Novella Nostalgia is a series of five books based upon iconic films. The authors, Tony Drury and Oliver Richbell, have taken the essence of a films story and flung it into our modern world. I received all five book shortly before Christmas and have loved delving into them. Fun, gripping and perfect for reading over the busy holiday period when I could only grab a short bit of time here and there. I would highly recommend these books.Continue reading Novella Nostalgia
What seems like forever ago, long before L was even remotely capable of reading or even truly understanding what we read to him we started the Badger the Mystical Mutt series of books. We’ve got loads of them, all of the first series in actual fact. Continue reading Badger the Mystical Mutt and the Sparkle Bandits
The Day That A Ran Away by BCR Fegan
While Mrs May is checking her students’ homework, she notices that Jet hasn’t managed to write down the letters of the alphabet. Instead of providing a familiar excuse, Jet offers Mrs May an elaborate story about how every letter happened to leave his page while he was walking to school that morning. Continue reading Win a Copy of The Day That A Ran Away
FROM ‘Hygge’ to parenting, the Danish way of doing things is often widely talked about and one of Denmark’s latest exports is no exception. “The Children’s Meditations In my Heart” by emerging Danish author Gitte Winter Graugaard enables children to fall asleep within minutes. Now available in three different languages, it is beginning to change bedtime routines the world over.
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Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32 by BCR Fegan
The magical Hotel of Hoo is a mysterious place with some very unusual occupants. As our guests explore the strange hotel, they are invited to experience everything it has to offer with just one warning… don’t ever look behind door 32. Continue reading Win a Copy of Don’t Ever Look Behind Door 32
Emily Knight I am… By A. Bello
Emily Knight is back! A. Bello’s eagerly anticipated second book in the Emily Knight series was released in September 2017, following rave reviews for the debut novel that was first published in 2012 and reprinted in second edition in June 2017 by Hashtag Press. I’ve got both books in the Series to giveaway. Continue reading Win Emily Knight I Am… Books
The Grumpface By BCR Fegan
A modern day fairytale by Australian author BCR Fegan lands in the UK to amuse children and parents alike.
The Grumpface is a modern-day fairytale in the spirit of any grand adventure, taking your children on a journey to a land far away, a long time ago, to the village of Hay, near the Forest of Ho. The protagonist is a clumsy young inventor on a quest for true love, and the challenges he must face to find it. But it is also a tale of bravery, absurdity and happiness, and the power of these qualities over negativity and sheer grumpiness. Continue reading Win a Copy of The Grumpface
We’ve worked with Wonderbly several times in the past when they were known as Lost My Name and I couldn’t wait to help them celebrate their amazing rebrand with a review of the fabulous Kingdom of You.
This plus that equals…. authors I love
Here’s the latest instalment in my series of posts all about what makes our lives here at home tick. This week is all about reading. Something that I have always loved and couldn’t live without, so I thought I would share some of authors I love with you.
I’m a complete murder mystery addict, as you’ll soon be able to tell. But just in case anyone wants to know what my favourite ever book is, you’ll be surprised to hear it is A Bear Called Paddington – Michael Bond. To this day it is my go to book when I’m ill and it still makes me laugh.