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1 February 2022

More Adventure in Children’s Books

Why Adventure Stories are vital for our Children I’ve recently read Katherine Rundell’s ‘Why You Should Read Children’s Books, Even Though you Are So Old and Wise’ and there are so many passages I could quote […]
15 September 2021

More than a Story – What good Fiction does for Children

I’ve just finished reading an action-packed children’s story about time travel, history, mystery and friendship (Vesuvius by J. D. Fennell) and, after I’d added it to my shelf of ‘enjoyed’ children’s books, I permitted myself a […]
21 June 2021

Uma and the Answer to Absolutely Everything

If you love drunk alpacas, a mystery or are ready for a character called Alan Alan Carrington and his unusual eyebrows, you have to read this. Sam Copeland managed to make me laugh, cry and read […]
24 May 2021

Space Stories – Virtual Book Signing and Giveaway May 2021

For the month of May, I’ll be signing every copy of May’s Moon purchased from the Space Store, Didcot. If you haven’t yet got yours, you can order online or visit the store and collect your […]
26 February 2021

Journey to the River Sea

(The Natural World & Adventure) This is a wonderful story about friendship and Maia’s developing relationship with the natural world around her. Although set in 1910, it has a both a modern and classic feel. A […]
6 March 2019

World Book Day Wonders

To celebrate World Book Day and Read an E-book Week, how about reading something new and different?   If you’re used to reading action-packed thrillers, why not give a fantasy story a go? If you’re into […]