Picture Book Friday – The Frost Goblin

The Frost Goblin by Abi Elphinstone, illustrated by Fiona Woodcock, published by Simon and Schuster I love Abi Elphinstone's middle-grade novels, and Fiona Woodcock's illustrations (in particular her collaborations with Corrinne Averiss in A Dot in the Snow and A Song in the Mist) are always beautiful so I knew we were in for a... Continue Reading →

MG Takes on Thursday – Ajay and the Mumbai Sun

I was lucky enough to be sent an early copy of this in exchange for an honest review, but also bought the audiobook myself. All views and opinions are my own. Middle-Grade Takes on Thursday was started by Mary at Book Craic. Ajay and the Mumbai Sun by Varsha Shah, illustrated by Sonia Albert, audiobook... Continue Reading →

Review – The Raven’s Song

The Raven's Song by Zana Fraillon and Bren MacDibble, artwork by Joanna Hunt and Sheila Smallwood, published by Old Barn Books I'm a huge fan of both Bren MacDibble and Zana Fraillon, both are auto-read authors for me, so you can imagine how excited I was when I heard they were writing a book TOGETHER!... Continue Reading →

Birthday Book Tag

Amy over at Golden Books Girl shared this fun Birthday post, and I thought I'd join in too! I've tried to pick books from the last year, as a sort of 'a whole year older' type vibe (and also to help me narrow down my choices!) Birthday Cake – A book with a plot that... Continue Reading →

Review – Saving Neverland

I was incredibly lucky to receive an early copy of this in exchange for an honest review, but I'll definitely be buying the finished book too! All views and opinions are my own. Saving Neverland by Abi Elphinstone, illustrated by Geraldine Rodriguez, published by Puffin Books I love Abi Elphinstone's books (you can read reviews... Continue Reading →

Review – Her Dark Wings

I was lucky enough to request and receive a free copy of this in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are my own. Her Dark Wings by Melinda Salisbury, cover art by Leo Nickolls, published by David Fickling Books. Before we even get started on this brilliant book, can we please just... Continue Reading →

Review – Never Forget You

I was lucky enough to request and receive a free copy of this from the publishers in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are my own. Until last week I'd never heard of Noor Inayat Khan, a British resistance agent in France during WW2 and then - in strangely serendipitous timing -... Continue Reading →

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