Book Review, MG Fiction (8 - 12 year olds)

The Austen Girls by Lucy Worsley

Reading this, I felt like I had travelled back in time to when I first read and loved Austen in high school. The writing is so similar in style - Lucy Worsley has really captured the essence of Austen and what her stories were all about. The charm of the characters jumps off the page… Continue reading The Austen Girls by Lucy Worsley

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

Little People Big Dreams series by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

The Little People Big Dreams series is the most beautiful set of non-fiction children’s books I have ever come across. Each gorgeous hard cover book is a child-friendly biography of a significant person from history. I’ve been fortunate enough to receive Amelia Earhart, Martin Luther King Jr, Stephen Hawking, David Attenborough, Muhammad Ali and Rosa… Continue reading Little People Big Dreams series by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

How to be Extra-Ordinary written by Rashmi Sirdeshpande & illustrated by Annabel Tempest

How to be Extra-Ordinary is a fascinating non-fiction book written by Rashmi Sirdeshpande & illustrated by Annabel Tempest. Telling the stories of 15 incredible people from around the world, this book will inspire children and adults alike. Each double-page spread features one amazing person from the last century. Some are quite recognisable, such as Sir… Continue reading How to be Extra-Ordinary written by Rashmi Sirdeshpande & illustrated by Annabel Tempest