Review: The Boy from Mars

As we draw towards the end of our space-themed tribute to the Apollo 11 mission, T finally picked out a book he had almost chosen a few times already - The Boy from Mars by Simon James. The story stars Stanley, a young boy who is feeling upset when his mum leaves for work. Rather... Continue Reading →


Review: Moon

Of all the stories in our #Apollo50 tribute, tonight T finally picked out the one I have been most looking forward to - Moon by Britta Teckentrup. Moon is the story of night times around the world, told through the lunar cycle. We watch the shape of the moon change as animals are busy in... Continue Reading →

Review: Look Up!

Inspired by this week's #ukpbchat on diversity and inclusion and the multiple recommendations this book received, we made a late addition to our space-themed celebration of the 50th anniversary and T decided that he immediately wanted to read this book - Look Up! by Nathan Bryon and Dapo Adeola. The story stars a chatty young... Continue Reading →

Review: Millie’s Missing Yawn

Tonight we continued our space/moon themed odyssey with on of our library #tbr pile - Millie's Missing Yawn by You Jung Byun. Millie is a young girl who, despite following her usual routine, is unable to get to sleep. After thinking things through, she works out that she hasn't done a big, sleepy yawn and... Continue Reading →

Review: What Can We Be?

Tonight T picked out a book we received a while ago as part of some lovely book post - What Can We Be? by Ryan Crawford and Kayla Coombs. Millie is a young girl who finds time alone quite boring. After a fun day at school, she is dreading home time as it means she... Continue Reading →

Review: Field Trip to the Moon

Tonight we continued our tribute to the 50th anniversary of the moon landings and T picked out Field Trip to the Moon by John Hare and Jeanne Willis. The story is told from the perspective of a group of, at first, unseen aliens who describe a group of earthlings arriving on the moon for a... Continue Reading →

Review: It’s… One Giant Leek for Mankind

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the incredible Apollo 11 mission that culminated with Neil Armstrong taking the fair step on the moon, we shall be reading space/moon/bravery themed books for the next 9 days. Tonight, T picked out It's... One Giant Leek for Mankind, by Olaf Falafel, to kick things off. Conspiracy theories abound... Continue Reading →

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