Mort the Meek and the Perilous Prophecy – Double Review

Published on 5th January by Little Tiger To read this story, you need to visit Brutalia But Brutalia doesn't like visitors, so don't approach anyone, and keep your eyes peeled for escape routes, and wear brown so you blend in. Look, it's probably best if you just disguise yourself as a RAT. OK with that? … Continue reading Mort the Meek and the Perilous Prophecy – Double Review

Tiggy Thistle and the Lost Guardians – Review and Extract

Sam In this concluding title in The Cloud Horse Chronicles adventure by the legendary Chris Riddell we accompany Tiggy Thistle as she looks to put an end to the decade old winter that is impacting everywhere, and look to rescue the Lost Guardians who have not been seen the winter started to grip the landscapes … Continue reading Tiggy Thistle and the Lost Guardians – Review and Extract

Barrington Stoke Brilliance

Noodle the Doodle Wins the Day Written by Jonathan MeresIllustrated by Katy Hatford This is the third title in the Noodle the Doodle series, and it is just as incredible as the previous two have! This one focuses on an alternative sports day for the class, and they come up with some fantastic new activities … Continue reading Barrington Stoke Brilliance

Thank You, Ellie – Interview with author Joe Burnett

Illustrations by Gill GillPublished by Austin Macauley Books Could you give us summary of your book Thank You, Ellie.8-year-old Grace is on a family picnic when she becomes lost in a forest. Just as hersituation becomes very difficult, a mysterious Golden Retriever, Ellie, appears. Overthe next day or so, Grace encounters some challenges, but with … Continue reading Thank You, Ellie – Interview with author Joe Burnett

Sharing some of our latest favourite early chapter reads with you

Sam (@SamJdThomas) Dulcinea in the Forbidden Forest Written by Ole KonneckePublished by Gecko Press This is a gorgeous hardback that is a real treat for early chapter book readers, and not only is it rich in text, but it is also rich in illustrative content. The book is themed with minimal colour palette, which makes … Continue reading Sharing some of our latest favourite early chapter reads with you

Flyntlock Bones – The Ghost of Scarletbeard

Written by Derek KeiltyIllustrated by Mark ElvinsPublished by Scallywag Press Flyntlock is a young orphan cabin boy on the Blackhound and we join him on his third adventure. He is an amazing pirate investigator. In this adventure the Countess of Bohemia has had her jewels stolen, stolen by a ghost. The ghost of Captain Scarletbeard. Now … Continue reading Flyntlock Bones – The Ghost of Scarletbeard

The Adventure Club – Tiger in Trouble

Jess Butterworth has always been one of my favourite Children's authors, and is my go to choice for stories that are both empowering and powerfully immersive. I own, with pride, every single title Jess has written to date, and have also had the pleasure of meeting her at my local Waterstones, along with my delighted … Continue reading The Adventure Club – Tiger in Trouble