Pie In The Sky by Remy Lai

Publication Date: 6 June 2019 The Blurb When Jingwen moves to Australia, he feels like he’s landed on Mars. Making friends is impossible, since he doesn’t speak English, and he’s stuck looking after his little brother Yanghao. But Jingwen knows how to make everything better. If he can just make all of the cakes on … Continue reading Pie In The Sky by Remy Lai

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

My thoughts on mental health issues among primary school pupils and how I hope The Mystery of the Colour Thief will help children to reach out by Ewa Jozefkowicz

I am delighted to welcome Ewa Jozefkowicz to the blog today to talk about children’s mental health. With figures showing that in an average class of 30 young people, three will have a mental health problem, and 10% of children aged 5-16 have been diagnosed with a mental health problem, it’s an issue that needs to … Continue reading My thoughts on mental health issues among primary school pupils and how I hope The Mystery of the Colour Thief will help children to reach out by Ewa Jozefkowicz

The Ice Garden by Guy Jones

Cover and interior design by Helen Crawford-White Jess longs to be like normal children, to live a normal life – to have friends who she can play with in the sun. Her medical condition means she can’t though, and her days are spent being home schooled between hospital appointments, all while shielding herself from the … Continue reading The Ice Garden by Guy Jones