Blog Tour: Gordon the Gremlin- Lizzie Exton & Tom Exton

Gordon the Gremlin by Lucy Exton and Tom Exton

Gremlins, you know, the saboteurs from the supernatural, naughtier than piskies and scorned brownies, not quite as horrible as goblins though, Or the things that happen to cute little mogwais if you feed them after midnight. This deliciously dark humoured and stunning visual picture book from sibling duo Lizzie and Tom Exton blends together the … Continue reading Blog Tour: Gordon the Gremlin- Lizzie Exton & Tom Exton

Moonchild: Voyage of the Lost and Found by Aisha Bushby

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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

I Don’t Like Books. Never. Ever. The End by Emma Perry & Sharon Davey

Many young children go through a block when they start to read for themselves and this can come from a variety of places and manifest in different ways. In Daisy Hirst's I Do Not Like Books Anymore it was partly because Natalie was struggling with the mechanics of reading, converting squiggles into sounds which is … Continue reading I Don’t Like Books. Never. Ever. The End by Emma Perry & Sharon Davey

Monster In The Lake-Louie Stowell illustrated by Davide Ortu

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For me The Dragon in the Library is one of the cleverest and different concepts to appear in that little space between highly illustrated early readers and MG from its magical system, to the illustrative stylings of Davide Ortu and then there’s the wonderful character of Kit who challenges tropes about femininity and protagonists. The … Continue reading Monster In The Lake-Louie Stowell illustrated by Davide Ortu

Top Ten Tuesday: Recent Additions to the Bookshelf

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is The Ten Most Recent Additions to My BookshelfIn addition to some wonderful bookpost I thought I would highlight a few interesting older books I have recently added to my book trolley. Crater Lake - … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Recent Additions to the Bookshelf