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Red House Children’s Book Award blog tour: Rachel Bright

Today I am absolutely delighted to be a hosting a post on the Red House Children’s Book Award blog tour, a very special award as the winners are voted for entirely by children.  It’s owned and run by the Federation of Children’s Book Groups and sponsored by Red House – check out the awesome illustration that […]

Belle and Boo blog tour bonanza post!

The Belle and Boo characters have been on our radar for a while now, ever since I saw some very lovely postcards that I framed for both C and H when they were born. We were therefore VERY excited to be asked to take part in Belle and Boo’s blog tour, celebrating the publication of […]

‘Bubble and Squeak’, plus awesome interviews and a cool competition!

‘Bubble and Squeak‘ by James Mayhew, illustrated by Clara Vulliamy (published by Orchard Books) OH. MY. GOSH. Not often do you come across a book that Has It All, but James Mayhew and Clara Vulliamy have collaborated on something truly special here and we cannot find a single thing not to love about it. There […]

Ten years of Dirty Bertie and an interview with David Roberts!

Prior to taking part in this blog tour the boys and I had not come across David Robert’s gloriously grubby creation, Dirty Bertie, but I think it’s safe to say that he’ll be a pretty permanent fixture in our houe from now on!  It’s ten years this year since the first Dirty Bertie book was […]

‘Sidney, Stella and the Moon’, by Emma Yarlett, plus a fantabulous interview and GIVEAWAY!

‘Sidney, Stella and the Moon‘, by Emma Yarlett (published by Templar) This is such a cool book.  It follows the antics of Sidney and Stella, twins who like to do everything together except that hardest of Very Hard Things – sharing.  This causes the usual scuffles and squabbles until one day things go a little […]