Children’s Book Review: Earth Heroes by Lily Dyu

Earth Heroes by Lily Dyu is an essential kids’ book for our times. It charts the journeys of 20 green champions across the planet. These include famous figures such as Greta Thunberg to lesser-known heroes such as Mohammed Rezwan and… View Post

Book Review: Underland: A Deep Time Journey by Robert Macfarlane

In Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey into the worlds beneath our feet. From the ice-blue depths of Greenland’s glaciers, to the underground networks by which trees communicate, from Bronze Age burial chambers to the rock art of… View Post

Book Review: The Common Reader: Volume 1 – Virginia Woolf

The Common Reader Volume 1 holds a curious mixture of relevance and obscurity. Containing a collection of 21 essays written by Virginia Woolf, this slim volume offers a critique of literature – both classic and ‘contemporary’. I write contemporary in… View Post

The Lockdown TBR Pile Challenge

After months of procrastination, I’m finally back on the blog with a lockdown TBR pile challenge – to finish all my unread books before normality resumes. After being in a state of upheaval following COVID-19 lockdown, we’re slowly getting our… View Post

Children’s Book Review: My Fairy Library by Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini

Tiny fairytale books that you can make yourself – SOLD! I didn’t think Laurence King Publishing could top Daniela Jaglenka Terrazzini’s My Miniature Library, a gorgeous little kit lauded by the LA Times as ‘the most precious gift set of… View Post