Book Review: Flea’s Five Christmases #2 – the Rudolph Challenge

Last year I read the first of Flea’s five Christmases by Kevin George, and thoroughly enjoyed it.  I wonder whether I’ll be completing the set in 2016?! This book starts with a hugely exciting disclosure of how Jack Frost came to be Santa’s enemy.  It’s a great bit of writing, full of pace, inventiveness and […]

#MGBookElves – a fireside chat

In a cosy room at Castle Marsh, Fred and George are relaxing after a nice meal with their guests, Max the Tonkinese cat from the Shadows of the Past series and Stanley the labrador dog and Katrina von Cat from the Perpetual Papers of the Pack of Pets.  Fred tells all here.  After the conversation […]

#MGBookElves: 12 Authors of Christmas – Great ebook Giveaway

Welcome to the fantastic 12 Authors of Christmas seasonal giveaway and blog tour! Our busy Book Elves are giving away a total of 30 prizes of books suitable for Middle Grade readers – age roughly 8 to 14 – although a lot of adults enjoy them too! Who are the Authors on tour? All these […]

On the blog and website this Christmas

I’ve got so many goodies for you in December, I’m getting really excited about Christmas for once! From December 1st to 23rd we are having a humungous Giveaway and blog tour.  The 12 Authors of Christmas have clubbed together to bring you 30 prizes of ebooks, and they are featuring interviews and reviews throughout the […]

Book Review: The North Pole Challenge by Kevin George

First of Flea’s Five Christmases Despite the action at the start, where Flea is being bullied at school until he finds himself with strange powers when it snows, this story takes a while to get going.  That is to say, once Flea gets whisked off to the North Pole the action really starts!  Exactly why […]

Book Review: The Night They Nicked Saint Nick by Carl Ashmore

This is a rip-roaring adventure that is fun for all the family.  Like the best kids books it contains nuances and references to get the grown-ups giggling, and plenty of action so that no-one ever gets bored. Derek Brundle wakes one day with a strange dream in his head.  He finds to his horror that […]