Alex Falase-Koya Illustrated by Paula Bowles Suit Up. Step Up. It’s time to become a hero! There’s a new superhero in town and he’s swooping onto a bookshelf near you! Marvin is an ordinary boy who loves spending time with Grandpa and reading comics with his best friend Joe. But everything changes when he discoversContinue reading “Marv”

Uncle Pete & the Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep

David C. Flannaghan Illustrated by Will Hughes I had the pleasure of reviewing picture books for fantastic indie publisher Little Door books in 2020, so when it was announced that they were releasing their first early-reader chapter book, I was absolutely thrilled to be invited to be a part of the blog tour. Aimed atContinue reading “Uncle Pete & the Boy Who Couldn’t Sleep”

Nappy the Pirate Baby

Alan Macdonald Illustrated by Elissa Elwick Ahoy there ship-mates! I spy a swash-buckling beauty of a book. From the author of Dirty Bertie, younger readers will delight in climbing aboard The Salty Herring for a pirate adventure like no other. Captain Sprat and his pirate crew love nothing more than lazing about on the poopContinue reading “Nappy the Pirate Baby”

Maverick Chapter Readers

Maverick Publishing – November 2020 November is here which can only mean one thing…the new series of Maverick Chapter Readers has arrived! Six stupendous new titles spanning Lime, Brown and Grey book-bands are sliding onto the shelves ready to engage and enthuse children about to take those next steps to independence in reading chapter books.Continue reading “Maverick Chapter Readers”

The Tindims of Rubbish Island

Written by Sally Gardener & Illustrated by Lydia Corry Zephyr Books – 3rd September 2020 Tiny people with the titanic task of saving our seas in the war on plastic. This is the first in a new series of Early Chapter books with a conservation theme at the heart. The Tindims are recyclers. In factContinue reading “The Tindims of Rubbish Island”

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