Review: An Amazing Animal Atlas of Scotland

You could spend hours just gazing at this book's enticing endpapers - but it gets even better inside. Perfectly pitched to engage the youngest of wildlife-lovers, An Amazing Animal Atlas of Scotland is packed with facts that will fascinate and surprise readers - whatever their age. For example, did you know that limpet's teeth are... Continue Reading →

Review: Whit of Whiteleys Wood

This is the story of a little long-eared owl who longs to master the art of flying. Whit tries and tries, but when a practice flight goes badly wrong, she will need both practical help and encouragement from her friends Miss Mouse, Mole and Fox. A gently rhyming story filled with read-along words, endearing characters... Continue Reading →

Review: the Siege of Caerlaverock

There are plenty of children's books set in a fantasy version of the Middle Ages - far fewer grounded in reality. Barbara Henderson's The Siege of Caerlaverock is an exception because it is inspired by real events - and it has all the more impact because of that. There may not be dragons, but there... Continue Reading →

Review: Sequin and Stitch

Sequin is bursting with pride in her mum, a seamstress whose work is worn by some of the world's biggest stars, so she is delighted when her mum is asked to make a wedding dress for a princess. But with the honour comes pressure, as mum focuses her efforts on the gown, leaving Sequin to... Continue Reading →

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