Devil and the Bluebird

'"Do you feel it?" The woman released her chin. Blue nodded. Like September, when the sunlight began to shift and in the middle of wildflowers she could feel the winter coming. A certainty lodged inside her, down in her feet within the cradle of her boots. Her feet knew where to go.' 'Riley has wrestled... Continue Reading →

Rhymoceros by Janik Coat

For obvious reasons, a book about a rhino is always going to catch my attention. But this one caught my attention and then didn't let it go. It's a smiley, strokey kind of book. My favourite kind. The simple premise of a rhino enacting rhyming words is pulled off with humour and style. Coat has... Continue Reading →

Rosie Revere, Engineer

Hurrah!!!! A book that shows a female engineer! In fact, Rosie Revere, Engineer (Abrams) provides two stonkingly good role models for children and celebrates the history of women engineers and aviation pioneers. Shortlisted for the Little Rebels award 2014, it is a book that has the potential to empower children and change their future. Shy... Continue Reading →

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