Here’s something you may not know about me: giant anteaters are my favourite animal! So when Nosy Crow offered me the chance to review their new picture book, What Does An Anteater Eat?, there was no way I was turning them down…
Remember how much I loved Picklewitch and Jack? Well, the oddly-matched pair are back with a new adventure! Continue reading “Review: Picklewitch & Jack and the Cuckoo Cousin”
I am always on the look out for fantasy with a sense of humour – not necessarily funny or satirical, but something light-hearted and entertaining, rather than depressing and stodgy. Grimdark is really not my cup of tea. So I was incredibly excited to hear about Lord of Secrets, which was described as light, funny, and heartwarming in its press release – and boy did it deliver that and so much more!
Isn’t that just the best title ever? Between that and the quirky cover, you know you’re in for an unusual ride!
I don’t remember exactly when this book hit my radar, but I knew from the minute I heard the title that it was going to be my kind of thing!
From the moment the email about this book dropped into my inbox, I could see it was going to be exactly the kind of fun, energetic kids book I love, with the kind of heroine I can’t resist!
As a teen, I was a huge fan of Jaclyn Moriarty’s quirky, personable epistolary YA, so I was really excited to see that she had written her first adult novel! It captures that same eccentric spirit as her YA works, but manages to be something completely different.