A Thousand Questions by Saadia Faruqi

Publication Date: 12 November 2020 The Blurb Set against the backdrop of Karachi, Pakistan, Saadia Faruqi’s tender and honest middle grade novel tells the story of two girls navigating a summer of change and family upheaval with kind hearts, big dreams, and all the right questions. Mimi is not thrilled to be spending her summer … Continue reading A Thousand Questions by Saadia Faruqi

The Monsters Of Rookhaven by Pádraig Kenny, illustrated by Edward Bettison

Publication Date: 17 September 2020 The Blurb 'Humans, as is there wont, have a terrible habit of making a mess of everything.' Mirabelle has always known she is a monster. When the glamour protecting her unusual family from the human world is torn and an orphaned brother and sister stumble upon Rookhaven, Mirabelle soon discovers … Continue reading The Monsters Of Rookhaven by Pádraig Kenny, illustrated by Edward Bettison

Wasn’t that funny? by Thiago De Moraes

I'm delighted to welcome Thiago De Moraes to my blog today to talk about his new book, A Mummy Ate My Homework, where he explains writing about gruesome stuff in a not-totally-gruesome way… A Mummy Ate My Homework, is the story of an 11-year boy called Henry who gets sent back in the time and … Continue reading Wasn’t that funny? by Thiago De Moraes

Where The Umbrella Mouse Began by Anna Fargher

I am delighted to be hosting the first stop on the Umbrella Mouse To The Rescue Blog Tour, and I have a wondefrul guest post from Anna Fargher for you. The Umbrella Mouse books began after I read a series of statistics over the years, revealing how little people remembered about both World Wars. Most … Continue reading Where The Umbrella Mouse Began by Anna Fargher

Flyntlock Bones: The Sceptre Of The Pharaohs by Derek Keilty, illustrated by Mark Elvins

Publication Date: 04 June 2020 The Blurb 'Welcome to the Black Hound - a ship full o' the cleverest pirate investigators ya ever set eyes upon.' The captain pauses. 'You OK, lad? Ya gone paler than a full moon.' When young Flynn becomes too old to stay at the Baskervile orphanage, he applies for a … Continue reading Flyntlock Bones: The Sceptre Of The Pharaohs by Derek Keilty, illustrated by Mark Elvins

The Book Of Mysteries by J.R. Wallis

Publication Date: 28 May 2020 The Blurb Welcome to the Badlands ... a hidden part of our world full of creatures which most people think exist only in fairy tales and nightmares.Ruby is trying to change the future. Her fate is in the hands of the council as they prepare to decide once and for all … Continue reading The Book Of Mysteries by J.R. Wallis

The Super-Miraculous Journey Of Freddie Yates by Jenny Pearson, illustrated by Rob Biddulph

Publication Date: 30 April 2020 The Blurb Freddie Yates loves facts. A fact can’t leave you and no one can take it away. But when he learns the surprising fact that his biological dad might be living in Wales, Freddy and his best friends sneak off to find him, unwittingly causing a chain of ‘miraculous’ … Continue reading The Super-Miraculous Journey Of Freddie Yates by Jenny Pearson, illustrated by Rob Biddulph

#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

Sounds of the deep by Sabrina Weiss

It’s my stop on the Ocean: Secrets Of The Deep Blog Tour, and I am delighted to welcome Sabrina Weiss to my blog with a fascinating guest post... Sounds of the deep by Sabrina Weiss The ocean is noisier than you might expect. Not just because of breaking waves or the loud engines of passing industry … Continue reading Sounds of the deep by Sabrina Weiss

Maharajah the Magnificent by Jane Kerr

It’s my stop on The Great Animal Escapade Blog Tour, and I’m delighted to welcome Jane Kerr to talk about the star of the book, Maharajah... The star of The Great Animal Escapade is, of course, Maharajah the Magnificent: “…the brightest, most bewitching beast at Belle Vue. Larger than a mountain. Wider, higher, and just … Continue reading Maharajah the Magnificent by Jane Kerr