Tour & Author Feature: The Chessmen Thief by Barbara Henderson

The Chessmen Thief Barbara Henderson

I am so delighted to be hosting a stop on the blog tour for The Chessmen Thief by Barbara Henderson and even more so to be hosting content from the writer herself!  Barbara Henderson is a champion of both children’s historical fiction and Scottish history and heritage. Whilst my own close heritage is largely from … Continue reading Tour & Author Feature: The Chessmen Thief by Barbara Henderson

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Itchy Scritchy Scratchy Pants Steve Smallman & Elina Ellis

This ridiculously silly story of Vikings in search of knitted underwear has brought great delight and mirth and is fantastic for showcasing (and studying) a different approach to rhyming patterns and rhythm. A group of 5 Vikings have had their paints blown off in a battle and the knitted knicker shop is out of stock... … Continue reading Itchy Scritchy Scratchy Pants Steve Smallman & Elina Ellis

The Viking Mysteries: Riddle of the Runes – Dr Janina Ramirez illustrated by David Wyatt

With the recent release of The Way of the Waves, I thought I would refresh memories about the first book in the Viking Mysteries series The Riddle of the Runes in case you had missed out on this fabulous book the first time round. Dr Janina Ramirez is a Wonder Woman in mine and my … Continue reading The Viking Mysteries: Riddle of the Runes – Dr Janina Ramirez illustrated by David Wyatt