BOOK STACK :: Keeping the kids entertained

Now that the excitement of Christmas is starting to settle (although, full disclosure, I like to keep it going for the full 12 days through to 6 Jan!) we’re starting to think about settling into school holidays. Like many people around the country – and the world I guess – we’re laying pretty low right […]

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KIDLIT :: The Super Adventures of Ollie and Bea :: Renée Treml

Ollie is an owl who wears glasses. And Bea is a bunny with very big feet. They don’t know it yet, but they are about to be best friends. Can they help each other to find their OTTER-LY awesome inner superhero? My 7 year old is absolutely devouring books at the moment, and The Super […]

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Friday Favourites :: 28 May

Friday again – can you believe it? This week has been exciting with the blood moon, and hitting the middle of the school term. We also had a birthday party on the weekend, which have been fairly few and far between the past 12 months on account of lockdowns etc. When my daughter is heading […]

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What’s your kid reading Wednesday

I had fun with my post from a few weeks ago about what my seven year old was reading, so I thought it might be good to make it a semi-regular sort of thing. I might call it “What’s your kid reading Wednesday” , because I do like the alliteration, even if it’s a bit […]

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Kidlit :: CAT KID COMIC CLUB :: DAV PILKEY

Cat Kid Comic Club is the first book in a BRAND NEW graphic novel series featuring Pilkey’s fan favourite character Li’l Petey who, along with friends Flippy the Fish and Molly, try to teach twenty-one baby frogs how to create their own comics. Cat Kid Comic Club was my first experience with Dav Pilkey’s work, […]

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Review :: Pumpkin Heads :Rainbow Rowell & Faith Erin Hicks

I have been seeing Pumpkin Heads  – a gorgeous graphic novel by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks – all over bookstagram this month, and last week I finally caved and bought it. Here’s the synopsis from Goodreads: Deja and Josiah are seasonal best friends. Every autumn, all through high school, they’ve worked together at […]

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