The Boy Who Fooled The World by Lisa Thompson

The Blurb When a little white lie leads to a huge dose of trouble... Cole is the odd one out at school: the other kids have the latest gadgets and trainers while his family struggles to make ends meet. Until the day one of his paintings is talent-spotted and sells for thousands of pounds at … Continue reading The Boy Who Fooled The World by Lisa Thompson

Where Do Ideas Come From? by Virginia Clay

Welcome to my stop on the Warrior Boy Blog Tour, and I’m delighted to welcome Virginia Clay to the blog to talk about where she gets her ideas from... Have you ever noticed that there are stock questions which people from outside your particular profession always ask? When I worked in the theatre, audiences were … Continue reading Where Do Ideas Come From? by Virginia Clay

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

Being Miss Nobody by Tamsin Winter

Moving to secondary school can be a daunting prospect for any child, but for Rosalind it’s terrifying. It’s not as if her selective mutism is just going to disappear over summer, however much therapy she has. Sick of the constant bullying which is making every day a misery, Rosalind takes to the anonymity of social … Continue reading Being Miss Nobody by Tamsin Winter