Following on from my analytical review here's the creative stuff!! There was no way I couldn’t turn Lindsay Galvin’s My Friend The Octopus into book cosplay, there’s so much I could completely nerd out about and have me the opportunity to push my sewing skills to the limit to blend my two lives, recreate a … Continue reading Bookbounding My Friend, the Octopus
This review will come in two parts, this is the analysis post, the other is to come later this afternoon!! You may know there are a few topics that will immediately endear me to a book, and a combination of such will make me love it. And then there’s the special few that put a … Continue reading My Friend, The Octopus by Lindsay Galvin
In case you missed my mission statement post, I’m undertaking a reading marathon to enjoy all four mysteries in the Taylor & Rose Secret Agents series leading up to the blog tour celebrating the publication of the finale Nightfall in New York! Read my previous Missions for Peril in Paris, Spies in St. Petersburg and Villains in Venice here! Mission … Continue reading Mission Taylor & Rose. Nightfall in New York by Katherine Woodfine
In Part one of my Mission Taylor & Rose series I discuss my thoughts on the plot and themes within the novel Peril in Paris by Katherine Woodfine featuring Sophie Taylor and Lilian Rose on their first European espionage adventure.
This is the kind of book that I adore and so does Littlefae. We can sit for ever poring over all the facts and illustrations learning, comparing and contrasting and enjoying noticing the trends of history. This book another partnership between The National Trust and Nosy Crow is a triumph and is excellent for considering … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction: Step Inside Homes through History- Goldie Hawk & Sarah Gibb
We are really enjoying the collaboration between the British Museum and Nosy Crow producing some fabulous History books. We adored the Ancient Egyptian edition of this series earlier this year and we were super excited to receive a copy of the Ancient Greeks edition which has been very much enjoyed. Littlefae I like Ancient Greece … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction- So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Greece- Chae Strathie & Marisa Morea
#20BooksOfSummer is an annual event hosted by Cathy Brown of 746 Books and runs from 3rd June until 3rd September With the aim to clearing a target of 5, 10 or 20 books from your TBR but with very relaxed and fun rules. Here is my joining post & List! This ticks all my boxes. History, women’s history, … Continue reading #20BooksOfSummer 14- The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow – Katherine Woodfine