My seven favourite tween award winners

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Booklists for you

Hello everyone, this week’s post is a special one for me. From all the tween reads I’ve read over the last several years, I’ve narrowed down the seven best award-winning reads for you in this post. Now, these are titles that I feel have moved me or inspired me in some way. So, if you were waiting for this day, then why not press the button below and find out which ones they are…

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Greetings from another bookish February

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Hi everyone, I hope you are all having a good start to the year. This month I will be featuring more bookish posts for the inner bibliophile among you all. So, why don’t you get yourself something to drink, maybe a snack or two and settle down to read these posts…

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Fairy tales and graphic novels

Hi everyone, this week’s post is about a series of graphic novels I found. Now, I know there are versions of fairy tales made into graphic novels that have become some form of manga that are irresistible to tween and teen readers. This particular series caught my eye in 2020 and I may have given a short review then. In this post I will be giving you a longer review as the series had some quirky drawings and also because the adventures centre around one specific character. To find out you’ll have to press the button below…

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A short booklist of Scandinavian folklore

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, welcome to another week of epic fantasy and high drama. In this week’s post I’ll be giving you and your tween a selection of titles that have a distinct Scandinavian flavour to them. So, if you were looking forward to this post, then why not go ahead and press the button…

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Classic fairy tales vs. re-told tales

Hi everyone, welcome to this week’s discussion post. Having read quite a number of fairy tales over my years I recently found that there are those catalogued as re-told fairy tales or with the label ‘fractured’ or ‘adapted’ along with them. So I thought, why not read a few and see how they compare with the originals, well, the ones I remember anyway…

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Let’s enjoy a blended fairy tale series!

Hi everyone, welcome to this first week of January!! I hope you all had a fun-filled weekend of New Year festivities. My parents and I had a somewhat quiet one exploring a nearby garden and sculpture trail. This first week’s post is actually about a series of fantasy books I enjoyed a few years ago and maybe even blogged about a little. Well, there’s only one way to find out for sure, you need to click on the button below…

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Once upon a time a New Year began…

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Hi and welcome friends to January 2023!! This month my brother and I celebrate another birthday together and become ever so slightly older!! Summer has finally arrived in full swing and has brought hope for a pleasurable New Year. This month’s theme favours those of you who enjoy fantasy reads. To find out more you will have to press the button below…

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Paper things by Jennifer Richard Jacobsen

Hi everyone, I hope you are counting down the sleeps towards Christmas like my two nieces. There’s always something unexpected under their tree for them. This week’s review post is a small story I found quite by chance. Unlike the majority of us the tweens in this read have struggles I found hard to fathom. 

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Another year ends…

Hi everyone, welcome to the last month of 2022. What a year it has been! Is it just me or did it feel as if this year has flown by faster than a speeding bullet! My nieces and nephew have grown a few inches and achieved several milestones themselves. I have some interesting news to share with you all, so go ahead and press the button below to find out more…

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Historical Australian Tween Reads

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Booklists for you

Hi everyone, summer is just around the corner here in New Zealand. Hopefully it dries up in time so I can share some pictures of the lovely countryside with you!! This week’s booklist is a selection of historical reads featuring pioneering Australian tweens and teens. So, if you want to find out more, you know what to do…

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