Welcome to our most recent review round-up, where we take a quick look at just some of the books you might like to add to your school or personal bookshelves. And what a great selection we have for you!Continue reading “Libraries 4 Schools 2021 Review Round-Up 2”
“If I’d ever thought about it before, I imagined the candy trade was just a game, a handful of chocolates at a time, but this shocked me – the scale of it was much bigger than I’d expected. It didn’t feel so much like a game, all of a sudden.”Continue reading “Candy | Book Review”
When her parents go missing and aren’t answering their phones, Emily and her trusty hedgehog sidekick have no choice but to go in search of them.Continue reading “The Midnight Hour | Book Review”
By author Bertrand Santini and illustrator Laurent Gapaillard (Gecko Press)
The monstrous Yark loves children – fried, filleted, in a sauce or stew, however he can get them! But bad children give him stomach ache, and good children are becoming harder to find…until he meets little Madeleine.Continue reading “The Yark | Book Review”
There are some books that can get younger readers (and me!) chuckling before they even open the cover. One such series is ‘The Bad Guys’ by Aaron Blabey, and another is Gough and Field’s ‘Rabbit and Bear’.
When Archie McBudge finds out that he is heir to a sweet-making dynasty, it takes him and his Mum completely by surprise.
Everything from now on should be perfect; after all, isn’t it every child’s dream to own a sweet factory?
Are you a ghost tired of going bump in the night? Perhaps a troll who wants a break from the all the goats trip-trapping over your bridge? Then head for the best holiday destination for magical creatures, and Brighton’s best kept secret, The Nothing to See Here Hotel!
If you haven’t caught up with the Bad Guys yet, then you really don’t know what you are missing!
It’s Christmas Eve when Dad, looking at Jo-Jo’s extensive Christmas list, tells him that due to the economy Father Christmas doesn’t have much money for presents this year.
Hiding under his pillow to avoid the argument that this sparks between his parents, Jo-Jo overhears Mum accuse Dad of “killing Christmas”. What does she mean? Then Jo-Jo realises Dad must have killed Father Christmas…and it’s all Jo-Jo’s fault.
Woken early from hibernation by a robber leaving her cave, Bear discovers a snowstorm raging outside. Well, if she can’t sleep, then she may as well do something she has always wanted to – build a snowman!