Mortal Engines Film Review – How Does it Compare to the Book?

Mortal Engines has played a fairly big part in my bookish life.  I produced the very first copy of the book when I worked as a Production Controller for Scholastic and can still picture the…

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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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Children’s Book Review : Hilda and the Troll by Luke Pearson

Hilda and the Troll has been one of our favourite new discoveries. The littlest member of the family has shown a lot of interest in graphic novels recently so we were all chuffed when she…

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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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