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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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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Elephants on Tour Book Review – a Q&A with Guillaume Cornet

From the skyscrapers of New York and Tokyo to the jungles of Peru and Madagascar, the elephants are off to see some of the most amazing places in the world – discovering famous buildings, food,…

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Book Review: The Familiars by Stacey Halls

To save her child, she will trust a stranger. To protect a secret, she must risk her life . . . I first became aware of The Familiars when it was acquired after a nine-way…

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