A necklace of raindrops

My daughter is five, and she and I (or her dad) read a story or a couple of chapters of something every bedtime together. Recently, I’ve re-discovered Joan Aiken. Some of her short stories are a bit alarming but my daughter has fallen in love with ‘A Necklace of Raindrops’ which is a beautiful story … More A necklace of raindrops

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First reviews for Looking at the Stars are in!

I’m so excited! People have been reading advance copies of Looking at the Stars and they’re putting up their reviews online, and there have been some LOVELY comments! First there was this one from the wonderfully-named PetrovaFossil on The Guardian Books Blog: “Looking at the Stars is one of the best, if not the BEST book … More First reviews for Looking at the Stars are in!