Book Review: The Great Race

The Great Race Written and illustrated by Christopher Corr 32 pages Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books (QUarto) Publication date: 4th January 2018 Age range: 3+ Summary (from Goodreads): Celebrate Chinese New Year and learn how every animal earned its place in the Chinese zodiac by taking part in the Great Race! Discover who will come…

Author interview: Winnie Mak Tselikas

Winnie is the creator of One Dear World – a company specialising in the creation of multicultural dolls for children so they can see themselves in the world around them. She has also written and illustrated a book where the four dolls go on an adventure around London – read my review here. Watch the…

Book Review: Erik the Lone Wolf

Erik the Lone Wolf Written and illustrated by Sarah Finan 32 pages Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books Publication date: 1st February 2018 Age range: 3+ Summary (from Goodreads): Being a wolf means sticking with the pack. Everyone knows that – except for Erik, one little wolf cub who dreams of setting off on his own…

Book review: London Hat Hunting Mission

London Hat Hunting Mission Written and illustrated by Winnie Mak Tselikas 36 pages Published by One Dear World Publication date: 18th November 2017 Age range: 2+ Summary (from Goodreads): Four little Londoners, Hope, Jun, Lea and Parth, come from a different cultural background, are good friends living in London. They are travelling to the iconic…

Book Review: Johnny Skip 2

Johnny Skip 2 Written and illustrated by Quentin Holmes 31 pages Published by Holmes Investment and Holdings Publication date: 1st October 2017 Age range: 3 + Summary( from Goodreads): The Johnny Skip 2 series is for kids 3-to-6-years old who LOVE adventures! • A Multicultural Children’s Books by Quentin Holmes • Easy-to-read, empowering and entertaining…

Book Review: Sporty Lou

Sporty Lou Written and illustrated by Quentin Holmes 31 pages Published by Holmes Investment and Holdings Publication date: 1st October 2017 Age range: 3 + Summary (from Goodreads): The Sporty Lou series is for kids 3-to-6-years old who LOVE sports! -A Multicultural Children’s Books by Quentin Holmes -Easy-to-read, empowering and entertaining stories for young children…

Book Review: Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home Written by Mia Cassany Illustrated by Paula Blumen 40 pages Published by Frances Lincoln Children’s Books Publication date: 3rd October 2017 Age range: 5 + Summary (from Goodreads): Kids will have their imaginations captured by this beautiful, non-fiction picture book that looks at home from around the world. Home from Home celebrates…

Petra by Marianna Coppo

Originally posted on Book Murmuration :
Petra is a rock and this is how she rolls. Petra is the story of a rock who is underestimated by the people around her. Set in the plants she is a mountain. In the pond she is an island. She’s full of potential, but people keep telling her she’s…

Book Review: The Snowbear

The Snowbear Written by Sean Taylor Illustrated by Claire Alexander 32 pages Published by Words & Pictures Publication date: 3rd October 2017 Summary (from Goodreads): Snow comes in the night, and Iggy and Martina make a snowbear. But then a sledge ridge takes them deep into the woods. How will they get back home again?…

Book Review: Once Upon a Northern Night

Once Upon a Northern Night Written by Jean E. Pendziwol Illustrated by Isabelle Arsenault 36 pages Published by Walker Books Publication date: 1st October 2015 Summary (from Goodreads): In this exquisite lullaby, the beauty and wonder of a northern winter night unfold, with images of a soft snowfall, the wild animals that appear in the garden,…

Book Review: A Fish in Foreign Waters

A Fish in Foreign Waters: A Book for Bilingual Children Written by Laura Caputo-Wickham Illustrated by Pamela Goodman 28 pages Published by Long Bridge Publishing Publication date: 2015 Age range: 3 + Summary (from Goodreads): Rosie Ray’s world gets thrown upside down when her family has to move far away. She soon has to learn…

Book Review: The Snow Lion

The Snow Lion Written by Jim Helmore Illustrated by Richard Jones 32 pages Published by Simon Schuster Publication date: 21st September 2017 Age range: 4+ Summary (from Goodreads): From the fabulous partnership of award-winning author Jim Helmoreand the brilliant Richard Jones comes a stunning book about friendship. When Caro and her mum move to a new house, Caro…