The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

What an incredible little novella The Ghost Garden is in collaboration between the amazing Emma Carroll and the awesome Barrington Stoke set in the weeks leading up to the British declaration of war in 1914. Emma Carroll brings to the dyslexia friendly publishing House her unique brand of weaving historical settings with a fantastical undertow, … Continue reading The Ghost Garden by Emma Carroll

The Silent stars go by- Sally Nicholls

The silent stars go by by Sally Nicholls

Broke my heart over and over a million times how beautiful and heart wrenching this tale is. The interwar years is a particularly fascinating era for me, but is usually explored looking through the luxurious and Americanised lens of Jazz and Flappers or come the Thirties, Depression and Misery, the immediate post-war period and its … Continue reading The Silent stars go by- Sally Nicholls

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

Notable Non-Fiction- So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Greece- Chae Strathie & Marisa Morea

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 14- The Mystery of the Clockwork Sparrow – Katherine Woodfine

#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