How not to be a vampire slayer is a playful and funny book perfect for fans of Amelia Fang, Skeleton Keys and Lottie Luna who are ready to move on to more challenging MG. It has brought both Littlefae and I smiles and giggles of joy as we watched Maggie’s story unfold and discover her … Continue reading How NOT to be a vampire slayer – Katy Birchall
If I could only say one thing about His Royal Hopeless I would say imagine a Disney- Pixar movie but in book form- it has all the magic, the layered storytelling and jokes and growth of those animated movies imagine Onward with a dash of Luca and a frosting of Frozen meets a dollop of … Continue reading His Royal Hopeless – Chloë Perrin
Today we are celebrating Diary of An Accidental Witch, a gorgeously fun diary style book ideal for fans of Amelia Fang, Sam Wu and Tom Gates. I am honoured to be hosting a reflection by Perdita and Honor Cargill on the joys and creative freedom of writing a witchy book and have been sharing Bea's … Continue reading Author Feature: Diary of an Accidental Witch – Perdita & Honor Cargill illustrated by Katie Saunders.
I’m delighted to be shouting Action! and starting off the blog tour for We Made A Movie, the long awaited sequel to We Won An Island by Charlotte Lo. Charlotte’s debut was bright, aspirational and funny but with a underlying truth of the quiet impact on children of adult financial and mental health struggles when … Continue reading Blog Tour: We Made A Movie – Charlotte Lo
I am so delighted to be celebrating the publication of Mark Bradley’s Bumble & Snug and the Angry Pirates, a graphic novel/comic book for younger readers. This book has been welcomed with glee into our home, I barely was allowed to photograph it before it was whisked away by my 8 year old with her … Continue reading Blog Tour: Bumble & Snug and the Angry Pirates by Mark Bradley
Anisha Accidental Detective was a lovely find for us last year as Littlefae took the family focused mystery to her heart and the follow up has been thoroughly enjoyed too. In fact it was partly because Littlefae added this to her special stash that it’s taken so long for me to read and review!! In fact … Continue reading Anisha, Accidental Detective: School’s Cancelled by Serena Patel illustrated by Emma McCann
I’m delighted to be hosting a stop on the debut #Muddlemoor Mysteries Blog Tour! Ruth Quayle is such a fun and playful author who consistently manages to capture with tenderness that utter innocence of childhood that creates silly misunderstandings and vagaries of the imagination. Ruth’s previous books including her Mabel series have been a success … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Muddlemoor Mysteries Peril at the Bake Off Ruth Quayle illustrated by Marta Kissi