‘Biscuit Blast Off!’ – An Early Reader with Maverick Books — Clare Helen Welsh

Yesterday we returned to Waterstones, Drake Circus, Plymouth, almost a year to the day that ‘Aerodynamics of Biscuits’ was first launched! This time we were celebrating the news that Oliver and the pirate mice will be published as an early reader (purple band) by Maverick Books, illustrated by Sophia Touliatou. Of course, no celebration is […]

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“A fantastic book, superb stories, well written and loved by all!” — Maverick Childrens Books

We are so thrilled to say that Rickety Rocket has scooped the Bizziebaby Gold Award! The collection of three space stories received some amazing 5* reviews, here are some of our favourite comments: “A very easy book to read or be read for a child. The characters in the book were very believable and easy…

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Book Review: Alone Together

‘Alone Together’ is a highly compelling picture book on the concept of opposites. But this isn’t your run-of-the-mill book on opposites, oh no! It’s a clever and thought-provoking, fresh approach to opposites, with very different opposing variants. It is a visually astute book on contrasting examples with rich and varied language. Smattered with traditional vocabulary yet introducing new, […]

via Alone Together by Clayton Junior (Words & Pictures) — picture books blogger

Book Review: Build the Dragon

So, sunday afternoon and blogging to catch up on. So, what do I find myself doing? Sprawled on the floor building a dragon of course! All in the name of blogging you understand! Because this was for the book Build the Dragon written by Dugald Steer, illustrated by Jonathan Woodward and Douglas Carrel and published…

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Book Review: Owl Bat Bat Owl

Owl Bat Bat Owl Marie Louise Fitzpatrick Walker Books I’m a big fan of wordless picture books and this one is a cracker. It features two families one of owls, one of bats. As the story opens, the owls are happily settled on their roomy branch enjoying some shut-eye when all of a sudden along […]

via Owl Bat Bat Owl — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book Review: A Dot In The Snow

As the dark nights draw in and there’s a chill in the air, there’s nothing we love more than snuggling up with a heart-warming story. ‘A Dot In The Snow‘ by Corrinne Averiss & Fiona Woodcock fits the bill perfectly. A curious polar bear cub named Miki wanders away from his mother and spots a […]

via A Dot In The Snow by Corrinne Averiss & Fiona Woodcock (OUP Childrens) — picture books blogger

It’s giveaway time! — Lou Treleaven

To celebrate the launch of my two new books, The Snowflake Mistake and Letter to Pluto, I am giving away a signed copy of the two of them. To be in the draw, just comment below with your most helpful writing tip. Hopefully we will get a good pool of knowledge we can share! […]

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