Beatrix The Bold And The Curse Of The Wobblers by Simon Mockler, illustrated by Cherie Zamazing

Publication Date: 4 April 2019 The Blurb Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, lived a small girl, and a big secret. The girl's name was Beatrix, and the secret was... well, you'll find out soon enough. Beatrix is a bold and clever young thing, but she has also never left the … Continue reading Beatrix The Bold And The Curse Of The Wobblers by Simon Mockler, illustrated by Cherie Zamazing

What’s That In Dog Years? by Ben Davis

The Blurb The last woof and testament of Gizmo the Wonder Dog! George knows that Gizmo is getting old - after all, he's been around since before George was born and what's that in dog years? - so he writes Gizmo a bucket list. As the pair work their way down the list they have … Continue reading What’s That In Dog Years? by Ben Davis

Just Jack by Kate Scott, illustrated by Alex Gunn

Having read and adored Giant, I was really excited to read Just Jack, but knew I’d want an uninterrupted time to do it. So, I saved it until I could take Jack on holiday. Once I’d got myself settled in the shade on my sun lounger I tucked in… Ever since Dad left, Jack and … Continue reading Just Jack by Kate Scott, illustrated by Alex Gunn

Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

Cover illustration by Sarah McIntyre Fidge is due to go on the best family holiday, if only she can get Mum and little sister, Minnie, organised in time. But, as ever, their shopping trip doesn’t go to plan. Mum and Minnie seem to be buying anything that isn’t on Fidge’s list, taking so long that … Continue reading Wed Wabbit by Lissa Evans

Hopeless Heroes by Stella Tarakson, illustrated by Nick Roberts

Publication Date: 22nd February 2018 Welcome to my stop on the Hopeless Heroes Blog Tour! The first two books in a new series for younger readers mixing modern day and Ancient Greek Mythology hits bookshops next week, and I was lucky enough to be sent copies of both of them to review... Here Comes Hercules! … Continue reading Hopeless Heroes by Stella Tarakson, illustrated by Nick Roberts

Make Me Awesome by Ben Davis, illustrated by Mike Lowery

I am delighted to be taking part in the Make Me Awesome Blog Tour. Ben Davis has very kindly answered questions put to him by my After School Book Club, which you should read in An Interview With... Ben Davis. When Freddie’s Dad loses his job, the Smallhouse family hit tough times, and have to … Continue reading Make Me Awesome by Ben Davis, illustrated by Mike Lowery

An Interview With… Ben Davis

Welcome to my stop on the Make Me Awesome Blog Tour! I’m delighted to be hosting An Interview With Ben Davis. I say host, as it’s an After School Book Club Blog Takeover. As soon as they saw the Press Release and the book, they begged me to let them ask the questions they wanted … Continue reading An Interview With… Ben Davis

You Can’t Make Me Go To Witch School by Em Lynas, illustrated by Jamie Littler

It’s Daisy Wart’s 11th Birthday, and instead of Granny taking her for a birthday treat, she’s stood outside a crumbling building. Granny is convinced she’s a witch, but Daisy is adamant she isn’t. For Daisy is a Shakespearean actress, preparing to show the world her Bottom just two nights hence. With the headmistress ignoring her, … Continue reading You Can’t Make Me Go To Witch School by Em Lynas, illustrated by Jamie Littler

Beaky Malone: Weirdest Show On Earth by Barry Hutchison, illustrated by Katie Abey

Publication Date: 11 January 2018 Beaky Malone was the World's Greatest Liar, until he stepped into Madame Shirley's rusty metal box. It's been a while since he told his last lie, so he’s a little concerned he won’t be able to act in Ms Brannan’s adaptation of Romeo and Juliet. And to make life even … Continue reading Beaky Malone: Weirdest Show On Earth by Barry Hutchison, illustrated by Katie Abey

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