Wanda’s Words Got Stuck – Lucy Rowland & Paula Bowles

Wanda’s words got stuck Lucy Rowland Paula Bowles

Lucy Rowland is a brilliant star for empathetic and thoughtful picture books, and coupled with the illustrative genius of Paula Bowles (one of our favourites) this tale of a little witch whose words get stuck is an absolute gift.  Speech and Language issues are a quiet but huge topic within parenting and childhood, with many … Continue reading Wanda’s Words Got Stuck – Lucy Rowland & Paula Bowles

A Shelter for Sadness – Anne Booth & David Litchfield

A shelter for sadness Anne booth & David Litchfield

Anne Booth is a favourite in this house, her Lucy Books and Magical Kingdom of Birds have a gentle kindness woven into the pages even when they sometimes deal with situations children may find challenging, which is why it is lovely to see Anne turn her hand to dealing with emotions in a picture book.  … Continue reading A Shelter for Sadness – Anne Booth & David Litchfield

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

Feature: Corpse Talk: Dead Good Storytellers. Adam & Lisa Murphy

Corpse Talk Dead Good Storytellers Adam & Lisa Murphy

Today I am delighted to be hosting this stop on The Corpse Talk: Dead Good Storytellers Blog Tour with bonus featured content from the author & illustrator husband and wife team Adam and Lisa Murphy!  When the email for Corpse Talk popped up in my inbox it was an instant yes for us. Bringing to … Continue reading Feature: Corpse Talk: Dead Good Storytellers. Adam & Lisa Murphy

Blog Tour: Amelia Fang and the Trouble with Toads- Laura Ellen Anderson

Amelia Fang and the Trouble with Toads by Laura Ellen Anderson

Today I’m going to give a lot of love and a big faery pumpkin hug boost to the Amelia Fang series by author/illustrator Laura Ellen Anderson. This series is a faevorite of the entire family and it is a bittersweet note that The Trouble with Toads is the last currently planned in the series. With … Continue reading Blog Tour: Amelia Fang and the Trouble with Toads- Laura Ellen Anderson