Oh. Oh, OH it’s Magic. Complete Magic. I am so incredibly delighted to be celebrating The Creature Keeper by the lovely Damaris Young today. The Creature Keeper is Damaris’ second children’s novel after her amazing debut last year with the spectacular and spooky fantastical Africa set quest The Switching Hour of which I am a … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Creature Keeper- Damaris Young
Gremlins, you know, the saboteurs from the supernatural, naughtier than piskies and scorned brownies, not quite as horrible as goblins though, Or the things that happen to cute little mogwais if you feed them after midnight. This deliciously dark humoured and stunning visual picture book from sibling duo Lizzie and Tom Exton blends together the … Continue reading Blog Tour: Gordon the Gremlin- Lizzie Exton & Tom Exton
Today I’m going to give a lot of love and a big faery pumpkin hug boost to the Amelia Fang series by author/illustrator Laura Ellen Anderson. This series is a faevorite of the entire family and it is a bittersweet note that The Trouble with Toads is the last currently planned in the series. With … Continue reading Blog Tour: Amelia Fang and the Trouble with Toads- Laura Ellen Anderson
I was so excited when The Stone of Destiny was published by Cranachan Press last year, as soon as I heard the words selkies and Fae I was sold, but there is much more to Caroline Logan’s series The Four Treasures as our journey into her world begins with a quest to retrieve a magical … Continue reading The Stone of Destiny- Caroline Logan
I am so grateful that this book landed on my doormat because this book, my goodness, this book has something incredible within its pages, something that stirs the soul and reaches in for the magic buried deep inside us. If you love the way that Sophie Anderson threads oral storytelling and folk tale tradition into … Continue reading Moonchild: Voyage of the Lost and Found by Aisha Bushby
So, I’ve been incredibly quiet over the last few months, and it’s upset me to ‘lose’ myself in this way. Of course talking about why it’s not possible to avoid the words pandemic as a reason, sorry to anyone who is struggling with the turmoil or loss by my mentioning it. I’ve suffered with anxiety, … Continue reading Hello, again.
I am so delighted to be taking part in Kate Mallinder’s blog tour for her second teen/YA book Asking for a Friend. Kaye’s debut Summer of No Regrets was a highlight of my reading last year with its exploration of four girls finding themselves and growing over the summer between their GCSEs and starting 6th … Continue reading Blog Tour: Asking For A Friend – Kate Mallinder