Let’s Get Festive- Lucy’s Magical Stories, A Series by Anne Booth.

Anne Booth Lucy Stories

Today it is my turn on the Lets Get Festive tour. We have been celebrating Christmassy books in all their guises from advent calendar bitesized tales to Merrytime Mystery and Murder to festive frolics! For me I was spoilt for choice, and it was a little overwhelming as we have SO many Christmas books some … Continue reading Let’s Get Festive- Lucy’s Magical Stories, A Series by Anne Booth.

The Fabulous Cakes of Zinnia Jakes: The Super Spy by Brenda Gurr

Zinnia Jakes The Super Spy by Brenda Gurr

Cupcakes, muffins, brownies, Bake Off, sweet baked goods, it’s a topic that absolutely appeals to tweens especially if it can involve sprinkles and no doubt from seeing the efforts on YouTube and TikTok there are plenty of potential readers who could see themselves as super baker Zoë in her alter ego as Zinnia Jakes famous … Continue reading The Fabulous Cakes of Zinnia Jakes: The Super Spy by Brenda Gurr

The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates- Jenny Pearson

The super miraculous journey of Freddie Yates by Jenny Pearson

This book is snortingly hilarious, so many times I was laughing so hard I was basically ordered to read aloud what had tickled me so much by others in the room. The Super Miraculous Journey Of Freddie Yates is so beautifully bittersweet in that it captures all the pain and love and self-doubt and fierceness … Continue reading The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates- Jenny Pearson

Amelia Fang & the Naughty Caticorns – Laura Ellen Anderson

With the Kingdoms united and new lands and creatures discovered one may wonder what could Amelia get up to next? Laura Ellen Anderson has had the masterstroke of bringing things back to a family and friends focus with a wonderful story focusing on what counts in family relationships. Both Littlefae and Tinyfae are huge fans … Continue reading Amelia Fang & the Naughty Caticorns – Laura Ellen Anderson

Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Missing Diamonds By Annabelle Sami illus. Daniela Sosa

Agent Zaiba Investigates is a fantastically fun and uplifting detective mystery story, an exciting and bright read for readers aged 8 and up, whilst accessible for younger children with a strong reading ability who are looking for slightly more challenge and stamina building. The bonus is there are illustrations throughout in black and white too … Continue reading Agent Zaiba Investigates: The Missing Diamonds By Annabelle Sami illus. Daniela Sosa

MMU Marathon Short Story Bonus 1: Cream buns and Crime

Ok so coming to this series late the short stories that Robins Stevens created to punctuate the novels are brought together in such a fun way with a collection of essays on the history of the Detective novel, books that inspired, codebreaking hints and tips and even recipes to recreate bun-breaks!! The stories interspersed are … Continue reading MMU Marathon Short Story Bonus 1: Cream buns and Crime