Tour & Author Feature: The Chessmen Thief by Barbara Henderson

The Chessmen Thief Barbara Henderson

I am so delighted to be hosting a stop on the blog tour for The Chessmen Thief by Barbara Henderson and even more so to be hosting content from the writer herself!  Barbara Henderson is a champion of both children’s historical fiction and Scottish history and heritage. Whilst my own close heritage is largely from … Continue reading Tour & Author Feature: The Chessmen Thief by Barbara Henderson

Blog Tour: The Muddlemoor Mysteries Peril at the Bake Off Ruth Quayle illustrated by Marta Kissi

Muddlemoor Mysteries Peril at the Bake off by Ruth Quayle

I’m delighted to be hosting a stop on the debut #Muddlemoor Mysteries Blog Tour! Ruth Quayle is such a fun and playful author who consistently manages to capture with tenderness that utter innocence of childhood that creates silly misunderstandings and vagaries of the imagination. Ruth’s previous books including her Mabel series have been a success … Continue reading Blog Tour: The Muddlemoor Mysteries Peril at the Bake Off Ruth Quayle illustrated by Marta Kissi

MG Takes on Thursday- Sticky Pines: The Thing At Black Hole Lake by Dashe Roberts

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#MGTakesOnThursday is a weekly feature from Mary at BookCraic to celebrate the love for Middle Grade Books! The steps to take part are here. Sticky Pines: The Thing At Black Hole Lake by Dashe Roberts Cover illustration by Bill Bragg His breath formed a smoke signal of distress in the cold October airSentence from page … Continue reading MG Takes on Thursday- Sticky Pines: The Thing At Black Hole Lake by Dashe Roberts

The Midnight Howl- Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

The Midnight Howl by Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

Oi BOOKFACES!! Emily is back in the Midnight Howl and this time things are getting even more serious!  2019 brought a fiery girl with a proper shouty ‘gob’ on her, a constant need for snacks, a indefatigable need to ‘sort things out’ and a companion hedgehog  who just MIGHT be magical, The Midnight Hour by … Continue reading The Midnight Howl- Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

Clifftoppers: The Frost Castle Adventure by Fleur Hitchcock

Clifftoppers: The Frost Castle adventure by Fleur Hitchcock

I’m a huge fan of Fleur’s writing and especially this Clifftoppers series which I have been following eagerly since the beginning and am hoping desperately that Nosy Crow order another ‘year’ of adventures with the cousins visiting their grandparents’ farm every holiday break. This is perfect read for snowy weather but especially the Twixmas period, … Continue reading Clifftoppers: The Frost Castle Adventure by Fleur Hitchcock