The Merrybegot- Julie Hearn

The Merrybegot by Julie Hearn

This book was my 2019 Jolabokaflod book; each year we indulge in the Icelandic Christmas Eve tradition of new book, chocolate and we add our own twist of new pyjamas. This book came heavily recommended and I was so excited it was devoured by Boxing Day. However, this book has particular significance with today, the 1st May, … Continue reading The Merrybegot- Julie Hearn

Survival in Space: The Apollo 13 Mission by David Long & illustrated by Stefano Tambellini

Survival in Space Apollo 13

50 years ago right about now Apollo 13 was about 2 days away (April 14th) from the infamous communication ‘Houston, we have a problem’ which prompted a flurry of problem solving, engineering and mathematical genius to bring home the three men on-board the stricken space module and showing that courage and ingenuity can do seemingly … Continue reading Survival in Space: The Apollo 13 Mission by David Long & illustrated by Stefano Tambellini

Notable Non-Fiction Secrets in the Skies: Giles Sparrow & James Weston Lewis

Littlefae is a HUGE fan of Non-fiction books particularly science and engineering books and is beginning to grow a love for history too. This book Secrets in the Skies: Galileo and the Astonishing Solar System offers the best of both worlds with its tale of the remarkable courage of Galileo to challenge everything we knew … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction Secrets in the Skies: Giles Sparrow & James Weston Lewis

Girl 38: Finding A Friend by Ewa Jozefkowicz

After its hardback release last year, Ewa Jozefkowicz’s Girl 38 has come to paperback and is a wonderful novel especially for children 11+ who may be experiencing similar struggles to protagonist Kat. Girl 38 refers to a graphic novel character that our protagonist Kat is developing with a little inspiration from people around her, as … Continue reading Girl 38: Finding A Friend by Ewa Jozefkowicz

The Unstoppable Letty Pegg- Iszi Lawrence 

The Unstoppable Letty Pegg by Iszi Lawrence BANNER

Among her many talents, Iszi Lawrence co-hosts BBC Radio 4’s Making History with Tom Holland where her presentation about the role of Jiu Jitsu in the Suffragette movement was made Pick Of The Week in 2018 and has inspired a children’s novel The Unstoppable Letty Pegg with Bloomsbury Education.  The Unstoppable Letty Pegg explores more … Continue reading The Unstoppable Letty Pegg- Iszi Lawrence