Top Ten Tuesday- My Autumn Mini-break TBR

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is Books On My Fall 2019 TBRNow I wasn't going to do this weeks prompt at first, technically I'm away at Center Parcs - and cant stop singing various Robin Hood songs … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday- My Autumn Mini-break TBR

Speedy Monkey- Jeanne Willis, Chantelle & Burgen Thorne

This is a delightful addition to the Colour Fiction range with a folkish fable-like tale and intensely beautiful illustrations throughout humming with energy, movement and rich colour speaking of finding everyone’s place and value. Speedy Monkey is curious and excited about the world around him. He doesn’t want to sit and pause he wants to … Continue reading Speedy Monkey- Jeanne Willis, Chantelle & Burgen Thorne

Notable Non-Fiction: Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero – Clive Gifford & Jonathan Woodward

Out this week from Buster Books is a fascinating twist on the trend for books encouraging a more ecologically sensitive lifestyle. Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero is produced in collaboration with Client Earth which is an environmental law charity that aims to secure a healthy planet, and there’s certainly a different … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction: Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero – Clive Gifford & Jonathan Woodward

Picture Books with Innovative Papercraft Techniques

Sometimes children’s books are beautiful pieces of art. These books are beautiful examples of papercraft, more than just lift the flaps and peek through in the page but intricate die cuts and origami and papercutting to make reading these books an interactive experience. The Wonder Machine- Barry Timms & Laura Brenlla This is a beautiful … Continue reading Picture Books with Innovative Papercraft Techniques

Event: Sophie Anderson in Conversation with Candy Gourlay- Blackwells Oxford.

Ok last weekend I was absolutely in tatters, I was in a quandary, in Oxford one of my favourite authors was going to be in conversation with another author whose work I have been very interested in. And it would be possible for me to go. Eeep. You may not know this about me but … Continue reading Event: Sophie Anderson in Conversation with Candy Gourlay- Blackwells Oxford.