- Short Review - "Sea Witch Rising" is the follow up to "Sea Witch" - a loose re-imagining of the Hans Christian Andersen tale "The Little Mermaid". Both books merge a mixture of land based magic, underwater worlds of mermaids and seemingly impossible loves. "Sea Witch Rising" adds a whole new element though with the… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Sea Witch Rising by Sarah Henning
Little Albert’s scared so I’m holding his hand. The warden’s shouting AIR RAID DAMAGE down the receiver in the phone box. Seems daft to me with all the smoke scribbling up into the sky.
- Short review - A fast moving fantasy novel for readers 10 to 12 with elements like Philip Pullman's stories. Follow Tess and her pet tarantula on an amazing adventure through parallel worlds. You will trip along this story from beginning to end spellbound by Sinead O'Hart's unique turn of phrase. - Longer Review -… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Star Spun Web by Sinead O’Hart
- Short Review - Being a princess can be pretty dull. Even if you live in the kingdom of Biscotti and are surrounded by magical things it can become a bit samey after a while. Princess Avariella Petulia Winifred Pandoro D'Allessandro of Biscotti is bored of racing on her sack around the palace - lucky… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Princess BMX by Marie Basting
K. Perez is a journalist with a Ph.D. and this is her second novel and it is a prime book for the teenage audience. Lucy is a bright student who lives a pretty normal life, with her over protective parents, who worry about her Epilepsy. Life is mundane, until a freak incident, where she finds… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Tesla Legacy by K.K. Perez
- Short Review - In the age of increasing environmental awareness this is an absolute joy of a book. The story of Sorrel and the "Surprising Seeds" she finds in her back garden. Seeds which struggle to sprout until she sprinkles them on her head - before she knows it the whole town is growing… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Bloom by Nicola Skinner
Bad Nana: All the Fun of the Fair Bad Nana: All The Fun of the Fair is the second book in the Bad Nana series by superstar author and illustrator, Sophy Henn. This new laugh-out-loud story follows Jeanie and Bad Nana on their annual family trip to the town fair and is gorgeously illustrated in… Continue reading COMPETITION TIME!