I am so excited to be hosting todays blog tour stop celebrating the wonderful writing of Holly Rivers and The Boy in The Post her second book after her debut the gorgeously spooky Demelza and the Spirit Detectors has been long awaited, and I have to tell you, it has certainly been worth the wait. … Continue reading The Boy in The Post- Holly Rivers featuring Guest Post from Holly Rivers
I have been so excited for this book ever since Jo let slip details of her ideas and aspirations for a young reader mystery, eventually dropping updates on her drafting, writing and editing progress. Then, to watch Jo first be signed to an agent and subsequently with the awesome Firefly Press I was, and continued … Continue reading Libby and the Parisian Puzzle- Jo Clarke Featuring Jo’s Top 5 Boarding School Stories!
With the current crises that society is going through particularly with school closures, Dear Earth offers an opportunity for children to celebrate our planet, learn about Habitats and practice their writing skills to be like Tessa and write our own letters of love to our planet. With recent tales of reduced Nitrogen emissions, satellite images … Continue reading Dear Earth by Isabel Otter and Clara Anganuzzi
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
Out this week from Buster Books is a fascinating twist on the trend for books encouraging a more ecologically sensitive lifestyle. Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero is produced in collaboration with Client Earth which is an environmental law charity that aims to secure a healthy planet, and there’s certainly a different … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction: Guardians of the Planet: How to be an Eco-Hero – Clive Gifford & Jonathan Woodward
THIS is just such an awesome book. Seriously this is the kind of book I would have spent hours poring over every single little detail and Littlefae is exactly the same. If you ever played Sim City this book will be fascinating and nostalgic but it also has wonderful opportunities for education and understanding of … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction: How To Build A City- Isabel Otter and Harry Woodgate