“acceptance, tolerance and celebration of diversity begins – right here, in my home” by Annabel Pitcher #DiversityMonth

“acceptance, tolerance and celebration of diversity begins – right here, in my home” by Annabel Pitcher #DiversityMonth

Annabel graduated from Oxford University with a degree in English Literature and an ambition to be a children’s author. She had a variety of jobs before deciding to travel the world and focus on writing. Annabel now lives in Yorkshire with her husband and two young sons. @APitcherAuthor  annabelpitcher.com My sons absolutely love me. I … Continue reading

Diversity Month 2017

Diversity Month 2017

You might have noticed that this year’s Diversity Month has started a little late. Sorry about that. Hopefully you’ll still enjoy it. There are some lovely author guest posts coming your way and I’ll be re-posting highlights from the previous 2 years. You can find the whole backlog under this link if you want to … Continue reading

The Bookshelf (September & October 2017)

The Bookshelf (September & October 2017)

Books reviewed this month: The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell Witch for a Week by Kaye Umansky (Illustrated by Ashley King) The Empty Grave (Lockwood & Co. #5) by Jonathan Stroud Kaleidoscope Song by Fox Benwell Notes on my Family by Emily Critchley   Also read: Are book bloggers bias? Harry Potter Book Tag

The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell

The Wizards of Once by Cressida Cowell

Once there were Wizards, who were Magic, and Warriors, who were not. But Xar, son of the King of Wizards, can’t cast a single spell. And Wish, daughter of the Warrior Queen, has a banned magical object of her own. When they collide in the wildwood, on the trail of a deadly witch, it’s the … Continue reading