Sam Wu Is Not Afraid Of Sharks

Sam Wu Is Not Afraid Of Sharks – Review

Another great read from the team that wrote and illustrated Sam Wu Is Not Afraid of Ghosts. The writing is clear and funny, with really energetic illustrations to accompany and flesh-out the story. A fun adventure that explores ideas of bravery and friendship. Sam, Zoe and Bernard, along with other family members and pets get […]

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On the Origin of Species

On the Origin of Species – Review

I originally noticed Charles Darwin’s ‘On the Origin of Species’ as retold and beautifully illustrated by Sabina Radeva when it came onto Kickstarter a couple of years ago and was intrigued. This takes the theory of evolution as set out by Charles Darwin and simplifies it, to a certain extent, to make it accessible to […]

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VOX

VOX – Review

I was so late to the VOX party amongst my colleagues, and I have no idea why? It hits all the right targets for me a feminist dystopia looking at what could feasibly happen if we extrapolate from current trends. Vox is set in an imaginable near-future where the ‘moral’ right has transformed the USA […]

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The Woman in Black

The Woman In Black – Review

The Woman in Black has always been a book that has been floating around my head as a book to read, talked about, mentioned when a good ghost story was required, but that I had never read, not even after the film with Daniel Radcliffe in it. This blog gives me an excellent excuse to […]

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Mirror Magic

Mirror Magic – Review

Magic in mirrors, alternative worlds, doorways through mirrors. All these topics had me so interested in this book when it arrived. I wasn’t disappointed, this was read in a day. Funny, fresh and exciting! Claire’s world is one set in the late 19th century where our world has separated from the magic a few hundred […]

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