Books to Celebrate Pride

To celebrate Pride month I’ve gathered together a few of my favourite reads that celebrate the Lgbtqiap+ community for all ages. There are plenty more that I would love to recommend but here are some of my favourites, I hope you’ll find something you enjoy 🙂 My Magic Family by Lotte Jeffs & Sharon DaveyContinue reading “Books to Celebrate Pride”

Festive Favourites

We all have our favourite Christmas traditions that make our December special so I thought I’d share some that my family and friends love to do each year. From favourite movies to festive music, midwinter activities to seasonal reads there’s something for all ages. I hope you enjoy 🙂 (If you’d like to read aboutContinue reading “Festive Favourites”

Meet the Author ~ Simon James Green

I’ve been lucky enough to work with Simon on several book events and each time has been an absolute pleasure, as has witnessing the love that readers have for his books. When I started out as a bookseller there weren’t many mainstream LGBT+ books out there for children and teens but I’m very pleased toContinue reading “Meet the Author ~ Simon James Green”

Meet the Author ~ Gianna Pollero

1. How did you become a children’s author and was it something you always wanted to do?  I have wanted to be a children’s author for as long as I can remember so have written a multitude of stories over the years. Although I tried for a long time before, it wasn’t until I wroteContinue reading “Meet the Author ~ Gianna Pollero”

Dear Hope

I think it’s safe to say that everyone has faced some kind of hardship over the last year. From the obvious continuing difficulties of living through a pandemic to inequalities of all kinds, police brutality to political unsteadiness, devastating assaults to financial hardships, let alone the loneliness, worry and isolation that we’ve all experienced duringContinue reading “Dear Hope”

Books to help with Grief & Heartache

The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse by Charlie Mackesy Now this book is one I can’t easily categorise for the simple fact that I don’t know of any other book quite like it. It’s appeal is universal from when we’re tiny tots to when we’re aged with laughter lines etched in ourContinue reading “Books to help with Grief & Heartache”

Meet the Author – Lucy Strange

Since then, it’s needless to say, that Lucy has become not only one of my own favourite children’s authors but has become a staple on the bookshelves of booksellers, children, teachers and readers up and down the country (and even across seas too!), and has bought the love of reading to countless children, some ofContinue reading “Meet the Author – Lucy Strange”