The Memory Thieves – Darren Simpson

The memory thieves by Darren Simpson

I'm delighted to be celebrating and cheering on The Memory Thieves today. Darren Simpson changed the landscape of children’s literature with his stunning debut Scavengers, and his second book The Memory Thieves incredibly, may be even better.  Ignorance is bliss… What you don’t know can’t hurt you…If you hold on to your history you let … Continue reading The Memory Thieves – Darren Simpson

Potkin and Stubbs: The Haunting of Peligan City Sophie Green -illustrations by Karl J Mountford

The original Potkin and Stubbs was fantastically atmospheric with its petrichor, fake news and dastardly deeds and the sequel The Haunting of Peligan City picks up a little later, in the winter with flavours of biting snow, revenge and despair. I loved the film neo-noir feel, the black and white hard boiled and jaded detective … Continue reading Potkin and Stubbs: The Haunting of Peligan City Sophie Green -illustrations by Karl J Mountford

Notable Non-Fiction: Ask a Scientist- Professor Robert Winston

We love a Non-fiction book especially Science book in this house and DK Books definitely are absolute stars at what they do especially with the Professor Robert Winston series. We have collected the Lab books as they are brilliant for exploring and building different areas of STEM knowledge and experimental skills with bite size bits … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction: Ask a Scientist- Professor Robert Winston