Book Review: Elma the Elf and the Tinsel-Tastic Sled Zeppelin [Advent Book]

Title: Elma the Elf and the Tinsel-Tastic Sled Zeppelin Author(s): Camilla Victoria Storm, Nick Simons Genre: Middle Grade, Christmas Publisher: Cranachan Publishing (Pokey Hat) Publication date: Out now Synopsis Meet Elma the Elf: a chatterbox, an inventor and a pain in the Christmas pudding! Elma is about to start her dream job at Santa’s Toy Factory. But […]

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Sunday Blog: Armistice Runner – Tom Palmer

Happy Sunday everyone! In keeping with my theme from last Sunday, this week’s blog post is a review of another book looking at WWI and Armistice Day. On the 11th November 2018, it will be 100 years since Armistice Day – the day WWI came to an end. There are no veterans left to tell […]

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Sunday Blog: White Feather – Catherine and David MacPhail [Interview]

Welcome back Today’s blog post is something a bit different. In three weeks time, it will be 11th November 2018 and marks the centenary of Armistice Day. It signifies the end of World War I (the eleventh hour, in the eleventh day of the eleventh month) and commemorates all of the lives lost during this […]

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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)

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Book Giveaway!

Giveaway! Yesterday my blog got its 100th follower. I have no goals for my blog but I thought it would be good to do a giveaway to celebrate and thank you all for supporting me. I’m giving one lucky person the opportunity to get book(s) of their choice up to the value of £15 from […]

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