The Clockwork Crow by Catherine Fisher Recommended by the librarian at my son’s school, I purchased this book for my 10-year-old and he enjoyed it so much I couldn’t help but read it too! The Clockwork Crow, set in the stark and cold Victorian era, begins with the arrival of a young orphan, Seren, to... Read More
The Wild Robot written by Peter Brown Bought as a gift for my second son, aged 8, I decided to check this book out myself after hearing his praise and… I LOVED it!  The story is somewhat quieter, more contemplative than books my son normally chooses but he has mentioned it many times since and... Read More
Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugine Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist Written by Jess Keating and illustrated by Martha Alvarez Miguens I thoroughly enjoyed reading this with my youngest, Caitlin, aged 4 years, who adores sharks and often hampers to visit the local ocean aquarium. This is the story of Eugine... Read More
Rescue and Jessica: A Life-changing Friendship Written by Jessica Kensky and Patrick Downes and illustrated by Scott Magoon Written from two perspectives this lovely picture book traces the journeys of Rescue a Labrador trained to help those in need and Jessica an amputee bound to use a wheelchair for the rest of her life due... Read More