1. bravery is not what you think it is I think, in a way, this is one of the more important and perhaps the most important message that any book can tell anyone. As Buffy says in the above g… Read More
Mistletoe and Murder by Robin Stevens My rating: 5 of 5 stars Long term readers of my reviews will know that I adore what Robin Stevens writes. The Wells and Wong series are that delightful… Read More
Binny Bewitched by Hilary McKay My rating: 5 of 5 stars Binny Bewitched returns to the Cornwallis household and sees the family in disarray. Binny herself has misplaced something that wasn&r&hell…Read More
Blue & Other Colours: with Henri Matisse by Henri Matisse My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is a wonderful book. Genuinely. It’s rare to find board books that slip into non-fiction but… Read More
This Is Not A Book by Jean Jullien My rating: 5 of 5 stars Shall we start the week off with a very good book indeed? Yes. Of course we should. This is Not A Book by Jean Jullien is an outsta… Read More
Girl Online: The First Novel by Zoella by Zoe Sugg My rating: 4 of 5 stars Penny, aka GirlOnline, blogs about her life and the panic attacks she suffers from. Following a chain of circumstan… Read More
I was driving the other day and listening to the morning show on Radio 2. Chris Evans. Chat. You know the sort of thing. One of the recurrent items on the show is ‘Top Tenuous&rs&hell…Read More
Shifty McGifty and Slippery Sam : The Spooky School by Tracey Corderoy My rating: 4 of 5 stars The thing about Nosy Crow books is that they, fairly uniformly, have a really high standard of… Read More
There May Be a Castle by Piers Torday My rating: 5 of 5 stars I suspect there may be awards in this book’s future. It is a bath-go-cold sort of book; a wheeling, soaring skim through a… Read More
Looking at the Stars by Jo Cotterill My rating: 5 of 5 stars Amina tells stories. She has an imagination, a powerful one, and it’s been her companion throughout the war that has ravage… Read More
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