Erica’s Elephant, by Sylvia Bishop, is a book I came across purely by chance. I happened to see a review of it on another site, and was instantly hooked, so ordered it there and then. And I’m so glad I did. Erica is a girl who lives alone (sssh, social services) because her Uncle Jeff … More Erica’s Elephant – review
On Tuesday I went to the launch for Tamsyn Murray’s Instructions for a Second-Hand Heart. It was a fab party in the stunning children’s department of Waterstones Piccadilly. I had started reading the book on the way to the launch, and finished it on the journey home. Tamsyn had warned me that I would need … More Instructions for a Second-Hand Heart – review
On Wednesday, I spent an absolutely wonderful morning in company of nearly 500 Y9 pupils and their school librarians as I picked up my award for Looking at the Stars. The ceremony was held in the impressive Town Hall, which was packed right up to the balcony! The awards are organised and run by the … More Heavenly Hampshire Book Awards!