Comprehension Ninja Workbooks: Learning At Home by Andrew Jennings

Publication Date: 11 June 2020 The Blurb Comprehension Ninja Workbooks are ideal for supporting your child's learning at home. With bespoke non-fiction texts and hundreds of questions, they're packed full of comprehension practice with strong links to the National Curriculum. Created by trusted author and teacher Andrew Jennings, they're perfect for developing those all-important literacy skills … Continue reading Comprehension Ninja Workbooks: Learning At Home by Andrew Jennings

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

Research and Responsibility: Getting it right in Will You Catch Me? Jane Elson

I am always delighted to host a guest post from an author, but it doesn’t quite feel right saying that this time. I am delighted, but I’m also proud and humbled to have been asked. This is no ordinary guest post. This is one has a message that desperately needs to be heard... ______________ My … Continue reading Research and Responsibility: Getting it right in Will You Catch Me? Jane Elson

An Interview With… Lucy Strange

Welcome to my blog for an After School Book Club takeover, talking to Lucy Strange, author of Our Castle By The Sea and The Secret Of Nightingale Wood. So, I’ll hand you straight over... We loved the vibrant characters and atmospheric setting in Our Castle By The Sea. Can you summarise it in three words? … Continue reading An Interview With… Lucy Strange

Celebrating Young Girls Who Are Changing The World By Laura Wood

It’s my stop on the Vote For Effie blog tour, and I’m delighted to welcome author, Laura Wood, to tell us about  another young woman she admires. Mhairi Black Mhairi Black is a Scottish politician, who has been the SNP Member of Parliament for Paisley and Renfrewshire South since 2015, when she was 20 years … Continue reading Celebrating Young Girls Who Are Changing The World By Laura Wood

Blood, Sweat and Tyres by Ellen Renner

I am delighted to welcome Ellen Renner to my blog today for my stop on the Storm Witch Blog Tour talking about the determination and perseverance it takes to achieve what you want in life... Being a writer is not about having an easy life: let’s just accept that and get it out of the … Continue reading Blood, Sweat and Tyres by Ellen Renner

An Interview With Mitch Johnson

The World Cup is in full swing and children are coming in  buzzing about football every day, so I thought it was the ideal time to remind them about Kick by Mitch Johnson. Showing the darker side of money made off the back of the beautiful game, this gripping story is endorsed by Amnesty International … Continue reading An Interview With Mitch Johnson

An Interview with B.B. Taylor

I’m delighted to welcome B.B. Taylor to the blog today to talk about all things Curse Of The Nomed and secondary school. Based on a winning idea by The Whizz Writers at Four Dwellings Academy in Birmingham, and beautifully illustrated by Holly Bushnell, B.B. Taylor has brought their story about three children’s first day at … Continue reading An Interview with B.B. Taylor

My thoughts on mental health issues among primary school pupils and how I hope The Mystery of the Colour Thief will help children to reach out by Ewa Jozefkowicz

I am delighted to welcome Ewa Jozefkowicz to the blog today to talk about children’s mental health. With figures showing that in an average class of 30 young people, three will have a mental health problem, and 10% of children aged 5-16 have been diagnosed with a mental health problem, it’s an issue that needs to … Continue reading My thoughts on mental health issues among primary school pupils and how I hope The Mystery of the Colour Thief will help children to reach out by Ewa Jozefkowicz