All About Eid – Sarah Shafi

Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This is a non-fiction book which is full to the brim with facts and activities which will help the reader find more about the Islam celebration of Eid. Not only does it promise to tell you much more about the religion and festival than you already know, but there are also instructions for…

The Smile Shop – Satoshi Kitamura

Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Having saved all his money, a boy visits the busy market to see all the sights and sounds…as well as choose something to buy himself for the very first time! After looking at lots of different options, it’s finally time to select an item. Then, disaster strikes. How can he buy something when…

How Do You Make A Rainbow – Caroline Crowe & Cally Johnson-Isaacs

Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ When a little girl wonders how rainbows are made – asking if they’re painted – it’s up to Grandad to show her that they aren’t painted at all, but made with hope and kindness. As we go through the book, it shows something different for each colour of the rainbow that might give…

Amazing Treasures – David Long

Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This is a fantastic non-fiction book which is packed with so much information about a range of topics. Although focused on ‘treasures’, this is interpreted into many different ways to places around the world, fossils and artworks. Full of incredible illustrations which depict the great treasures of the world, I love the way…

#BookPost 🖤

Okay. I’ve not been the best at posting these because I have been so rubbish at blogging in general at the moment! But I am desperate to be better at my #BookPost updates for two reasons. Firstly, because I am super lucky to get these books and want to make sure I can show how…

The Boy I Am – K. L. Kettle

Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “When power corrupts…tear it down.” Jude’s best friend died at the hands of the powerful Chancellor last year and ever since, he has been desperate to get his own revenge. The Chancellor must be assassinated in order to finally overthrow the society which is creating submissive men and boys who are not only…

Can Bears Ski? – Raymond Antrobus & Polly Dunbar

Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ “It’s like everything is breathing quietly.” ‘Can Bears Ski?’ is an important book which has a main character who is hard of hearing. Bear thinks the world is quiet. Often missing questions, not hearing a hello or being asked a question that seems to be ‘can bears ski?’, Dad Bear decides to take…

Milo Imagines The World – Matt De La Pena & Christian Robinson

Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ On a journey to visit his mum, Milo likes to draw the other passengers. When he does this, he also likes to imagine what their lives might be like. This is a story that shows us how important it can be to not judge someone from their looks; you can’t know people or…

The Shark Caller – Zillah Bethell

Stars: ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Everywhere I looked, I could see positive praise for this book. People were singing it’s praises…and rightly so. The Shark Caller tells the story of Blue Wing who lives with her waspapi Siringen, who is a Shark Caller. She loves going to see and learning more about the majestic, old magic which…

When the World Was Ours – Liz Kessler

Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This is an emotional tale of three friends who find themselves in very different situations when World War Two breaks out in Europe. With a harrowing narrative centred around the Holocaust, ‘When the World Was Ours’ gives us a small insight into how the war tore families, friendships and countries apart. Max, Leo…