Michael Rosen's Book of Play

Michael Rosen’s Book of Play – AD sent for review and giveaway

Today see’s the publication of Michael Rosen’s Book of Play through Profile Books. The book is published in connection with the Wellcome Collection. Known for his wonderful children’s books, including one of our own favourites We’re Going on a Bear Hunt, Michael Rosen wants to promote the whole idea of play. I think we’re all…Continue reading Michael Rosen’s Book of Play – AD sent for review and giveaway

Ollie and Harry’s Marvellous Adventures

Ollie and Harry’s Marvellous Adventures – AD sent for review and giveaway

I’m all for books that encourage children to get outdoors and have fun.  Time spent in the fresh air, whatever the weather is what childhood should be about in my opinion.  Today sees the publication of Ollie and Harry’s Marvellous Adventures through Norton Young Readers which expands on just that idea. Written by nine-year-old Ollie,…Continue reading Ollie and Harry’s Marvellous Adventures – AD sent for review and giveaway

One Year Later

One Year Later – AD sent for review

If you’ve read my previous book reviews before then you will know that I’ve been a fan of Sanjida Kay for some time now.  I’ve been eagerly awaiting her latest novel, One Year Later, which was published last month through Corvus. We meet a family in turmoil in One Year Later as they approach the…Continue reading One Year Later – AD sent for review

Buckinghamshire Folk Tales

Buckinghamshire Folk Tales – AD sent for review and giveaway

You may recall that earlier this year I introduced you to Forest Folk Tales for Children. Carrying on with this theme, today I’m sharing the newly released Buckinghamshire Folk Tales with you.  Written by Terrie Howey and published through The History Press last month, the 224-page paperback book shares stories from all over the county.…Continue reading Buckinghamshire Folk Tales – AD sent for review and giveaway

The Bastille Spy

The Bastille Spy – AD sent for review

I finished the school holidays with a really good historical crime thriller.  I can thoroughly recommend The Bastille Spy, the latest novel from C S Quinn which was published through Corvus in August.  It’s a real page-turner and a story that I’ve thoroughly enjoyed reading. It’s Paris, the year is 1789 and the country is…Continue reading The Bastille Spy – AD sent for review

The Last House Guest

The Last House Guest – AD sent for review

I’ve been really lucky recently, that I’ve had the opportunity to read one-page turner after another.  I recently finished reading The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda and it’s very good indeed.  Published through Corvus in June, this is the author’s second novel and I haven’t been able to put it down. The Last House…Continue reading The Last House Guest – AD sent for review