The Cat Who Loved The Moon – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “She waited. And waited. But the moon’s big circles and swirls and crescent smiles weren’t there like they used to be.” I’m sure children’s books just get better and better these days! I’ve completely and utterly fallen in love with little Cromwell in this book and I know many others will too,…

Atch…oops! – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “A movement of leaves, a rustle and creep, then the Trainee Dream Weaver spilled out in a heap. His Master’s last words ringing loud in his ear – Last chance or you’re out. No more blunders, you hear?“ Can I PLEASE grab your attention for just a moment – I’ve just read…

The Big Ol’ Bike – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Being small wasn’t ever going to hold Oliver back. No way. Because he had big dreams, a big heart – and a big old bike.” This book is absolutely beautiful – it combines such loveable characters with important life lessons, creating essential reading for kids, (as well as being the perfect tool…

Nicky & Vera – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “I did not face any danger, as real heroes do. I only saw what needed to be done.” In 1938, twenty-nine-year-old Nicholas Winton saved the lives of almost 700 children trapped in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia – a story he never told and that remained unknown until an unforgettable TV appearance in the 1980s…

The Super Twins – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “You wanted us to use our powers for good… Well, I have worked out exactly how; we are going to become superheroes…” I’ve had my eye on this book for some time, and I’m absolutely thrilled with it! It has everything kids love and it even had my eyes glued to the…

The Snark – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “‘What’s a Snark?’ I hear you cry. A fearless beast who lurks nearby!” If you’re not already a fan of children’s books, then this book will well and truly make you fall in love with them. I’m in the process of creating my own children’s masterpiece at the moment and seeing this…

Josie and the Scary Snapper – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “As long as you have the Scary Snapper, no monster can hurt you, and the scariest thing in the house will no longer be scary.” This book put the biggest smile on my face and I felt like such a kid again reading it! Any book which builds up the confidence of…

Bernice Takes A Plunge – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “Bernice Peppercorn was not a morning person. Jake, on the other hand, was. Breakfast was often bickering on toast.” How insanely cute does this cover look?! Bernice kind of looks like me when I was younger, but wish I still had that ginger hair! I haven’t read many mystery/adventure books for children…

Bubbly Jock Jack and The Thanksgiving Fallacy – Book Review

Overall Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ “What on earth are you doing silly bird? You are not a dairy cow. You are a wild turkey and the most comical Bubbly Jock I ever saw.” Owwhh, this book! This is a first – a children’s story that’s made me well up with both joy and sadness. Not only that,…

Duncan Versus the Googleys – Book Review

Overall rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ “It is only fair to warn you, before we go much further, that so much in this story is upside down, backwards, twisted, devious or just downright peculiar.” Seeing as a lot of us have risen to the challenge of homeschooling their little ones in these uncertain and downright scary times, I…