What’s In Your Heart Today? by Louise Bladen, illustrated by Angela Perrini

Publication Date: 1 June 2021 The Blurb What's in your heart today? A fun and gentle first guide to mindfulness and de-stressing, for children and adults alike. The Review What's In Your Heart Today? is a beautiful book that explores a whole range of situations that happen in every day life that could lead us … Continue reading What’s In Your Heart Today? by Louise Bladen, illustrated by Angela Perrini

Sports Legends: 50 Inspiring People To Help You Reach The Top Of Your Game by Rick Broadbent

Publication Date: 3 June 2021 The Blurb Get inspired to reach the top of your game with 50 incredible true stories of sporting legends.Award-winning journalist Rick Broadbent has interviewed some of the greatest sporting legends of our time. In this gripping collection of 50 true stories, he shares the most exciting and jaw-dropping accounts of … Continue reading Sports Legends: 50 Inspiring People To Help You Reach The Top Of Your Game by Rick Broadbent

Three Keys by Kelly Yang

Publication date: 7 January 2021 The Blurb The story of Mia and her family and friends at the Calivista Motel continues in this sequel to the award-winning novel Front Desk. Mia Tang thinks she's going to have the best year ever. She and her parents are the proud owners of the Calivista Motel, Mia gets to … Continue reading Three Keys by Kelly Yang

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

#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

The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould

Cover and internal illustrations by Chris Mould When Truth Pixie was small, her Great Aunt Julia cast a spell which means she can only ever tell the truth. And that’s a good thing, right? Wrong! Lonely and miserable, the Truth Fairy has upset her family and friends with her truths to the point she rarely … Continue reading The Truth Pixie by Matt Haig, illustrated by Chris Mould

Double Felix by Sally Harris, illustrated by Maria Serrano

The Blurb He skips every second step when he takes the stairs, taps door handles twice and positions objects in pairs. The problem has become so bad that Felix is on the verge of being expelled from school because the principal has had enough of trying to run the school around his very specific rules. … Continue reading Double Felix by Sally Harris, illustrated by Maria Serrano

Across The Divide by Anne Booth

Publication Date: 7 June 2018 Cover illustration by Serena Rocca When Olivia’s mum is arrested for her role in a pacifist protest, she finds herself rushed off to Lindisfarne to stay with her dad, a man she barely knows anymore. With life at home in complete turmoil, that’s the last thing she needs if she’s … Continue reading Across The Divide by Anne Booth

Building blocks, books, bathrooms and bears – Putting Empathy Centre Stage by Maria Farrer

I am delighted to welcome Maria Farrer to my blog today to talk all things Mister P and Empathy Day... “Hello and a huge welcome to Empathy Day 2018; a day to put empathy centre stage and keep it there; a day to log on to http://www.empathylab.uk to discover a wealth of information and resources … Continue reading Building blocks, books, bathrooms and bears – Putting Empathy Centre Stage by Maria Farrer