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”

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”

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”

My Top 5 Books to Introduce Yourself to the Wonders of Pop-Science

Over the last few years I’ve rekindled my love for science, and although I hate to admit that I don’t understand all of the theories or science that I read (and I’m by no means well read in the subjects), I do love learning about them all. I find it fills me with wonder, ignitesContinue reading “My Top 5 Books to Introduce Yourself to the Wonders of Pop-Science”

Bookish Doodles

Harry Potter It’s no secret that I’m a Harry Potter geek. Proud Hufflepuff and holder of the salmon patronus (yup that’s right – a salmon…) Harry Potter has always played such a big part of my life whether during my childhood or as an adult. A year or so after starting working at the bookshopContinue reading “Bookish Doodles”

Autumnal Children’s Books

So, my favourite season is upon us bringing with it crimson & golden coloured leafs, acorn covered ground, big jumpers, hot drinks, chilly mornings and the excuse to play the ultimate game of conkers (no ones too old for conkers right?) With pumpkins and fireworks just around the corner, there’s nothing better to do thanContinue reading “Autumnal Children’s Books”