The House of Hidden Wonders by Sharon Gosling

The House of hidden wonders Sharon gosling

Sharon Gosling has done something incredibly special in this book returning to the Victorian era so much earlier than her wonderful The Golden Butterfly novel this time we go to the late 1870s with a wonderful tale blazing with female empowerment and voices. it is a book that I thoroughly and heartily recommend for fans of … Continue reading The House of Hidden Wonders by Sharon Gosling

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Notable Non-Fiction Secrets in the Skies: Giles Sparrow & James Weston Lewis

Littlefae is a HUGE fan of Non-fiction books particularly science and engineering books and is beginning to grow a love for history too. This book Secrets in the Skies: Galileo and the Astonishing Solar System offers the best of both worlds with its tale of the remarkable courage of Galileo to challenge everything we knew … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction Secrets in the Skies: Giles Sparrow & James Weston Lewis

Girl 38: Finding A Friend by Ewa Jozefkowicz

After its hardback release last year, Ewa Jozefkowicz’s Girl 38 has come to paperback and is a wonderful novel especially for children 11+ who may be experiencing similar struggles to protagonist Kat. Girl 38 refers to a graphic novel character that our protagonist Kat is developing with a little inspiration from people around her, as … Continue reading Girl 38: Finding A Friend by Ewa Jozefkowicz

The Unstoppable Letty Pegg- Iszi Lawrence 

The Unstoppable Letty Pegg by Iszi Lawrence BANNER

Among her many talents, Iszi Lawrence co-hosts BBC Radio 4’s Making History with Tom Holland where her presentation about the role of Jiu Jitsu in the Suffragette movement was made Pick Of The Week in 2018 and has inspired a children’s novel The Unstoppable Letty Pegg with Bloomsbury Education.  The Unstoppable Letty Pegg explores more … Continue reading The Unstoppable Letty Pegg- Iszi Lawrence 

Notable Non-Fiction- So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Greece- Chae Strathie & Marisa Morea

We are really enjoying the collaboration between the British Museum and Nosy Crow producing some fabulous History books. We adored the Ancient Egyptian edition of this series earlier this year and we were super excited to receive a copy of the Ancient Greeks edition which has been very much enjoyed. Littlefae I like Ancient Greece … Continue reading Notable Non-Fiction- So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Greece- Chae Strathie & Marisa Morea

So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Egypt- Chae Strathie & Marisa Morea

As Littlefae is on a Non-Fiction Kick I thought I would start featuring some of the books she has been especially enjoying, or ones we are using to inspire studies. This is the second book in a series that looks at people, particularly children’s experiences in a different time. As a former History teacher and … Continue reading So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Egypt- Chae Strathie & Marisa Morea