Review: The Hole Story

You know when you pick up a book, read the blurb and have no idea how what is hinted at will make a story? That is this story! The Hole Story by Paul Bright and Bruce Ingman. So, the blurb that this is the story of two holes looking for a place where they are... Continue Reading →

Review: Captain Sparklebeard

Tonight's choice was another library book I am amazed T didn't pick out sooner - Captain Sparklebeard by Timothy Knapman and Sam Lloyd. Peg is a girl who dreams of adventure but finds herself stuck living with a wicked Step-Great-Grand Auntie. When a band of pirates arrive in town, Peg sees a chance to escape... Continue Reading →

Review: Hot Dog Hal

For tonight's bedtime read, T headed again to his library pile and picked out Hot Dog Hal by Peter Bently and Tom McLaughlin. Hal is a little sausage dog so attached to his blanket that he is given the nickname Hot Dog Hal! Despite some friendly teasing and high temperatures, Hal refuses to be parted... Continue Reading →

Review: How to Save a Superhero

We managed another collection from the library today (phew as our stocks are running dangerously low) and from the new haul T decided on How to Save a Superhero by Caryl Hart and Ed Eaves. Albie is on a quest to complete a jigsaw of his favourite superhero when he is interrupted by his mum... Continue Reading →

Review: Molly and the Bog Sprogs

For tonight's bedtime story, it was our stop on the #blogtour for a new book out this Thursday - Molly and the Bog Sprogs by Lee Thomas and Raluca Farcas. Molly is a monster who wants one thing over everything else - to win her school talent show. Unfortunately, what makes her a monster is... Continue Reading →

Review: The Start of Something Big

For tonight's bedtime story, T picked out a book that has been waiting on his shelves for a very long time - The Start of Something Big by Annahita de la Mare and Jennifer Kirkham. The Start of Something Big tells the story of 3 cousins who find an old and battered hot air balloon... Continue Reading →

Review: A Boy and a Jaguar

Books dropping unexpectedly through the letterbox is always exciting, and that is what happened with tonight's bedtime story - A Boy and a Jaguar by Alan Rabinowitz and C├ítia Chien. This is the autobiographical story of one young boy who struggled with a stutter throughout his childhood. Written off by teachers and unable to be... Continue Reading →

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