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A little pause …

As you will have undoubtedly noticed, blog posts and reviews have been sparse lately. This is mainly because I have been doing a lot of this: © Magali Le Huche I am literally juggling lots of stuff at the moment, all to do with books and all really enjoyable, but  sadly, with only 24 hours in a day, a …

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Happy Christmas

© Benjamin Chaud for Le Bon Marché, Catalogue Noël jouets  (2011) Pomelo and his friends are taking a well-deserved Christmas nap, and so is Library Mice.May the festive season bring you warmth, joy and of course plenty of books!See you in the New Year!

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Holidays …

I am off back the Motherland for a couple of weeks and a bit. I will still be on the web on and off and have a few reviews lined up. I am hoping to do lots of reading too while at my parents’ house but we’ll see how that goes!!! © Quentin Blake

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The Bride’s Farewell

Meg Rosoff(Puffin Books) There is little or no need at all to introduce Meg Rosoff. Her first novel, How I Live Now, was published to a high acclaim in 2004 and   went on to win the Guardian Children’s Book Prize in 2004 and the Branford Boase Award in 2005. It remains one of the best written “teen book” I have …

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