A Ration Book Childhood

A Ration Book Childhood – AD sent for review

disclosure: sent for review It’s hard to believe that it’s two years since I discovered Pocketful of Dreams by Jean Fullerton.  I’ve just finished A Ration Book Childhood, which was published on 3rd October through Corvus, and it’s brought me up to date with the latest news of the Brogan family in London’s East End…Continue reading A Ration Book Childhood – AD sent for review

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

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