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…

Beauty and the Bin – Joanne O’Connell

Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Laurie’s family are always looking for ways to reduce climate change and try to save the planet. They grow their own vegetables, eat vegan and use the free market to find all the things they need second-hand. And now, ever since Laurie saw a documentary on garbage guzzling, now they find thrown out…

The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh – Helen Rutter

Stars: ⭐️ ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ The Boy Who Made Everyone Laugh tells the story of Billy Plimpton who is desperate to be a stand-up comedian when he grows up. He loves telling jokes and making other people laugh. The only problem is, he doesn’t actually like telling jokes in front of people. Billy has a stammer, which…

The Humiliations of Welton Blake – Alex Wheatle

Stars: ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Carmella McKenzie has long been the girl that Welton has had his eye on. She’s popular and pretty and to be fair, probably way out of his league. But when he asked her out, she said yes! Welton starts to think life might be looking up…until a chain of events makes him feel…