Tag Archive: Reading

Jul 30

#GothGirlReadingClub with Come Round

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We were lucky enough to be a part of #GothGirlReadingClub this weekend thanks to ‘Come Round’, so I thought I would tell you a little about it. The kids were happy when the party pack arrived – mainly because it included two of their favourite things – Books and Baking! I was happy as nothing …

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Oct 14

Diary of a Zombie Steve – Book Review

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I currently have a Minecraft obsessed 8-year-old in the house – Monkey has literally gone mad for it in recent weeks. So, on that note I jumped at the chance to have a look at ‘Diary of a Zombie Steve’ (An unofficial minecraft book) to tell you about what we think! The Book is the diary …

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Jun 30

Book Review: A Whole New World

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Parragon’s new imprint ‘Paper Rocket’ for young adult fiction will feature an exciting array of both Disney and Marvel fiction titles for tweens and teens. There will be fantasy, thrillers and illustrated novels all written by best-selling authors such as Stan Lee and Margaret Stohl. We have been lucky enough to take a look at ‘A whole new …

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Apr 29

Art Therapy Colouring Books from Parragon

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Colouring books for grown ups are becoming more and more popular; I have one – in fact I have more than one and I love it. I know it is not for everyone but I find it so relaxing to sit and colour, it also massages your creative juices which is brilliant. The biggest problem …

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Jan 08

The Zodiac Legacy – Parragon Book Review

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Stan Lee is a name known by many, loads of people know him from his Marvel fame and from his superheroes, but I am mentioning him in this blog as one of the creators (along with Stuart Moore and Andie Tong) of ‘The Zodiac Legacy’ – our latest addition from Parragon to our Book Buddy shelf! Stan Lee …

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Nov 26

November Book Competition

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Another month – another book competition! This month’s prize is ‘The Stick Man’ written by the fabulous Julia Donaldson. We are massive fans of Julia and thinks her books are amazing, we have the stick man and it is one of our favourites! I wanted to offer a chance for you to win a copy …

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Oct 28

October Book Competition – Florentine and Pig

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TIme for another Book Competition; On offer is the ‘Florentine and Pig and the Spooky Forest Adventure’. Florentine and Pig are popular and in this adventure they hear spooky noises in the night and decide it must be the growling, prowling Bog Mog, so they set off into the spooky forest to find it. The book includes …

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Oct 02

September Book Competition – The Hive Activity Book

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A nice simple post to just say you have a chance to win! On offer is a ‘The Hive’ Sticker and Activity book. Filled with activities, fun and stickers this is the perfect stocking filler for any ‘The HIve’ or creative fan. All you have to do is follow the options on the Gleam Widget …

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Sep 14

Competition: Colour the Story Pad – Red Riding Hood

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Time for another competition but first, big apologies that I missed doing a book giveaway in August – School holidays took over; but to make up for it I am going to run two in  September! Here is the first, I have got a ‘Colour the Story Pad’ to giveaway. It is a lovely pad …

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Sep 10

Disney The Isle of the Lost Review

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You will have read our Parragon reviews before and know that they have yet to disappoint.  This month we have been sent ‘Disney The Isle of the Lost’ by Melissa De La Cruz to have a look at. Monkey was a reluctant reader, it wasn’t that he couldn’t read, it was that he didn’t really …

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