publication date: 27th September 2018 (UK) Synopsis When night falls, it's time for Anne to go to bed... but not before saying goodnight to everyone and everything she loves. Will Anne ever go to sleep? Inspired by… Continue reading Book Review: Goodnight, Anne – Kallie George and Geneviève Godbout

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Book Review: Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

  Title: Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story Author: Nora Raleigh Baskin Genre: Middle Grade Publisher: Turtleback Books Publication date: Out now Synopsis Ask anyone: September 11, 2001, was serene and lovely, a perfect day until a plane struck the World Trade Center. But right now it is a few days earlier, and four kids in… Continue reading Book Review: Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

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Book Review: The Jacobite’s Wife – Morag Edwards

Title: The Jacobite's Wife Author: Morag Edwards Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher: Hookline Books Publication date: Out now Synopsis Lady Winifred has had a troubled childhood. Her mother, father and brother were all imprisoned for treason due to their support for the Catholic king. When she falls in love with a handsome young Scottish nobleman, the… Continue reading Book Review: The Jacobite’s Wife – Morag Edwards

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Book Review: Wilderness Wars – Barbara Henderson

Title: Wilderness Wars Author: Barbara Henderson Genre: Middle Grade Publisher: Pokey Hat/Cranachan Books Publication date: Out now Synopsis When her father's construction work takes Em's family to the uninhabited island of Skelsay, she is excited, but also a little uneasy. Soon Em, and her friend Zac, realise that setbacks, mishaps and accidents on the island… Continue reading Book Review: Wilderness Wars – Barbara Henderson

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Book Review: What Does The Crocodile Say? – Eva Montanari

Title: What Does The Crocodile Say? Author: Eva Montanari Genre: Children's fiction Publisher: Book Island Publication date: Out now Review I was sent this cute book by Book Island, an independent publishing house based in Bristol, specialising in children's books. What Does The Crocodile Say? tells the story of a crocodile who is going to his… Continue reading Book Review: What Does The Crocodile Say? – Eva Montanari

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Book Review: The Clockwork Crow – Catherine Fisher

Title: The Clockwork Crow Author: Catherine Fisher Genre: Middle-Grade Victorian Fantasy Publication date: 4th October 2018 Publisher: Firefly Press Synopsis "When Seren Rhys is given a newspaper parcel by a stranger late at night in an empty train station, she has no idea what trouble it contains. She is on her way to a new… Continue reading Book Review: The Clockwork Crow – Catherine Fisher

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Book Review: Up The Mountain – Marianne Dubuc

Title: Up The Mountain Author: Marianne Dubuc Genre: Children's fiction Publisher: Book Island Publication date: Out now Review I was lucky enough to be sent this charming book by Book Island, an independent publishing house based in Bristol, specialising in children's books. Up The Mountain tells the story of Mrs. Badger who meets Leo the cat and… Continue reading Book Review: Up The Mountain – Marianne Dubuc

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Book Review: The Train to Impossible Places (A Cursed Delivery) – P. G. Bell

Title: The Train to Impossible Places - A Cursed Delivery Author: P. G. Bell Genre: Fantasy Publication date: 4th October 2018 Synopsis Imagine getting up one night to find a troll building a railway line through your house for the Impossible Postal Express. Then imagine that the next thing you know you're on your way to… Continue reading Book Review: The Train to Impossible Places (A Cursed Delivery) – P. G. Bell

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Book Review: The Winter’s Child – Cassandra Parkin

Title: The Winter's Child Author: Cassandra Parkin Genre: Adult fiction/Literary fiction/Suspense/Horror/Psychological Publication date: Out now This review contains some minor spoilers. I finally finished this book last night and couldn't wait to get started on a review. When I was initially approved for this book I was expecting a fairly standard missing child orientated thriller,… Continue reading Book Review: The Winter’s Child – Cassandra Parkin