Wanda’s Words Got Stuck – Lucy Rowland & Paula Bowles

Wanda’s words got stuck Lucy Rowland Paula Bowles

Lucy Rowland is a brilliant star for empathetic and thoughtful picture books, and coupled with the illustrative genius of Paula Bowles (one of our favourites) this tale of a little witch whose words get stuck is an absolute gift.  Speech and Language issues are a quiet but huge topic within parenting and childhood, with many … Continue reading Wanda’s Words Got Stuck – Lucy Rowland & Paula Bowles

The Wizard in the Wood – Louie Stowell illustrated by Davide Ortu

The Wizard in the Wood Louie Stowell

We’ve been fans of Louie’s convention-smashing Kit The Wizard Series illustrated by Davide Ortu since whispers of The Dragon in the Library brought a proof to my doorstep and into my heart.  A perfect adventure and fun filled series snuggling into that post early chapter but not quite ready for full on middle grade range … Continue reading The Wizard in the Wood – Louie Stowell illustrated by Davide Ortu

Blog Tour: The Muddlemoor Mysteries Peril at the Bake Off Ruth Quayle illustrated by Marta Kissi

Muddlemoor Mysteries Peril at the Bake off by Ruth Quayle

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

Feature: Corpse Talk: Dead Good Storytellers. Adam & Lisa Murphy

Corpse Talk Dead Good Storytellers Adam & Lisa Murphy

Today I am delighted to be hosting this stop on The Corpse Talk: Dead Good Storytellers Blog Tour with bonus featured content from the author & illustrator husband and wife team Adam and Lisa Murphy!  When the email for Corpse Talk popped up in my inbox it was an instant yes for us. Bringing to … Continue reading Feature: Corpse Talk: Dead Good Storytellers. Adam & Lisa Murphy

Blog Tour: Gordon the Gremlin- Lizzie Exton & Tom Exton

Gordon the Gremlin by Lucy Exton and Tom Exton

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