Desmond’s Dragon – review and giveaway

Desmond's Dragon

We recently received a copy of Desmond’s Dragon by A J Stairmand, and whilst our picture book days are largely behind us, I knew a dragon would get my son interested. In Desmond’s Dragon we meet young Desmond Biggles who is five and three-quarters who is fascinated by dragons.  I think… Continue reading »

Archie Dingletrotter’s Flying Caravan – review and giveaway

Archie Dingletrotter's Flying Caravan

We’ve recently discovered the range of books by author A J Stairmand and today I’m sharing with you, the chapter book Archie Dingletrotter’s Flying Caravan.  The 72 page book is aimed at children aged 7-11 and has rather a lovely message to it. Archie Dingletrotter’s Flying Caravan also contains colourful illustrations… Continue reading »

The Second Child – a book review #TheSecondChild

The Second Child

At the start of this year I got to read a pre-publication of a really beautiful book that I want to share with you all today. The Second Child is the first novel from Caroline Bond, and I’ve no doubt that it’s going to be a big success.  It will… Continue reading »

Only You Can Save Mankind – book review and giveaway #PickAPratchett

Only You Can Save Mankind

This Thursday, 22nd February sees the re-release of Only You Can Save Mankind which is written by Terry Pratchett, of Discworld fame. Originally published in 1992, this is the first in the Johnny Maxwell series, written for children. Only You Can Save Mankind is our first encounter with Johnny Maxwell, as is… Continue reading »

The Woman in the Window – a book review #TheWomanintheWindow

The Woman in the Window

I’ve got such a good book to share with you this morning.  In fact if you are looking for a thriller to keep you turning pages in anticipation then The Woman in the Window by A J Finn, is for you.  Published through Harper Collins on 25th January, I’ve really enjoyed… Continue reading »

Hollie and Figgs – book reviews and giveaway

Hollie and Figgs

I’ve got a couple of delightful books to share with you this afternoon in the Hollie and Figgs series.  The books are written by Annette Sharman and are aimed at children aged 5-8 years of age. The first book in the series is Hollie and Figgs Magical Adventures where we get… Continue reading »