The Midnight Howl- Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

The Midnight Howl by Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

Oi BOOKFACES!! Emily is back in the Midnight Howl and this time things are getting even more serious!  2019 brought a fiery girl with a proper shouty ‘gob’ on her, a constant need for snacks, a indefatigable need to ‘sort things out’ and a companion hedgehog  who just MIGHT be magical, The Midnight Hour by … Continue reading The Midnight Howl- Benjamin Read and Laura Trinder

Notable Non-Fiction: Families, Homes & Habitats

There are some fantastic books we have been lucky to explore that are ideal for learning about families, homes and animal habitats which are some of the themes looked at in EYFS and KS1 and may be of interest to teachers, librarians, Home tutors, Home educators and parents looking to support an interest. As We … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction: Families, Homes & Habitats

The Dragon in the Library – Louie Stowell, Illustrated by Davide Ortu

I can't believe it's finally here!!! The Dragon in the Library caught my attention on twitter at the start of the year simply for the incredibly imaginative context, I was drawn by magical realism and stories of witches, wizards and magical creatures. However, the author Louie Stowell expanded on some details including the fact that … Continue reading The Dragon in the Library – Louie Stowell, Illustrated by Davide Ortu

The Trapdoor Mysteries: Thief in the Night – Abie Longstaff & James Brown

This is a lovely series for younger readers to ease into mystery books with additional value from logic and learning sprinkled in without being patronising or boring. Then Longstaff adds a very interesting factor by introducing the whimsical magic of avatar generating magical libraries where there is supposed to be a keeper at all times, … Continue reading The Trapdoor Mysteries: Thief in the Night – Abie Longstaff & James Brown