The Miraculous Journey Of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

Every now and again, the sheer strength of love for a book from everyone who has read it can become a barrier for reading it for me, as I worry it won't live up to the expectations I then have for it. Irrational, I know, but true nonetheless. And so, Edward Tulane never quite made … Continue reading The Miraculous Journey Of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by Bagram Ibatoulline

There May Be A Castle by Piers Torday

Mouse Mallory, his mum and two sisters leave their home on Christmas Eve to go to Granny and Gramps for Christmas. As the snow storm worsens, the roads become treacherous. A combination of black ice, sibling bickering and a momentary distraction mean they never arrive. Mouse wakes up in a world that isn't his own, … Continue reading There May Be A Castle by Piers Torday