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

BookBound review The Last Whale by Chris Vick

Chris Vick talks about the Inspiration for the book THE LAST WHALE is an action-packed adventure story, focusing on fierce eco warrior and tech geek, Abi, who steals an AI computer, Moonlight. Together they work to save the whales: When they uncover whale song recording made by Abi’s great- grandfather, a whale hunter, they discover … Continue reading BookBound review The Last Whale by Chris Vick

2022 Middle Grade Must Reads – October (Part 3)

Libby and the Parisian Puzzle by Jo Clarke Illustrated by Becky Moor Published by Firefly Press Libby has always wanted to solve mysteries. Libby is sent to boarding school , but not just any boarding school this one is very different, this one travels around the world. It’s run by her aunt, and she's not … Continue reading 2022 Middle Grade Must Reads – October (Part 3)

Hazel Hill Is Gonna Win This One – Behind the Scenes Inspiration by Author Maggie Horne

One of the most exciting parts about being a debut author is getting to watch other people, who you don’t know, read your book. (It’s also one of the worst parts, but that’s a whole other guest post). It’s been so, so incredible, getting to read lovely reviews of my work and knowing that people … Continue reading Hazel Hill Is Gonna Win This One – Behind the Scenes Inspiration by Author Maggie Horne

2022 Middle Grade Must Reads – October (Part Two)

A Gangster Stole My Trunks by Tom Vaughan Illustrations by Nathan Read Published by Scholastic I loved Bin Boy by Tom Vaughan so I was so excited when I discovered he had written a new book. I dived straight in and wasn’t disappointed. This was an amazing read. The story centres on Jesse who has … Continue reading 2022 Middle Grade Must Reads – October (Part Two)

BookBound review No Place For Monsters

Sam (@SamJDThomas) I completely agree with the three keywords on the back cover of this book, used to catergorise a book for readers by publishers Chicken House 'Spooky, Terrifying, Horror' would absolutely be my go to words for describing this book, and I did just that when I discussed No Place for Monsters with my … Continue reading BookBound review No Place For Monsters

2022 Middle Grade Must Reads – October (Part One)

The Secret of Ragnar's Gold by Mark Dawson Published by Welbeck Flame I love this series of books. It is set quite near to where I live and it’s great when a place I know is mentioned. The book follows a group of friends who call themselves the after school detective club. And they are  … Continue reading 2022 Middle Grade Must Reads – October (Part One)

What’s New Harper Drew? Talent Show Takeover

If you have yet to read the first in the Harper Drew series you can check out our double review feature here. This young girl that headlines the series gives us first hand insight into her life through diary entry format, and boy does she live an exciting life! In this latest instalment readers are … Continue reading What’s New Harper Drew? Talent Show Takeover

How to be More Hedgehog – Author Feature and Review

Anne-Marie Conway Anne-Marie Conway writes a feature for todays stop on the How to be More Hedgehog blog tour detailing her inspiration for this must read 2022 publication. It was break time at the theatre company I run on Saturdays. A group of Year 6 children (who had only recently got their first mobile phones) … Continue reading How to be More Hedgehog – Author Feature and Review