Children's Fiction, Middle Grade Fiction, Short Story Middle Grade

SHORT FICTION: The Horse and the Unicorn by Sophie Crockett

Olivia was a little girl who lived in a large old house in the country, the house had been in Olivia's family for generations but the best part was that it came with its very own forest, lake and beautiful gardens. Olivia's best friend was an amazing chestnut horse who was called Lady, Lady was… Continue reading SHORT FICTION: The Horse and the Unicorn by Sophie Crockett

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BOOK REVIEW: The Fate of Fausto by Oliver Jeffers

Short Review Oliver Jeffers is at it again and this time he is using traditional lithography with a masters touch - a technique which sings from the pages of The Fate of Fausto. Not only does Jeffers create another classic story, he's able to conjure a modern day fable that is more simplistic than his… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The Fate of Fausto by Oliver Jeffers

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction, Young Adult

BOOK REVIEW: Mouse Bird Snake Wolf by David Almond illustrated by Dave McKean

- Short Review - Mouse Bird Snake Wolf is one of the most beautifully constructed graphic novels I have ever had the opportunity to read. The story in itself is a wonderfully crafted delight, it's concept and execution by David Almond is masterful as you would expect, which highlights the impact of the story. The… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: Mouse Bird Snake Wolf by David Almond illustrated by Dave McKean

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction

BOOK REVIEW: The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

- Short Review - The House With Chicken Legs is a wonderful tale about love, friendship, loss, grief and bereavement - all wrapped up in a fable like story. Sophie Anderson has woven such magic between the pages that one can't walk away from this book without being changed. The theme of love transcending death,… Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson