The XK Files: 120 – a book review and giveaway

The XK Files: 120

As you all know we are motorsport fans here, with a love of old cars. So when we were approached by Porter Press International recently regarding a new children’s book which features a Jaguar XK120 as the main character in the The XK Files: 120, I knew we needed to… 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 »

Zoo Camp Puzzle

Zoo Camp Puzzle

Today I’m sharing the latest Animal Planet Adventures book to be released through Liberty Street, called Zoo Camp Puzzle.  Aimed at children aged 8-12 years, this 112 page paperback book is an activity book as well as being a story book. Written by Gail Herman, Zoo Camp Puzzle is a chapter book… Continue reading »

Animal Planet Dinosaurs! – a book review

Animal Planet Dinosaurs!

My 7 year old son has been enjoying the chapter book Animal Planet Dinosaurs! recently and I’m sure if you’ve got a young dinosaur fan, they may well do too.  Now, don’t be too surprised, I’m still the one doing the reading here, but this chapter book is aimed at children… Continue reading »

The Mad Moon Mission – review and giveaway

The Mad Moon Mission

You all know that Monkey’s reading journey has been a long one.  He loves books, just not the reading of them. He recently moved up another band in his school reading books, and I know that free reading chapter books are on the horizon.  So I’m trying to put more… Continue reading »

Swashbuckle Lil and the Secret Pirate

Swashbuckle Lil and the Secret Pirate

We’re big fans of Elli Woollard here, and as Monkey starts to transition from picture books to chapter books, we’ve been enjoying Swashbuckle Lil and the Secret Pirate. Published through Macmillan Children’s Books on 19th May, the book is aimed at children aged 5 years and over, and its been a… Continue reading »