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Education

Exam Fever

First, take a deep breath! The most important thing is to do what works for you. There are lots of different suggestions for how to revise and prepare for exams but no two people are ever the ...

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Tummies will be rumbling!

This picture book definitely comes with a warning, read it with a full tummy or make sure your kitchen is stocked ready to get baking after you’ve finished reading! 

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Children & kids Books

There's a Werewolf in my Tent! - Review

10 may 2017

There's a Werewolf in my Tent! - Review

I defy anyone, and I mean anyone not to laugh at this brilliant series from Pamela Butchart. This is the sixth book about Izzy and her friends and it’s another cracker. This time they get ...

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Young Adults

The Upside of Unrequited - A review

7 may 2017

The Upside of Unrequited - A review

Seventeen-year-old Molly Peskin-Suso is always careful. She’s the complete opposite to her twin sister Cassie, who is always trying to bring her out of her shell. 

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Young Adults

Countless - a review

4 may 2017

Countless - a review

“When Hedda discovers she is pregnant, she doesn’t believe she could ever look after a baby. The numbers just don’t add up. She is young and in the grips of an eating disorder that controls her ...

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Children & kids Books

Introducing Toddlyworld

30 april 2017

Introducing Toddlyworld

This month we’d like to introduce you to the Toddlyworld series. These colourful board books follow little Toddly as he makes new discoveries, along with his teddy bear sidekick, Toddlybear. 

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Guest Bloggers

My Inspiration

27 april 2017

My Inspiration

My niece Eliana is a hero of mine.  She was born very early, a tiny scrap of a baby who fought against all the odds to survive and thrive. She grew up into someone kind and caring, cheerful ...

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Children & kids Books

Book Lovers Interview

25 april 2017

Book Lovers Interview

This months Book Lovers Interview is with primary school teacher, Kate (or Teacher Kate as she's known as on Twitter!) Kate has had many years experience teaching students and promoting the importance ...

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Children & kids Books

Fly away on a new adventure!

23 april 2017

Fly away on a new adventure!

This week we’re reviewing a new release from Indie Publisher Big Sunshine Books. The company, founded by Caroline Baxter in 2015, aims to publish bright books for bright minds focusing on the ...

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