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BLOG TOUR: Rose’s Dress of Dreams

The Little Gems collection is I think my favourite collection from Barrington Stoke.  The text in each book is clearly printed, broken down in small, manageable chunks thanks to the chapters and each is also highly illustrated, not only breaking the text further but also supporting the child’s reading and creating a lovely bridge between …

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BLOG TOUR: A Q & A with Matt Carr

If you love picturebooks with an unlikely hero, Spyder (Scholastic) is the one for you! Matt Carr’s bold and bright designs bring this spidey secret agent to life wonderfully, with a text bursting with humour, and a really dynamic layout which mirrors the action-packed adventure. It is a lot of fun, but also highlights how treacherous life is …

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“Big Concepts for Little People”: A National Non-Fiction November guest post by Laura Knowles

November is the month to  celebrate non-fiction, thanks to the Federation of Children’s Book Groups, and this year, the theme is The World Around Us. If you hop over to Twitter and check out the hashtag #NNFN , you will see much appreciation for it there really is.  After years of being-overlooked, considered to be for research purposes …

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FABULOUS FIVE: Steve Antony presents five fabulous books he grew up with

When I Grow Up (Scholastic)  is the product of  a rather exciting collaboration by international bestselling illustrator Steve Antony and  superstar writer comedian and performer Tim Michin. The story is inspired by the lyrics from the famous Matilda song, which was of course composed by Minchin (in case you need reminding of the song, you can listen to it …

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