Children’s Book Review: The Boy Who Flew by Fleur Hitchcock

Athan Wilde dreams of flight. When his friend, Mr Chen, is murdered, Athan must rescue the flying machine they were building together and stop it falling into the wrong hands. But keeping the machine safe…

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Book Review: The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

The Wolves of Willoughby Chase turned out to be our favourite family read over Christmas after Al borrowed it from the library.   He sped through this classic children’s book in a couple of days so…

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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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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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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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