As soon as I saw the teaser materials for Skeleton Keys I knew this book was going to be loved in our house and when I picked up a early release copy in Blackwells Oxford I was so excited to get this book home to enjoy. Littlefae has basically claimed this book as her own, … Continue reading Skeleton Keys: The Unimaginary Friend-Guy Bass and Pete Williamson
Ok so first up This isn't a 'physical books are better' thing- I’m not a snob, if you love your ebook reader of whatever brand then I’m fully going to cheer your corner, Reading Is Fundamental as I have drummed into my girls (perhaps in a RuPaul tongue in cheek tone though!). Equally if you … Continue reading The Library Of Life and why I prefer physical books.
This book is effervescent with magic, imagination and joyful revelry in a childlike wonder truly lit up the corners of my heart that have been striving to be seen since the age of not believing. With flavours of Peter Pan, Neverending Story, Hook and a dash of Narnian portal magic but in a wonderfully unique … Continue reading The Land Of Roar – Jenny McLachlan Illustrated by Ben Mantle
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is Character Freebie (any topic you want that deals with book characters!)Ok so I was trying come up with something different for this character Freebie, villains, sidekicks, ‘teacher/guidance’ figures etc and then … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Littlefae’s Faevourite Characters
This is a book I’ve been waving at Littlefae in bookshops for a while but when I got a copy and just left it in her sight it was quickly grabbed and devoured and has cemented itself as an immediate Faevourite. Narwhal Unicorn Of the Sea is such a gorgeous little graphic novel style collection … Continue reading Narwhal- Unicorn Of the Sea- Ben Clanton
Tiny Tantrum- Caroline Crowe & Ella Okstad Group: Picture Book Published: Tiger Tales/ Little Tiger Press 2017 Key Words: Tantrums- Redirection- Anger Management- Monsters Littlefae I’ll tell her that broccoli is lovely. She learnt to control her anger and didn’t have tantrums again- she flushed her anger down the loo! I like the drawings, I … Continue reading Little Spotlights: Tiny Tantrum- Caroline Crowe & Ella Okstad
Wow. This book has all the stardust of imagination to take me back to my childhood, crawling hands and knees through my parents wall-length wardrobe breathless in the hope I would discover Narnia or a Faraway Land by the time I reached my father’s shoes. These are characters and stories that fold themselves into a … Continue reading Rumblestar (Unmapped Chronicles 1) – Abi Elphinstone