Erica’s Elephant by Sylvia Bishop, illustrated by Ashley King

Having popped my review copy of The Bookshop Girl on my school bookshelf, I was delighted when one of my reluctant readers devoured it in one night. When she asked if there were any other books by the same author I did what I really, really shouldn't and told her it would be on my … Continue reading Erica’s Elephant by Sylvia Bishop, illustrated by Ashley King

The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop

Property Jones was found in the lost property cupboard of the Jones’ bookshop when she was just 5 years old, which explains her name. What she doesn't explain to Mrs Jones and Michael is that she can't read, but that doesn't stop her from loving the books in their cold, quaint bookstore. When the family … Continue reading The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop