Book Review: Malala’s Magic Pencil by Malala Yousafzai

If you know Malala Yousafzai’s story then you’ll understand why Malala’s Magic Pencil has led to a lot of questions in our house.  Malala wrote this picture book to share her harrowing and ultimately inspirational…

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The Book Family Rogerson Round-Up: November 2018

  From now on I thought it would be fun to post a family round-up of our reads, movies and days out. This post will be a little disjointed as I’ve not been keeping a…

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Mondays with a Little M: Hilda and the Troll by Luke Pearson

Welcome to a new series of blog posts where we’ll be sharing cracking reads for smaller people.  Every Monday we’ll aim to post favourites from our six year old’s (Little M) collection with one major…

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Book Review : The House with Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

For Marinka’s grandmother is Baba Yaga, who guides spirits between this world and the next. Marinka longs to change her destiny and sets out to break free from her grandmother’s footsteps, but her house has…

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Book Review: Wabi Sabi: Japanese Wisdom for a Perfectly Imperfect Life by Beth Kempton

I’m wary of life guides these days. I went through a phase of ploughing through self-help manuals a decade ago and still have a pile of books selling success and unlimited cash stashed in a…

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