I am so excited to have finally finalised my list for Believathon!! Believe in the Impossible Readathon is a Middle Grade Reading challenge created by BookTuber Gavin Hetherington bringing together a group read and selection of a minimum 4 books from a list of 10 prompts and ALL CELEBRATING MIDDLE GRADE!! https://twitter.com/believathon/status/1174420220368347137?s=12 I decided to … Continue reading Believathon: The Stack is Finalised!!!!
WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Taking on a World Of Words that simply asks three questions. What are you currently reading? The Girl Who Stole An Elephant - Nizrana FarookThis isn't out until Feb 2020 So I am incredibly lucky to have a proof, it's been described as Robin Hood meets Arabian Nights … Continue reading Pause for WWW Wednesday 23/10
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is supposed to be Books I’d Give Different Titles To but you may have realised I’m the kind of person who may find that a touch mean. So in honour of the … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday- Friends-Style Book Descriptions
There has been a gentle movement towards including illustration in Middle Grade books this year from various publishers so I’m delighted to see this book embracing Nick Ward’s illustration talents as much as his writing ones. Billy is scared of the dark. No, let’s try that again, Billy is terrified of the dark, of what … Continue reading The Night’s Realm – Nick Ward
We were sent a copy of the three books by the publisher for free but the review and opinions are entirely our own. Please see the link at the end for the chance to WIN a set of all three books. We don’t watch a huge amount of television but both of my girls are … Continue reading Review & Giveaway: Moon and Me – Andrew Davenport
This post is participating in #KLTR this month. These are such a clever idea. Littlefae is 6 but she still loves an interactive board book, lifting, turning, wiggling, she enjoys the kinaesthetic and sensory aspects of such books, and I suspect she isn’t the only one. Here the team at Caterpillar have applied the concept … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction- Turn and Learn Books illustrated by Hannah Tolson
At the beginning of September I set myself the challenge to read the MMU series by Robin Stevens from start to latest book as I had only to that point read the first. Throughout I am keeping a casebook of my own taking notes to compile my reflections. Contains very minor spoilers but nothing that reveals the … Continue reading MMU Marathon 4: Jolly Foul Play by Robin Stevens