Picture Book Friday – That’s MY Flower

That's MY Flower by Alice Hemming and Nicola Slater, published by Scholastic We loved autumnal book The Leaf Thief by Alice Hemming and Nicola Slater (you can read our review here) so there was A LOT of excitement when I arrived in work one morning to find Squirrel and Bird had returned in a new... Continue Reading →

Double Review – Spark and Clutch

I was lucky enough to be approved to read an early copy of Clutch on netgalley in exchange for an honest review, but will be buying the finished book. I bought Spark myself. All views and opinions are my own. Spark and Clutch by MG Leonard, cover art by Paddy Donnelly, published by Walker I... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 15/3/23

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday. What are you currently reading? Finding Bear by Hannah Gold I feel so lucky to have an early copy of this. It's wonderful to rejoin April and Bear, and this feels every bit as special as The Last Bear did! Hedgewitch by... Continue Reading →

Review – The Swifts

I was lucky enough to receive a proof copy of this from the publishers in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are my own. The Swifts by Beth Lincoln, illustrated by Claire Powell, audiobook read by Nikki Patel, published by Puffin I was very fortunate to receive an early copy of this.... Continue Reading →

Picture Book Friday – Flooded

Flooded by Mariajo Ilustrajo, published by Frances Lincoln This is such a gorgeous book, full of wry humour and subtle social commentary for the grown ups as well as a surreal scenario, and pleasing build up and resolution that little ones will enjoy too. The town is flooding. It starts pretty slowly, so no one... Continue Reading →

Reading Monthly: February – March

In February I read eight books. Usually I'd be a bit disappointed with that, but since one of them was Cloud Cuckoo Land which took me eleventy billion years to get through, and the fact that we also read several early chapter books, I'm actually fairly happy with it! I read three audiobooks, four physical... Continue Reading →

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