Black Matter – A Review

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Black Matter Front Cover eBook

I have the pleasure of bringing a new book review to my blog today – Black Matter by GD Parker. “The future is now… it’s terrifying!!! Humanity locks jaws with the ever-increasing human desires towards highly advanced technological innovations making the world a dangerous place. Unanticipated horrific consequences unfold for Tommy McGregor when he partakes in a new high-tech innovation … Read More

Without A Hitch – Book Tour

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Without A Hitch cover

  I love reading, and I love to discover new authors. So what better way to do that than to join in with this online book tour, and introduce you to Bettina Hunt who is promoting her second book, Without A Hitch… Hi, can you tell me a little more about yourself? Hello, thanks for having me on your blog. I … Read More

Books For Children: 6 – 7 years

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Fiction books for 6-7 year olds

Our favourite books for children, aged 6 – 7 years, as part of our books for children list. The Twits by Roald Dahl We absolutely love Roald Dahl, they are all books that I would happily read as an adult without a young audience around, so I was delighted when our eldest showed a keen interest in the stories too. … Read More

Books For Children: 5 – 6 years

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Fiction books for 5-6 year olds

Our favourite books for children, aged 5 – 6 years, as part of our books for children list. The Story of the Little Mole Who Knew it Was None of His Business by Werner Holzwarth Just when it seems we had got past a silly stage, this book came along and gave us an extra dollop (pun absolutely intended!). I … Read More

Books For Children: 4 – 5 years

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Fiction books for 4-5 year olds

Our favourite books for children, aged 4 – 5 years, as part of our books for children list. Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss I have not found a child or adult who doesn’t like one tale or another by Dr. Seuss, and this is one of our favourites. Simple rhyme, a great idea (easy for us to adapt … Read More

Books For Children: 3 – 4 years

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Fiction books for 3-4 year olds

Our favourite books for children, aged 3 – 4 years, as part of our books for children list. Angelica Sprocket’s Pockets by Quentin Blake I have yet to find someone who isn’t entertained by Quentin Blake’s illustrations, and this story is one of our all time favourites. Even though our older boys know it almost word for word, they take … Read More

Books For Children: 2 – 3 years

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Fiction books for 2-3 year olds

Our favourite books for children, aged 2 – 3 years, as part of our books for children list. The Tiger Who Came To Tea by Judith Kerr A truly timeless children’s book, both written and illustrated by the wonderful Judith Kerr, based upon a story that she told to her daughter, Tacy, when she was 2. I remember this story … Read More

Books For Children: 1 – 2 years

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Fiction books for 1-2 year olds

Our favourite books for children, aged 1 – 2 years, as part of our books for children list. Barry the Fish with Fingers by Sue Hendra This provoked squeals of laughter and “again, again, again!” from our eldest when we first read it to him, he just loved it and the idea of fish having fingers. My worry that it … Read More

Books For Children: 0 – 1 years

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Fiction books for 0-1 year olds

Our favourite books for children, aged 0 – 1 years, as part of our books for children list. Penguins, Penguins, Penguins by Bob Barner A brightly illustrated book, this captured the attention of our eldest when he was just a couple of months old and has been a firm favourite with both of his younger brothers. We have even been … Read More

Our Favourite Books For Children

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A selection of children's fiction books

My studies in English Literature expanded my knowledge more than my 17 year old self, carefully selecting courses based on my preferred subject matter, could have ever realised. My love of foreign languages and historical events for example became an important foundation for my learning at University. With wider thought processes and a better understanding of the intricate relationship between … Read More