Category: Books

Win a Signed Copy of Jumblebum Book

The 2014 Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour kicked off with award winning Jonathan Meres in January. May saw Malorie Blackman tour the whole of Scotland, whilst during June the tour travelled to Brighton and Hove with award-winning Scottish picture book author Chae Strathie. Up next is the fantastic zoologist and children’s author Nicola Davies. She will be visiting Argyll & Bute […]

Miffy Books

Dick Bruna The author behind the Miffy books as had some of his books republished this year including Miffy On Holiday that I got to have a look at. And he has 3 new books coming out on 14th August.These are Miffy’s First Day, Miffy Outdoors and one I received to take a preview look […]

Book Review – Unbelievable by Jennifer Pickup

My very first Goodreads giveaway that I won was this book called Unbelievable by Jennifer Pickup.It’s not my usual read as this is a young adult/fantasy novel. I like to read chick lit, real life, thriller and crime. But I thought I would try something different Here’s what it says on goodreads about the book […]

Book Tour – The River Singers by Tom Moorhouse

To celebrate World Nature Conservation Day on Monday 28th July Tom Moorhouse is having a book tour promoting his children’s book The River Singers. The book is about a family of voles who go on a journey to find a new home.suitable for all ages but aimed at children aged 8-12 years old. I ask […]

Lost My Name Book Review

I have just had the chance to review these fantastic books from Simply choose weather you want a girl or boy book and the name of your child and they make you a brilliant book that tells a story about your child’s name. The books are priced at £18.99 and included postage and packaging.Buy […]

How You Were Born – Book Review

How you were born by Monica Calaf and Illustrated by Mikel Fuentes is not your normal kind of birth story for kids. This one tells the truth but in a very gently way that kids will still understand. The pictures are amazing, really bright and colourful. And they are also very different and ones I […]

How to Make a Fashion Book with Blurb

How to make a fashion book with Blurb:Blurb is a cool company that lets you make books about anything that interests you. And if you’re interested in fashion and style—and love to show it off—making a book of your personal fashion is a fantastic way to capture your sartorial genius for all time. Whether you want […]

Self Publish with Blurb

Getting creative with Kal Barteski: A self-publishing success story Blurb author Kal Barteski is a maker extraordinaire whose creativity knows no bounds. She’s a working designer, painter, storyteller, book creator, TEDx speaker, and calligrapher who can now add “video star” to her resumé with the first of our Canadian book-maker profiles. Watch the first installment in our […]

$200 Cash Giveaway

Welcome to the $200 Cash Giveaway! Sponsored by Michael Phillip Cash. Seventeen year old Arielle is at a crossroads in her life. Disenchanted with her father, she is testing the boundaries of his trust by dating someone he does not approve. Under the moonlit sky in Long Island, Arielle and her boyfriend meet beneath the […]

Blurb’s 2013 Gift Guide

Blurb continues to wow me each year with how easy they make it to create your own high quality custom book. Use Blurb’s 2013 Gift Guide to find inspiration! I love the ABC children’s book on page 6 and the cookbooks on page 7. The Gift Guide is also an instruction guide for how to make a beautiful Blurb book […]