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Some kind of fairy tale

Twenty years ago Tara Martin went missing. She simply went out one day and never came home. Her boyfriend at the time was an obvious suspect [...]

Year of wonders

The year is 1665 and Anna Frith is a widow at only 18 years of age. She has two young sons to support and she works hard. Life in a small vi [...]

Wolves

I totally agree with that old saying “never judge a book by its cover”, but more often than not it is the cover that piques your [...]

Pegasus and the new Olympians

I am miles and miles and miles away from being obsessive and compulsive, yet I do have a completion-ist streak in me. That is the only excus [...]

The Wilful Princess and the Piebald Prince

Illustrated by Jackie Morris. Some years ago1 I first discovered Robin Hobb and her wonderful wonderful awesome series of books The Farseer [...]

The Ransom of Dond

Illustrated by Pam Smy Darra lives on the island of Inniscaul is a small island off the coast of Eriu, or Ireland. And it is her fate to be [...]

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book

illustrated by Quentin Blake This book opens with a picture of the author, smiling. The words tell a different story. They tell us that this [...]

The Android’s Dream

Part of my Sci-Fi 2014 Experience When a book opens with a death by farting, two deaths by farting actually, you know this isn’t your [...]

I am an artist

The narrator of this picture book is a young boy. He tells us he is an artist. Unfortunately his mother doesn’t always understand, whe [...]
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