Believathon 2 – Around the World in Eighty Days

For the last week or so of May, I have been trying to read books from the stops on the Believathon 2 journey that I didn't visit during Believathon itself. This was my choice for Black Ice Bridge: Read a book featuring an expedition or adventure. Around the World in Eighty Days by Jules Verne,... Continue Reading →

Believathon 2 – My Family and Other Animals

For the last week or so of May, I have been trying to read books from the stops on the Believathon 2 journey that I didn't visit during Believathon itself. This was my choice for Baba Yaga's house. My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell, audiobook read by Hugh Bonneville This is one of... Continue Reading →

Believathon 2 – What Katy Did

Believathon officially ended at the weekend. I (just about - only a day late!) made it to the Book Keeper's Stronghold with the final prompt to complete my journey, but for the last week of May I'm going to try and read some of the books for the places that I didn't visit on my... Continue Reading →

Believathon 2 – Beyond Platform 13

Having set off from the Poacher's Pocket with Lemony Snicket's Bad Beginning and travelled along the Yellow Brick Road with Diana Wynne-Jones' Howl's Moving Castle, then through the Hundred Acre Wood with Polly Ho-Yen's The Boy in the Tower, I reached The Brolly Rail on which I read Eva Ibbotson's The Secret of Platform 13.... Continue Reading →

Believathon 2 – The Secret of Platform 13

Having set off from the Poacher's Pocket with Lemony Snicket's Bad Beginning and travelled along the Yellow Brick Road with Diana Wynne-Jones' Howl's Moving Castle, then through the Hundred Acre Wood with Polly Ho-Yen's The Boy in the Tower, I reached The Brolly Rail. Here the prompt was to read a book with transportation on... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Reading Round Up 20/5/20

Some of the highlights of our reading week... It's been another long week here and while I know we have been reading a lot, I've lost track bit! But I've pulled out some of our reads to share. Some of our bedtime reads this week. After reading Paddington by Michael Bond on a continuous loop... Continue Reading →

#MGTakesOnThursday – How to Bee

#MGTakesOnThursday was created by Mary over at Book Craic and is a brilliant way to shout about some brilliant books! To join in, all you need to do is: Post a picture of the front cover of a middle-grade book which you have read and would recommend to others with details of the author, illustrator... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 20/5/20

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday. What are you currently reading?The Vanishing Trick by Jenni Spangler I've not got very much further with this; I'm struggling to get into it but that's not being helped by not finding much time to read it in...The Lost Future of Pepperharrow... Continue Reading →

Believathon 2 – The Boy in the Tower

Having set off from the Poacher's Pocket with Lemony Snicket's Bad Beginning and travelled along the Yellow Brick Road with Diana Wynne-Jones' Howl's Moving Castle, I arrived at The Hundred Acre Wood where my prompt was to read a book with yellow on the cover. The Boy in the Tower by Polly Ho-Yen Amy at... Continue Reading →

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