Fearless! How To Be Your True, Confident Self by Liam Hackett, illustrated by Mike Perry

Publication Date: 2nd January 2020 It's been a fair while since I've blogged a review, mainly because I've been struggling with my mental health. I stepped away from sharing my opinions as I had so little self-worth, I just didn't think anyone else would be interested in what I thought. When I was asked if … Continue reading Fearless! How To Be Your True, Confident Self by Liam Hackett, illustrated by Mike Perry

Spylark by Danny Rurlander

The Blurb Ever since the accident, Tom’s struggled with his mobility. But he has a secret escape: Skylark, his drone – through this technology, he can fly above his Lake District home, exploring his world from a totally different perspective. But when he stumbles upon a terrorist plot, he knows no one will believe him. … Continue reading Spylark by Danny Rurlander

A Planet Full Of Plastic by Neal Layton

The Blurb Everything is made of stuff. Some things are made of paper, like this book. And some things are made of PLASTIC. If you look around you, plastic is everywhere. Even in places where it’s not meant to be. If it drops to the ground, it doesn’t rot away – it sticks around for … Continue reading A Planet Full Of Plastic by Neal Layton

#ReadForEmpathy by Corrinne Averiss

It’s my stop on the #ReadForEmpathy Blog Tour, and it’s my pleasure to welcome Corrinne Averiss, author of Joy, to discuss why empathy is such an important life skill, and how we can help foster it’s development in our children. The promotion of empathy has been a huge driver for me over the last few years - … Continue reading #ReadForEmpathy by Corrinne Averiss

Boot: Small Robot, Big Adventure by Shane Hegarty, illustrated by Ben Mantle

Cover and internal illustrations by Ben Mantle When Boot wakes up in Flint’s scrapyard it has only two and a half memories, which is strange because its head and left butt-cheek should be full of them. It’s few, glitchy memories are of a girl called Beth, and it knows that she loves him. All Boot … Continue reading Boot: Small Robot, Big Adventure by Shane Hegarty, illustrated by Ben Mantle

Ocean: Secrets Of The Deep by Sabrina Weiss and Guilia De Amicis

Whether it’s minuscule, majestic or mythical creatures that inhabit the seas and oceans that cover our planet your interested in, or the raft of different marine ecosystems found beneath the waves, from deltas, marches and mangroves to kelp forests and coral reefs, and down to the deepest depths, this book has them all. Oceans In … Continue reading Ocean: Secrets Of The Deep by Sabrina Weiss and Guilia De Amicis

Sounds of the deep by Sabrina Weiss

It’s my stop on the Ocean: Secrets Of The Deep Blog Tour, and I am delighted to welcome Sabrina Weiss to my blog with a fascinating guest post... Sounds of the deep by Sabrina Weiss The ocean is noisier than you might expect. Not just because of breaking waves or the loud engines of passing industry … Continue reading Sounds of the deep by Sabrina Weiss

The Golden Age Of Magic, a guest post by Guy Jones

I’m delighted to welcome Guy Jones to my blog today for The Fire Maker Blog Tour. The Golden Age of Magic I had a magic set when I was a child. I loved it, though of the hundred or so tricks in the book I never managed to master more than a half dozen. I … Continue reading The Golden Age Of Magic, a guest post by Guy Jones

The Fire Maker by Guy Jones

Cover and interior design by Helen Crawford-White The Blurb… Alex loves magic – its glamour, tricks and illusions. He’s good at it, too: he’s reached the semi-finals of a prestigious competition for young magicians. But when he stumbles into eccentric Mr Olmos’s back garden while running from his former best friend, Alex sees something he … Continue reading The Fire Maker by Guy Jones

Maharajah the Magnificent by Jane Kerr

It’s my stop on The Great Animal Escapade Blog Tour, and I’m delighted to welcome Jane Kerr to talk about the star of the book, Maharajah... The star of The Great Animal Escapade is, of course, Maharajah the Magnificent: “…the brightest, most bewitching beast at Belle Vue. Larger than a mountain. Wider, higher, and just … Continue reading Maharajah the Magnificent by Jane Kerr