Author interview: Gill Lewis

Author interview: Gill Lewis I am so excited to have Gill joining me on the blog today to talk about her writing – thank you so much for agreeing to be interviewed Gill! First, could you tell us a bit about yourself and how you became a writer? My journey to becoming a published writer…

Book Review: Run Wild

Run Wild Written by Gill Lewis 96 pages Published by Barrington Stoke Publication date: 15th July 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): Award-winning author Gill Lewis makes her debut to the Barrington Stoke list with a stunning tale of the wild that hides in us all. Run Wild is a thought-provoking and touching story that celebrates the…

Book Review: Ascension

Ascension (Phobos Sequence 1 ) Written by Victor Dixen Translated by Daniel Hahn 488 pages Published by Hot Key Books Publication date: 28th June 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): ‘This thrilling space odyssey will keep you turning pages late into the night.’ C. J. Daugherty, author of NIGHT SCHOOL Six girls, six boys. Each in the…

Illustrator Interview: Aaron Blecha

Interview with Aaron Blecha Today I am lucky enough to have Aaron Blecha on the blog to talk about his life as an illustrator. He is the illustrator of Dino Wars, a middle-grade adventure book which was published on the 28th of April this year. It is the fist in a series so there is…

Multilingual flashcard: Cheetah

Cheetah in 10 languages This is the fastest land mammal alive, reaching speeds of up to 70 mph over short distances. However, cheetahs are considered vulnerable as there are just over 7000 cheetahs left alive in the wild. This is due to poaching, habitat loss, the illegal pet trade and conflict with humans. In the…

Dino Wars Giveaway Winners!

3142 AD. Humanity is on the verge of extinction after genetically engineered dinosaurs reclaimed the planet during the Dino Wars. Adam Caine lives in the secluded city of Bastion with other human survivors and peace-loving herbivores. When an old biological weapon that threatens all dinosaur life is activated, Adam knows it is down to him…

Happy Publication Day to Dino Wars!

Dino Wars is published today! See my review here and my interview with the author, Dan Metcalf here. Today is the last day to enter the giveaway too. Maverick Press have kindly offered to give away three copies of Dino Wars. To be in with a chance to win, all you need to do is…

Author Interview: Dan Metcalf

Interview with Dan Metcalf Today I am lucky enough to have an interview with the author Dan Metcalf, writer of Codebusters, The Lottie Lipton Adventures, Jamie Jones and Dino Wars – coming on April 28th! See my review and enter to win a copy of the book here Don’t miss out – the giveaway closes…

Book Review: Dino Wars ( + Giveaway!)

Dino Wars: Rise of the Raptors (Dino Wars #1) Written by Dan Metcalf Illustrated by Aaron Blecha 144 pages Published by Maverick Arts Press Publication date: 28th April 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): 3142 AD. Humanity is on the verge of extinction after genetically engineered dinosaurs reclaimed the planet during the Dino Wars. Adam Caine lives…

Multilingual flashcard: Caterpillar

Caterpillar in 10 languages Following on from Spring flowers, I started thinking about the creepy crawlies that seem to come out of the woodwork when the weather gets nicer. I’ve already spotted some intrepid ants venturing into the classroom looking for crumbs left from the children’s lunches, and a few sleepy bumblebees seem to waking…

Waiting on Wednesday: When The Mountains Roared

When the Mountains Roared Written by Jess Butterworth 282 pages Published by Orion Publication date: 5th April 2018 Genre: Contemporary, Travel Age range: 9+ Summary (from Goodreads): I thought we’d live here forever. But then I thought Mum would be here forever too. When Ruby’s dad uproots her from Australia to set up a hotel…