The Slightly Alarming Tale of The Whispering Wars- Jaclyn Moriarty

The Slightly Alarming Tale of the Whispering Wars by Jaclyn Moriarty

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone is one of my favourite books ever. Moriarty manages to make her writing feel timeless, classic and modern in one, to sweep even the grown up away into its deeply layered worlds of magic. At first I was a little confused as this was billed as the sequel … Continue reading The Slightly Alarming Tale of The Whispering Wars- Jaclyn Moriarty

Last minute gift with feeling? try Wonderbly Books

Wonderbly

So yesterday may have caught some UK based people out who are now thinking eeep I need something for... If a magazine subscription is not quite your ideal and you want something a bit different may I suggest a book from Wonderbly especially if you order by midnight tonight (20th December!) These books are an … Continue reading Last minute gift with feeling? try Wonderbly Books

Planet Omar 2: Unexpected Super Spy Zanib Mian illustrated by Nasaya Mafaridik

I loved Planet Omar: Accidental Trouble Magnet for its loving #ownvoices immersion in a British Pakistani family adapting to life in a new town, new job, new school and new neighbourhood, some good, some mean but ultimately kindness, empathy and friendship prevail it was one of my favourite highly-illustrated books of the year, so when … Continue reading Planet Omar 2: Unexpected Super Spy Zanib Mian illustrated by Nasaya Mafaridik

Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Missing Diamonds By Annabelle Sami illus. Daniela Sosa

Agent Zaiba Investigates is a fantastically fun and uplifting detective mystery story, an exciting and bright read for readers aged 8 and up, whilst accessible for younger children with a strong reading ability who are looking for slightly more challenge and stamina building. The bonus is there are illustrations throughout in black and white too … Continue reading Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Missing Diamonds By Annabelle Sami illus. Daniela Sosa

Respect: Consent, Boundaries and Being in Charge of You- Rachel Brian

With consent being introduced into the NC from 2020 this is the perfect time to pick up Respect: Consent, Boundaries and Being in Charge of You by Rachel Brian for children, educators, parents and caregivers which develops on the ideas set out in Blue Seat Studios’ Consent for Kids video after their Tea Consent (links … Continue reading Respect: Consent, Boundaries and Being in Charge of You- Rachel Brian