Saturday, 31 December 2011

TOP EIGHT: Books to look out for in 2012

Tidings of cheer and beards to you all, my festive friendies. As there is not much left to do in 2011 but eat, (not that I'm complaining...

REVIEW: The Court Painter's Apprentice by Richard Knight

"Paint what you see, Johann, not what you think you see." So says the court painter to his apprentice. But Johann possesses more ...

REVIEW: Twelve Minutes to Midnight by Christopher Edge

Penelope Tredwell is no ordinary thirteen year old. Writing under the pen name Montgomery Flinch, she has Londoners of 1899 spellbound wit...

Saturday, 17 December 2011

TOP FIVE: Book mums

Top five book mums It always makes for an awkward conversation when you open the door to a salesperson and they say ‘Is your mum or dad ...

Friday, 16 December 2011

TILLY & BILLIE'S BOOK OF THE WEEK: The 10pm Question by Kate de Goldi

Tilly & Billie’s Book of the Week:  The 10pm Question by Kate de Goldi   I’d like you to meet Tilly and Billie. They are my kitten...

Tuesday, 6 December 2011

AWARDS: Eleanor Farjeon's and mine

The Children's Book Circle Eleanor Farjeon Award 2011 was awarded to the Federation of Children's Book Groups last week in an evenin...

Friday, 25 November 2011

GUEST POST: The King...and the King by H.M. Castor

I have been pondering that age-old question: Which English monarch do you fancy the most?    Sadly a lot of them are ruled out by hai...

Tuesday, 15 November 2011

BLOG TOUR: Double Shadows

Double Shadows: The Sally Gardner blog tour I am most ridiculously excited to welcome Sally Gardner to my blog. I reviewed The Double Shado...

Monday, 7 November 2011

GUEST POST: S****! by Sally Prue

My, my - do I have a treat for you today. Today's guestblogger is Sally Prue, author of the Truthsayer  trilogy and the Tales of the Tri...