The Boy Who Rescued a Rainbow by Corrina Campbell, Published by Little Door Books

The Girl Who Stole the Stars became an instant hit in my Reception classroom so I was thrilled to learn that Corrina Campbell had penned a perfect companion; The Boy Who Rescued a Rainbow. What does it mean to be strong, brave and fearless? When a little boy finds a broken rainbow lying on theContinue reading “The Boy Who Rescued a Rainbow by Corrina Campbell, Published by Little Door Books”

Aftershocks by Anne Fine

The Earthquake cracked Things wide open… We knew at once that Hauntings would follow. Aftershocks is a gripping supernatural yet spiritual read that will have you on the end of your seat throughout. It has all my favourite traits in a book rolled into one! Ghosts, a dash of dystopia and a sensitive portrayal ofContinue reading “Aftershocks by Anne Fine”

Grow

Luke Palmer I’ve just finished Grow and I cannot stop thinking about it; unflinchingly honest and unapolegetically harrowing I can honestly say this is a book that will stay with me for a long time. Aimed at the Young Adult audience, Grow is a compelling and difficult read, with themes of grief, loss, racism, exploitationContinue reading “Grow”

When the Sky Falls

Phil Earle Inspired by a true story. I’m a big fan of Phil Earle’s writing, so when I won a signed copy of When the Sky Falls I couldn’t believe my luck – this book has received so many positive accolades from well-renowed children’s authors and quite rightly so. This is a powerful and movingContinue reading “When the Sky Falls”

The Shark Caller

Zilla Bethell Usborne Books – Published 4th February 2021 I finished The Shark Caller on New Year’s Day and only hours into 2021, I think I may have found one of my favourite books of the year! Atmospheric, captivating and deeply moving, The Shark Caller is difficult to put down once started and difficult toContinue reading “The Shark Caller”

The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates

Jenny Pearson Usborne 16th July 2020 The super funny, heart-warming adventure of three boys, one summer holiday, and a few miracles along the way. It’s the last day of Year Six and BFFs Freddie, Ben and Charlie have just graduated from Primary School to the very shouty soundtrack of ‘One More Step Along the WorldContinue reading “The Super Miraculous Journey of Freddie Yates”

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