This is the heart rending tale of a young girl Iris and her grandmother and mental health across the fading of the year in Brighton. A heartbreaking yet loving study in dementia and it’s vagaries and capricious elements whilst also exploring sadness and resentment in young Iris too regarding the changes in her family this … Continue reading Talking to the Moon- SE Durrant.
This post is participating in #KidBookBingo organised and hosted by @AnnalieseAvery on Twitter. Every day there is an opportunity to post a review of the book of the day. We've listened to this on audio and read the book and we have enjoyed this wacky illustrated adventure that is perfect for young readers wanting a bit … Continue reading The Nothing to See Here Hotel- Steven Butler & Steven Lenton
Gather your tissues and prepare to lose your heart twice over to this amazing middle grade novel. This is a novel that will stay with me for some time, I’m unashamed to say that I had a few sobs before I even finished the novel at which the whole world went wobbly with the tears. … Continue reading The Closest thing to Flying- Gill Lewis