Publication Date: 6 February 2020 The Blurb Sometimes life isn’t fair for Mabel Chase. Like for instance she doesn’t have one SINGLE pet in her whole life. And ALL the people in her class are losing their baby teeth. And she doesn’t EVEN have a sprinkler in her own garden. But none of that matters … Continue reading Magnificent Mabel And The Rabbit Riot by Ruth Quayle, illustrated by Julia Christians
Publication Date: 14 June 2018 Cover and internal illustrations by Sara Ogilvie Tomas is helping his Grandad in the garden when they stumble upon a bizarre looking tree, laden with even stranger fruit. When one falls off in Tomas’ hands, little does he know how dangerous (and downright fun) his life is about to become… … Continue reading The Boy Who Grew Dragons by Andy Shepherd, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie
Guy Bass Week: Day 2 stars this gem of an early reader... You'd think having a world famous Superhero for a dad would be, well, super, but Jonny and Tommy Atomic just want Captain Atomic to spend some time with them. If only they had super powers too… This is sibling rivalry taken to the … Continue reading We Are Super! by Guy Bass, illustrated by Jamie Littler
June 26th - June 30th is my Guy Bass week, a celebration of the humble farmer's daughter from Peterborough's rise to fame as a hilarious children's author. It's my way of saying thank you for this... If Carlsberg did Book Post, They Still Wouldn’t Beat Guy Bass! Monday 26th ~ Stitch Head Tuesday 27th ~ … Continue reading June 26th – June 30th is… Guy Bass Week!
Picture the scene: it's 9am on a Thursday morning, the Year 5s are sat with their Reading Buddies talking about what they're currently reading. The room is buzzing, some children are smiling or laughing, others look intense, speaking in hushed tones, a few are gesturing wildly. They are all on task, showing the range of … Continue reading My bookshelf backfired spectacularly, and I need to fix it, fast.