So many books, so little time - Frank Zappa
Wednesday, 29 March 2017
Reflection by Rebecka Sharpe Shelberg
Reflection: Remembering Those Who Serve in War by Rebecka Sharpe Shelberg & Robin Cowcher has been made a CBCA Notable book for 2017. ...
Monday, 27 March 2017
April is #Zoladdiction month!
After a Zola free year in 2016, Fanda is back this April with her wonderful #Zoladdiction2017 . So far I've been reading the Rou...
Saturday, 25 March 2017
The Fellowship - check in time.
The 25th March is Tolkien Reading Day which seemed like an auspicious day to host our latest check-in post. The theme for the 2017 TRD is P...
Thursday, 23 March 2017
Picture Book Technology & Online Safety
It was only a matter of time before we saw picture books for children that contained themes about mobile phone use. The two latest offering...
Wednesday, 22 March 2017
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J K Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne
I had LOTS of doubts about a new Harry Potter. Did we really need a new Harry Potter? Wasn't this just a crass cash grab? Was there an...
Monday, 20 March 2017
Florette by Anna Walker
Anna Walker's whimsical water colour illustrations appeal to my inner child. Last year the CBCA award winning Mr Huff captured my at...
Saturday, 18 March 2017
The Case Against Fragrance by Kate Grenville
I didn't expect to read one of my Top Ten Tuesday Autumn Reads so quickly, but a curious reaction at work today prompted me to devour K...
Thursday, 16 March 2017
Brona's Salon is a new meme which aims to gather a group of like-minded bookish people 'under the roof of an inspiring host, ...
Wednesday, 15 March 2017
Circle by Jeannie Baker
Circle is one of those amazing, gorgeous picture books that I love and adore...right up until the very last page. But that last page does...
Tuesday, 14 March 2017
Top Ten Tuesday - Autumnal Delights
The Broke and the Bookish host a weekly meme called Top Ten Tuesday . This week we nominate our Top Ten Autumn reads (or Spring r...
Saturday, 11 March 2017
It's that time of year again, when all the longlists and shortlists are making their appearances. We've just had all the excitemen...
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