The Thunder Girls

The Thunder Girls – AD sent for review and giveaway #TheThunderGirls

I’ve always had a rather eclectic reading taste and over the years I’ve happily read a classic from Jane Austen before picking up a Jackie Collins book.  I’ve enjoyed both equally and nothing much has changed.  If you’re looking for something juicy to read whilst lounging in the sun this summer then I might have…Continue reading The Thunder Girls – AD sent for review and giveaway #TheThunderGirls

The Lake House

The Lake House

I was first introduced to Kate Morton when The Distant Hours was suggested as our book of the month at the book club I used to attend locally.  I was instantly drawn into the story and the characters.  So imagine my excitement when I won a copy of her latest book, The Lake House, through…Continue reading The Lake House

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 big hit here. As you…Continue reading Swashbuckle Lil and the Secret Pirate

The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight

The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight

You can’t beat a good tale involving knights and dragons as far as we’re concerned and we were looking forward to reading The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight when it arrived recently. Published through Pan Macmillan earlier this month, The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight is the latest collaboration from author Elli Woollard and illustrator Benji Davies.…Continue reading The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight

Little Legends book series

Little Legends book series – review and giveaway

The Little Legends book series was launched in February this year through Pan Macmillan and the first two books have been a big hit here.  Tom Percival brings well-loved fairy tale characters back to life in these clever and witty stories aimed at children aged 5 years and over. The first two books in the series…Continue reading Little Legends book series – review and giveaway

Smelly Louie

Smelly Louie

I’ve been amazed by how clean Monkey has been when he’s come home from school since starting Year One.  There were days when he came home from the Nursery and Reception classes where I seriously thought he must have rolled in every puddle going, had a mud bath shower and sprinkled himself with glue, glitter…Continue reading Smelly Louie