This post is going to showcase and look at the books I picked up at YALC a bit more in depth. I introduced all the books and talked about my experiences at YALC in an earlier blog post, but I thought it would be good to have a post show casing all the wonderful books… Continue reading YALC 2019 Books
Prior to going to YALC I had not read a book by Sarah Maria Griffin and didn't follow her on Twitter. By the end of YALC I had fallen in love with Sarah, fallen in love with Other Words for Smoke and know now that I need to read every book she has written. Two… Continue reading Other Words For Smoke Review
Hello! Sorry that it has been a while since I posted, life has been busy and blogging had to go on the back burner. However, being at YALC has refreshed my love of blogging and I have been inspired to sort my schedule out and get some writing done. It was a busy weekend, but… Continue reading YALC 2019
In January last year, I posted about series that I have started, but have yet to finish. I thought it was about time that I re - evaluated which series I still have to finish and see if I've actually made any progress in the last year and a bit. Since that post I am… Continue reading What series should I read?
Now, I must preface this by saying that I am still very much at the start of my journey to reducing my plastic use and I am in no way an expert. I'm still trying to find replacements for a range of items and trying to figure out the best ways to reduce plastic at… Continue reading Journey to Plastic Free Part 1
I am fully aware that we are well into April and I have not yet posted my reading plans for April. Ooops. Oh well, I haven't been here for a while so I'm trying to get back into the swing of things. It's good to be back after my break! In April there is a… Continue reading April Reading Plans
Hello, I'm back! My last post was back at the end of October. That's almost 6 months ago! I thought I'd hop on and do a quick post explaining where I went. I'd started putting so much effort into my blog, changing things up, organising things and then I just. Stopped. First of all, I'm… Continue reading Where have you been?
As a teacher I am always of the lookout for books that will engage my class and help them to discover a love of reading, but it is also fantastic to find out about books that have an educational message at their heart. Therefore, I couldn't turn down the opportunity to review the three Clever… Continue reading Clever Tykes Book Review
As you may, or may not, have seen. I recently posted a review of Survive by Stephen Llewelyn. Spoiler alert, I loved it! If you want to read it, you can find it here. I was also lucky enough to be sent this lovely guest post by Stephen himself! Hi Lauren, Thank you for your… Continue reading Survive Guest Post – DINOSAURS!
As a Primary School Teacher and book lover, I love finding new books for my class. I therefore leap at every opportunity I get to discover new children's authors. This book is perfectly timed, ready for Halloween! Goodreads l Waterstones l Book Depository Synopsis How would you feel if your new school was full of… Continue reading Halloween Parade Book Tour