I am so happy to be today’s stop on the blog tour for There’s a Rang-tan In My Bedroom by James Sellick & Frann Preston-Gammon, a timely, poignant and powerfully eco-political and educational book. Though fair warning, I may get a little passionate in this post!! There’s a Rang-tan In My Bedroom is the book … Continue reading Blog Tour: There’s a Rang-tan in my Bedroom- James Sellick & Frann Preston-Gammon. Foreword by Emma Thompson.
I am so excited to be part of an Event celebrating the publication of Pinocchio by MinaLima in the UK!! If you have glanced at the classic and fairy tale sections of your local bookstore you may have seen the gorgeous previous editions by the MinaLima team including The Secret Garden, The Little Mermaid, Alice’s … Continue reading Blog Event & Giveaway: The Adventures of Pinocchio-MinaLima
This awesome book is a collaboration between DK Books and the Royal Horticultural Society bringing together; the written work of soil scientist and worm enthusiast Dr Jackie Stroud; and Dr Marc Redmile-Gordon soil scientist and Climate Change expert; with the illustrations of Wenjia Tang. Under Your Feet is an incredibly stylish book from its gorgeous … Continue reading Under Your Feet -Dr Jackie Stroud, Dr Marc Redmile-Gordon & illustrated by Wenjia Tang
We were delighted when we won a copy of Once Upon A Dragon’s Fire from Toppsta. This book is a lovely mythopoeic tale that takes the idea of explaining how dragons got their fire. But it also has hidden depths, undulating below the sweet story of two brave small children is challenging gossip and not … Continue reading Once upon a dragon’s fire- Beatrice Blue
Michael Rosen has revisited some ideas from his 90s collection to suit the Little Gems collection with dyslexia friendly publisher Barrington Stoke to create two cheeky short fractured fairy tales celebrating how diminutive girls can use their wits to outsmart hungry bears and grumpy kings. With fabulous illustrations from Ashley King (Littlefae recognised his work … Continue reading Clever Cakes by Michael Rosen illustrated by Ashley King
Do you need a good giggle? Laughter can be the finest medicine when you are feeling the worries of the world, to release endorphins and bodily tension can make you feel brighter and bolder if only for a temporary boost. Here are three recently published Picture Books that have had us chortling away that I … Continue reading Three New Picture Books for when you need a laugh (with added stealthy learning!)
Potkin and Stubbs has come to an end, it feels like too soon for I have loved this series so much but each part of the trilogy is utter perfection no more no less bringing us to an ending that is so very brilliant. This book takes a perilous turn as Ned is on the … Continue reading Potkin and Stubbs 3: Ghostcatcher- Sophie Green illustrations by Karl J Mountford