- Short Review - A charming tale to celebrate 30 years of Percy the park keeper and his animal friends. They're all enjoying a game of hide 'n' seek one day but fox is struggling to find a good hiding place. When he breaks the rules and enters Percy's workshop he comes to a sticky… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: One Springy Day by Nick Butterworth
- Short Review - Mr Dog is a bit of a free spirit (stray). He's a fun seeker but a kind soul. When a rabbit friend gets trapped he steps in to look after her three babies and aims to get them all reunited again. What follows is an adventure where they find out what's… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Mr Dog and the Rabbit Habit by Ben Fogle
- Short Review - Following the death of their mother, Penny & David have moved into what once was her childhood home. It's been empty for some time but their father feels it could become the perfect family home for them to make a fresh start in. What none of them realise is that the… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Pog by Padraig Kenny
Short Review Ylva (pronounced Eel-va) is an orphaned Dane. Her mother has been killed by a three-fingered man and, as a proud Viking, she needs to avenge her murder. In a bleak Northumbrian landscape we follow her journey of survival and vengeance - but who should she trust and is everything as it seems? With… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: She Wolf by Dan Smith
- Short Review - I love that Chicken House put a three word description on the rear cover of their books, what they have chosen for "The Great Animal Escapade" does pretty much sum it up - Thrilling Animal Adventure. Following on from "The Elephant Thief" this tells a story at Belle Vue Zoo. … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Great Animal Escapade by Jane Kerr
A 'normal suburban' family or so it would appear....until one day Dad admits an affair with a eighteen year old student at his school, over a Chicken Kiev dinner. Mum then has a meltdown, shoplifting and setting fire to family photos in a saucepan in the living room at 3 in the morning, then ending… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Notes On My Family by Emily Critchley
Fortunately the Milk is a masterfully told tale full of surprise and humour and amazing illustrations. A must for any Neil Gaiman fan for someone just looking for a ripping yarn and a good chuckle.