Sample: The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thomson

  After YALC, like always, I have got so many samplers to catch up! They are so perfect to have somewhere in the handbag and pick it up while waiting for appointment or train. I really loved this sample. As a person who constantly deals with obsessive compulsive disorder I felt so much for Matty. This […]

Exclusive Short Story: The King of Rats

Melinda Salisbury is the author of sinister YA fantasy novels The Sin Eater’s Daughter and The Sleeping Prince. I was lucky enough to meet her at YALC and I was treated to an exclusive mini-book featuring her short story, The Kings of Rats. First of all I need to remind you that I am not […]

Review: Is Daddy Coming Back in a Minute? by Elke Barber & Alex Barber

This beautiful picture book is written from the personal experience of the sudden death of her husband, about one of the most difficult challenge to ever face as a parent. Most of the children are fascinated about death and has many questions about it. This book is written helping author’s two young children to understand […]

Review: Rosa’s Very Big Job by Ellen Mayer

This is a sweet little picture book about little girl Rosa who wants to surprise her mum while she’s shopping. Rosa asks her grandfather to help to fold the laundry. Rosa has to tell him exactly how to do it properly. Once they are done, Rosa and her grandad are bound for a quick adventure […]

Review: All About Forests by Mack van Gageldonk

If your child enjoys outdoors and walks in the woods and forests, look no further – you just found an amazing book about forest, trees, forest dwellers, seasons and forests around the world. Book is full of fun facts, photos and cute doodles. I really enjoyed this book and it inspired me to plan lots […]

Review: What would it be like? by McArthur Krishna

You know when you finish a book and think – WOW. Yeah, this is the message I got it when I read What would it be like? by McArthur Krishna. The message of the book was very empowering for young girls, telling the stories of what other great women have done in their lives. In the end […]