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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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 […]

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Bookshop Stop: Golden Hare Books (and a mystery book!)

Front of Golden Hare Books in Edinburgh

Happy Tuesday! I hope you’re all having a good week so far. Mine is proving to be very busy but I’m going to do my best to keep on top of my blog posts after a couple of quieter weeks. You may have noticed that I’ve written a couple of posts recently about my visit […]

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Book Review: Nine, Ten: A September 11 Story

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 […]

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Book Review: Father Christmas and Me – Matt Haig

Synopsis Father Christmas and Me is the final book in Matt Haig’s Christmas trilogy. Travel to Elfhelm to pay one last visit to Father Christmas and Amelia, where the evil Father Vogol is up to his old tricks. Can Amelia save Christmas once again? Review Father Christmas and Me was originally released in October 2017 but the […]

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Book Review: Franklin’s Flying Bookshop – Jen Campbell

Franklin’s Flying Bookshop is a children’s book with a suggested age range of 3-7-year-olds. However, it has been a long time since I was seven and I love this book. Franklin is a book-loving dragon who meets a book-loving girl called Luna – and there their adventures begin. I originally purchased Franklin’s Flying Bookshop as […]

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Book Review: The Music Box – Carbone & Gijé

Before I get into the review, can we all just take a moment to admire the stunning cover artwork for this book? Just look at it! I can’t stop looking at it. OK, I’ll drag myself away for a moment. The Music Box is a children’s graphic novel by Carbone (script) and Gijé (artwork). This is […]

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