But as well as being really, really old, the stories in The Mab are thrilling and funny and MAGIC. They speak of a time when the gates between the Real World and the Otherworld were occasionally left open. And sometimes, just sometimes, it was possible to step through. Trust me, you’re going to love them.Continue reading “The Mab | Welsh Folklore Book Review”
So many brilliant books have been published in the last six months, and a lot by new and exciting authors, which is always great to see!
We’ve decided that the best way for us to keep you up to date is to do a round-up of titles we’ve recently read, so you can get a quick idea of what you might like to add to your school or home library.Continue reading “Libraries 4 Schools 2021 Review Round-Up 1”
‘One boy, I believe,’ Mr Bevan says.
I think I might be really sick, properly sick, all over my shoes sick. I just want to go home.
I’m gripping Ronnie’s shoulder so tight I must be hurting him but he’s just watching her. Then the woman called Mrs Thomas looks at me and I get the same smile.
‘I’ve changed my mind, Ceri,’ she says. ‘We can make room for two.’Continue reading “The Valley of Lost Secrets | Book Review”
Rescued by her uncle Sid after her mother disappears, Nansi lives a miserable existence doing turns in the theatre and thieving for her benefactor, in the hope of one day being able to afford to hire a detective to find her mother.