It’s my stop on the blog tour for The Faber Book of Bedtime Stories, a gorgeous, uplifting collection of stories promoting modern-day messages of inclusivity, acceptance and bravery in the face of adversity.
I am delighted to be rounding off Black History Month 2022 with a fabulous interview with Nathan Holder, the author of Where Are All The Instruments? West Africa, illustrated by Charity Russell. The best-selling music educational series Why Books encourage kids to ask questions, learning about music alongside diverse characters and a diverse range of musical styles. The latest book in the series is launching in November and introduces young children to many traditional instruments from West Africa!
To celebrate Black History Month, I want to share six fabulous books for children published in 2022 that celebrate Black culture in one way or another, from our hair to history and the power of names.
Halloween is just around the corner, and we have another favourite to add to our collection of spooky-themed books. There Was a Young Zombie Who Swallowed a Worm by Kaye Baillie and Diane Ewen is a must-have!
I am very excited to be sharing my review for Granny Came Here on the Empire Windrush by Patrice Lawrence & Camilla Sucre. This stunning picture book is pure gold and one of my top picks for 2022!
It’s my stop on the blog tour for A Wild Child's Book of Birds by naturalist Dara McAnulty and award-winning illustrator Barry Falls. I’m delighted to be sharing a guest post from Barry about his favourite bird in the book and his illustration process.
It’s my stop on the blog tour for Gender Swapped Greek Myths and I am beyond excited to be sharing an interview with the dream team behind this wonderful anthology.
It’s my stop on the blog tour for A World For Me and You by Uju Asika and Jennie Poh which celebrates the beauty and joy of living in a wonderfully diverse world. I am delighted to be sharing a very important guest post by Uju about why diversity in children’s books is so important.
Today I am sharing a Q&A with Monika Singh Gangotra, author of The Gifts That Grow, illustrated by Michaela Dias-Hayes. This is the duos second picture book, and having loved Sunflower Sisters (review here), I couldn’t wait to get the chance to talk to Monika about The Gifts That Grow.
It’s my stop on the blog tour for The Best Bear Tracker by John Condon and Julia Christians and I am thrilled to be sharing a fascinating author interview with John.
It’s my stop on the blog tour for Brave Dave and I am beyond excited to be sharing an interview with the one-and-only Giles Andreae, author Giraffes Can't Dance. He will be talking about his latest picture Brave Dave, also illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees.
It’s International Tiger Day and I am delighted to be sharing a guest post about a very special picture book, The Tiger Who Visited Great Ormond Street Hospital by Martin Hill and Iole Eulalia Rosa. It is inspired by the true story of a young tiger called Indy visiting Great Ormond Street Hospital and meeting the children on the wards.
It’s my stop on the blog tour for Sid's Big Fib by Roo Parkin and Irina Avgustinovich and I’m delighted to be sharing an author interview with Roo.
It’s my stop of the blog tour and publication day for Cars Cars Cars! by Donna David and Nina Pirhonen and I’m super excited to share an author interview with Donna.
It’s my stop on the blog tour for Princesses Break Free by Timothy Knapman and Jenny Løvlie and I’m super excited to be sharing a guest post by Timothy.
It’s my stop on the blog tour for Dadaji’s Paintbrush by Rashmi Sirdeshpande and Ruchi Mhasane. Full of the colours of India, this gorgeously illustrated picture book is bursting with emotions.
A Mind Like Mine is a gorgeously illustrated book is a stigma-busting collection of biographies of some of the great people from history who have lived with mental health conditions.
It’s my stop on the blog tour for The Robber Raccoon by Lou Kuenzler, and I’m sharing two craft fun videos.
To round off May Mental Health Month, I have a guest post from Clare Milford Haven, the author of The Magic Sandcastle, illustrated by David William Press.
It’s my stop on the blog tour for You Can't Let an Elephant Drive a Racing Car by Patricia Cleveland-Peck and David Tazzyman. This is the fifth book in this laugh-out-loud picture book series and to celebrate publication day, I have a brilliant guest post by Patricia AND a chance for you to win the ENTIRE SERIES in an epic giveaway bundle!