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…

Book Review: Houdini and the Five-Cent Circus

Houdini and the Five-Cent Circus Written by Keith Gray 112 pages Published by Barrington Stoke Publication date: 15th June 2018 Summary (from Goodreads): The year is 1885 and Erik Weiss, a penniless immigrant, has found himself in trouble again. His uncanny talent for picking locks and his gleeful showboating to match it, have earned him…

Book Rainbow: Green Books Part 4

Green Books Stack, Part 4 How many green books do you have on your shelves? This was the second-hardest colour to gather for me (the hardest was pink!) Check out the Red, Orange and Yellow piles by clicking on those colours. Check out the Part 1, 2 and 3 of the Green stack by clicking…

Multilingual flashcard: Royalty

Royalty in 10 languages Check out Princess, Prince, Queen and King in 10 languages by clicking on the name of each flashcard. Now learn how to say royalty in 10 languages! The word for ‘royalty’ also encapsulates the imperial or royal family in countries like Japan or China which traditionally had an emperor or empress…

Book Rainbow: Green Books Part 3

I’m continuing my mini bookshelf tour with some more green books! See other colours here (Red, Orange, Yellow) Enchanted Glass by Diana Wynne Jones When Andrew Hope’s magician grandfather dies, he leaves his house and field-of-care to his grandson who spent much of his childhood at the house. Into this mix comes young Aidan Cain,…