The Legend Of Podkin One-Ear by Kieran Larwood

Cover illustration by Fernando Juarez It’s the Eve of Bramblemas when the old bard arrives at Thornwood Warren. The young rabbits are desperate for a tale and the wandering storyteller settles on The Legend Of Podkin One-Ear. But, this isn’t the version with fiery eyes or giants - this version is far closer to the … Continue reading The Legend Of Podkin One-Ear by Kieran Larwood

Hopscotch And The Christmas Tree by Katy Segrove, illustrated by Katerina Vykhodtseva

The residents of Rainbow Mews are all excited - it’s time to put the Christmas tree up. But, when it falls apart, the friends struggle to agree on a new tree. They’re either too big, too small, too fat or too thin. Can the friends find a tree they can all agree on? Brilliant for … Continue reading Hopscotch And The Christmas Tree by Katy Segrove, illustrated by Katerina Vykhodtseva

Animals Behaving Badly by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Adam Stower

It’s said that the truth is stranger than fiction, and this book proves it. Including a devilish creature that can kill a polar bear, fish that kept a community awake, and a bird that can destroy anything, to name a few, this is a treasure trove of amazing animal behaviours that celebrates animals’ adaptability and … Continue reading Animals Behaving Badly by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Adam Stower

Silver Street Farm Series by Nicola Davies, illustrations by Katharine McEwen

I had the pleasure of meeting Nicola Davies at Kenilworth Books to celebrate 50 books in 20 years. While talking about my school bookshelf, she very kindly gave me the fifth book from the Silver Street Farm Series and offered to send me the first book too. And I’m so grateful she did.. Welcome to … Continue reading Silver Street Farm Series by Nicola Davies, illustrations by Katharine McEwen

Escape From Planet Bogey by Gareth P. Jones, illustrated by Steve May

Publication Date: 10th August 2017 For once, Earth is all quiet on the alien front, Commander F gives Bisket and Mitzy the day off. While Mitzy hears about strange goings on in Nothington-On-Sea, Bisket has a trip to the park with his owner, where a puppy reminds him of his former partner, Champ. Their day … Continue reading Escape From Planet Bogey by Gareth P. Jones, illustrated by Steve May

Aubrey And The Terrible Ladybirds by Horatio Clare, illustrated by Jane Matthews

It's the start of the Easter holidays and all Aubrey can hear is his parents arguing. When Hirundo the swallow returns to nest for the summer, Aubrey is glad he has someone to talk to, and when he is offered the chance to use the Swallow Stone so that he can fly with Hirundo, our … Continue reading Aubrey And The Terrible Ladybirds by Horatio Clare, illustrated by Jane Matthews

A First Book Of Animals by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Petr Horáček

So, you want to know more about animals? Where they live? Which are the biggest and smallest? Why are they the colour or shape they are? What about their babies? What do they do? This is the perfect book to discover some of the amazing creatures that grace our planet, from the depths of the … Continue reading A First Book Of Animals by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Petr Horáček