Children in Middlesbrough are being encouraged to explore the town’s most popular stories with new reading logs and the chance to win an iPad mini. Note, most of what follows is a press release, which is why it doesn't read like one of my blog posts. However, I'm sharing it because when I … [Read more...] about Middlesbrough children encouraged to read with chance to win iPad mini. Confirmed open to home educators.
Disclosure, this book was sent for review, and Amazon links are affiliate links. I grew up reading science fiction. Ursula K Le Guin, Anne McCaffrey, James Blish, Asimov, Heinlein. My favourites were books where the characters were as important as the environment - I loved the Dorsai books and … [Read more...] about Ancestral light by Elizabeth Bear
Disclosure, this book was sent free for review, and amazon link is affiliate. This is the second book in Dhonielle Clayton's series that began last year with The Belles. (If you haven't read the first book, I suggest you stop here and bob off and get it. Otherwise I'm likely to spoil you for the … [Read more...] about The Everlasting Rose by Dhonielle Clayton
Disclosure: we were gifted these products, and some links are affiliate links. We're into week two of my Foodsavvy challenge with Hubbub UK and this week I've been getting to grips with a view of the products we've been gifted to help cut down on our food waste. The first product would … [Read more...] about #Ad Foodsavvy – the products and the progress
Do you know when you get invited to look at a series of books, and you can't imagine how you've somehow never come across them in the 10 years they've been out? That's me and the Newbury and Hobbes series. The fifth book published this week, 10 years after the first. I was fortunate to be sent … [Read more...] about Newbury and Hobbes a tenth anniversary review/ introduction.