Albie is back! And it’s AWESOME!

The Albie books by Caryl Hart and Ed Eaves hold a special place in my heart. My daughter has grown up with them as firm favourites and even now, as she embraces full length chapter books and reading to herself, she regularly returns to Albie's adventures. Her face lit up when this one dropped through... Continue Reading →

The Bone Sparrow – A Refugee Story

Some books are important and teach you about the world and your place in it. Some books are beautiful and inspirational and leave you a changed person. This book is both. It will open your eyes, it will open your mind, and it will open your heart. This is a VERY powerful book. Subhi is... Continue Reading →

The Beginning Woods

Oh this book! This book, this book. I almost want to leave the review there. Because how to tell you about this book? The Beginning Woods by Malcolm McNeill (Pushkin Children's Books) The Vanishings started without warning.¬†People disappearing into thin air - just piles of clothes left behind.¬†Each day, thousands gone without a trace. Max... Continue Reading →

Beyond the Laughing Sky

A beautiful, beautiful book that lifts you out of your reality and reminds you of the wonder in the everyday and that nothing is impossible. 'Ten year old Nashville doesn't feel like he belongs with his family, in his town, or even in this world. He was hatched from an egg his father found on... Continue Reading →

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