The House of One Hundred Clocks- AM Howell

The House of 100 Clocks The House of One Hundred Clocks by AM Howell

I’ve found it difficult to put into words how beautiful this book is and I’ve found it EXTREMELY difficult not to gush over a world of genius within this novel for fear of such achingly sweet spoilers. In fact I’ve agonised over how to review this book giving it justice whilst not revealing the twists … Continue reading The House of One Hundred Clocks- AM Howell

Moonchild: Voyage of the Lost and Found by Aisha Bushby

Moonchild Aisha Bushby

I am so grateful that this book landed on my doormat because this book, my goodness, this book has something incredible within its pages, something that stirs the soul and reaches in for the magic buried deep inside us. If you love the way that Sophie Anderson threads oral storytelling and folk tale tradition into … Continue reading Moonchild: Voyage of the Lost and Found by Aisha Bushby

Blog Tour: My Monster and Me Nadiya Hussain and Ella Bailey

Me and my monster Nadiya Hussain

I am delighted to be taking part in the Blog Tour for My Monster and Me by Nadiya Hussain and Ella Bailey as, for me, self-care books are a very important part of any children’s book collection in order to give children resilience and the coping mechanisms to cope with the pressures and emotional stressors … Continue reading Blog Tour: My Monster and Me Nadiya Hussain and Ella Bailey

Midge and Mo- Lara Williamson & Becky Cameron

Lara Williamson has a gift for exploring children’s mental health particularly in the context of family breakdown and especially the feelings children have around missing dads. I loved The Girl with Space in her Heart last year and this collaboration with Colour Fiction range is just beautiful, especially brought to life through the exquisite illustrations … Continue reading Midge and Mo- Lara Williamson & Becky Cameron

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