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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Grand Times at the Barrister’s Book Chamber

Full of vintage charm, it feels if the Barrister’s Book Chamber in Retford has been established for years but in fact this is one of the newer bookshops we’ve visited recently. We travelled to Nottinghamshire…

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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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Unboxing the Pigeon Post Vintage Book Box

I’ve been watching unboxings with interest recently.  I really enjoy the YA ones but it’s not very often you see one with a classic theme so when I received this excellent Pigeon Post vintage book…

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