I’m delighted to welcome Sophie Anderson, author of The House With Chicken Legs, to the blog for my stop on the blog tour, to share the first of 15 of her favourite Russian Fairytales. Fifteen Russian Fairy Tales and What They Mean to Me by Sophie Anderson 1. Vasilisa the Priest’s Daughter (on challenging … Continue reading Vasilisa the Priest’s Daughter (on challenging stereotypes) by Sophie Anderson
Publication Date: 3 May 2018 Cover illustration by Melissa Castrillon (@mv_castrillon) Marinka wants to be an ordinary girl, with an ordinary life - a life that allows her to do what other living children do. Most of all, she wants to stay in one place and have friends. Real, living, human friends, not just her … Continue reading The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson
Join me tomorrow for my stop on the tour for one of my favourite books this year! I’m delighted to be hosting a very special guest post from Sophie, and will be sharing my review. Make sure you check out all of the other stops for more fabulous guest posts from Sophie.
Publication Date: 22nd February 2018 Welcome to my stop on the Hopeless Heroes Blog Tour! The first two books in a new series for younger readers mixing modern day and Ancient Greek Mythology hits bookshops next week, and I was lucky enough to be sent copies of both of them to review... Here Comes Hercules! … Continue reading Hopeless Heroes by Stella Tarakson, illustrated by Nick Roberts
Join me on Friday 16th February for my stop on the Hopeless Heroes Blog Tour where I’ll be sharing my reviews of the first two books in the brilliantly funny new series for younger readers.
I am hugely honoured to have been asked to be a part of the team of bloggers revealing the illustrator, and poster for International Book Giving Day 2018 on 14th February. This year’s illustrator is none other than the exceptionally talented Elys Dolan, and here is this year’s fabulously fun poster! Packed with much loved characters … Continue reading The Illustrator For International Book Giving Day 2018 Is…
Make sure you join me at 7pm on Monday 15th January, when I will be revealing the wonderful illustrator and their fabulous poster for this year’s #bookgivingday, and a related giveaway!
I am delighted to be taking part in the Make Me Awesome Blog Tour. Ben Davis has very kindly answered questions put to him by my After School Book Club, which you should read in An Interview With... Ben Davis. When Freddie’s Dad loses his job, the Smallhouse family hit tough times, and have to … Continue reading Make Me Awesome by Ben Davis, illustrated by Mike Lowery
Welcome to my stop on the Make Me Awesome Blog Tour! I’m delighted to be hosting An Interview With Ben Davis. I say host, as it’s an After School Book Club Blog Takeover. As soon as they saw the Press Release and the book, they begged me to let them ask the questions they wanted … Continue reading An Interview With… Ben Davis
Look out for my stop on the Make Me Awesome Blog Tour on Thursday 11th January, where you’ll be able to read my review and my After School Book Club’s interview with Ben Davis. It’s awesome! Until then, make sure you check out the other stops on the tour!