Tag: children’s

Prepping for the Space Readathon!

This week is the Space Readathon, an annual readathon run by Sanne at the YouTube channel booksandquills. I’ve never participated before, but when I saw her video this year I thought I just had to join in! The… Read More

14. ‘City of the Beasts’ by Isabel Allende

It’s not often that I reread a book, but I loved City of the Beasts as a child and so I thought it would be interesting to read it as an adult and see if I still got that… Read More

37./38. ‘Esio Trot’ and ‘The Magic Finger’ by Roald Dahl

There’s nothing like a Roald Dahl read for a quick pick-me-up. In the last couple of weeks I’ve read Esio Trot and The Magic Finger; the first I’ve read before, the second I haven’t. They’re the shortest books in my Roald… Read More

35. ‘Matilda’ by Roald Dahl

It has been many years since I read any Roald Dahl – particularly his books for kids – but I was given an Amazon voucher recently and decided to treat myself to the box set… Of course, my… Read More

Christmas books from my childhood

When I was little there was one Christmas tradition that we always kept: reading books on Christmas Eve. Now that I’m back at my parents’ house for the holidays, I’ve tried to find these books but they’re buried… Read More