Hi everyone, this first week’s post is not just a book review. I hope to introduce you all to the amazing books written by an illustrious author whose books highlight a particular species of animal under threat around the world. So if you’re an animal lover or protector of the natural world, this is the read for you…Continue reading “Celebrating the works of Gill Lewis”
Hello everyone, this cold month of July I would like to bring to your attention the plight of our natural world. Yes, it’s cold here in New Zealand!! Winter has arrived bringing rainy days and cold nights. Yet the beauty I see in my natural surroundings never ceases to amaze me. So let’s get a cup of coffee, sit somewhere comfy and find out what this month’s reads are all about…Continue reading “Celebrate nature this July”
Hi everyone, this last post for this month features a story by best-selling author Des Hunt. Ever since I started my journey into reading tween books, those written by Des Hunt have made quite an impact on me. This title impressed me from the beginning as I learned something new about the country I call home. Hope you enjoy it as much as I did!Continue reading “Sunken Forest by Des Hunt”
Welcome to the month of May!! Winter is around the corner here in New Zealand with cold winds and rain showers most days. Layering up at work is mandatory, despite the amount of moving around we do!! I have a unique collection of reviews for you this month!! Continue reading “Kiwi madness this May”
Hi there, this second week’s post is about a different species of animal; more like a group of wild animals. If you thought zoo, then you are right! And it’s a story with some historical inspiration too! If both these have piqued your interest, then sit back and enjoy this post! Continue reading “The Wolf Keepers by Elise Broach”
Hi there, this third week we will be hopping back over the Atlantic to experience a summer in New Hampshire instead. I know that technically summer in the northern hemisphere falls during the middle of the year, but the American summer stories are full of so many awesome adventures and the characters in these books I’ve read give an extra element to the meaning of summer. This next story is not however a typical summer camp story but of a summer of changes for one young girl. So sit back and enjoy this award-winner of a tale! Continue reading “Half a chance by Cynthia Lord”
Hello everyone, this second week’s book review is about a story set in an English summer, and tells of one boy’s fight for his patch of the wild. I found this book quite by accident and was quite glad I read it. I hope you all enjoy it too. Continue reading “The Wilderness War by Julia Green”
Hi there, here is my very first book review. The first one is a ‘tween’ read that’s pretty much a tribute to the country I now call home: New Zealand. If you are someone who enjoys a good adventure read then you will enjoy this one!!