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Pax* by Sara Pennypacker

June 26, 2019
Pax* by Sara Pennypacker

I had no idea I could get so emotional over a children's book about a boy and his fox. But I did. Sam will tell you. I was crying texting him venting about how beautiful but heartbreaking this book was. Admittedly, I do get very emotionally invested in books... What was perhaps my favourite aspect of this book was the style of narration. It was from both Pax's…

Books Top 5 Wednesday

Top 5 Wednesday: Favourite Monsters

October 17, 2018
Top 5 Wednesday

What is Top 5 Wednesday? Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly book meme hosted by Sam of Thoughts on Tomes on YouTube. Here is the link for the Goodreads group where you can find the list of topics and such. This weeks topic is: Favourite Monsters Scylla and Charybdis are such cool monsters. Okay I'm slightly cheating here including two in one but they are wonderful okay! Well, wonderful for monsters. So,…

Books Children's Fiction Reviews

Sky Song by Abi Elphinstone

January 17, 2018

Sky Song is an utter joy to read...but I'm gonna need to find a synopsis from somewhere else in order to do this plot justice.  From the Simon and Schuster website - In the snowy kingdom of Erkenwald, whales glide between icebergs, wolves hunt on the tundra and polar bears roam the glaciers. But the people of this land aren’t so easy to find - because Erkenwald is ruled by an evil Ice…