World Book Day 2017: My Favourite Books

If you've passed a Gruffalo in the street today or saw a Hungry Caterpillar on the bus, you're not going mad. It's World Book Day 2017! The annual event celebrates all things bookish and sees children all over the country dress up as their favourite characters. It's utterly adorable and shows kids that reading can... Continue Reading →

Cuckoo Song by Frances Hardinge Review

"...just because somebody tells you you’re a monster, it doesn’t mean you are." I’m so glad I discovered Frances Hardinge. After devouring The Lie Tree last year, I was excited to delve into her back catalogue and see what it had in store. I started my journey with The Lie Tree’s predecessor, Cuckoo Song (Pan... Continue Reading →

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge Review

A bewitching book that transcends classification and transfixes imagination If ever we needed proof that so-called children's books are not just for children, look no further than The Lie Tree (Macmillan, 2015). The spellbinding book won both the Costa Book of the Year and the Children's Book of the Year 2015 – a feat only previously... Continue Reading →

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