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Zog by Julia Donaldson

March 18, 2019
Zog by Julia Donaldson

Another picture book? I know. I've been reading more of the recently for my Children's Lit class and honestly really enjoying my time reading them. I picked up Zog to help with one of my assignments and it's just such a cute story. I can't remember being read any Julia Donaldson when I was younger but they're still popular and continue to sell today. Zog is one of…

Books Wrap Ups

March Wrap Up

April 2, 2018

March was a weird month, I had hardy any lectures but an awful lot to do, somehow I still had a rather great reading month! I got through quite a few books I had been sent for review and finally after being pushed by my friend Ali read The Bear and The Nightingale by Katherine Arden. I hope April is as good a reading month... This series is…

Books Children's Fiction Reviews

Charlie and Me* by Mark Lowery

April 2, 2018

First of all a big thank-you to the wonderful people over at Piccadilly Press for contacting me about this little gem! I've always been a believer that there's no such thing as being too old for a book. It's something I find myself constantly reiterating both at work and online. Just because you're older than the target market for a book doesn't mean you shouldn't read it, nor…

Books Children's Fiction Reviews

The Creakers* by Tom Fletcher

November 12, 2017

I can see exactly why a child would love this. it's the perfect mix of cute and decidedly gross. There's definitely some potty humour but overall it has such a wonderful message. One day Lucy Dungston wakes up to find every adult in her town has disappeared. As you can imagine, without adults, chaos ensues. The only person that has some semblance of an idea of what to…