Stars with Flaming Tails

Stars with Flaming Tails

Stars with Flaming Tails Book Details Stars with Flaming TailsValerie Bloom, illus. Ken Wilson-Max. Burley Gate: Otter-Barry Books, pb, 978 1 9130 7467 8, 2021, £7.99, 96pp.Poetry, black and white illustrations, 7+ years BACK TO REVIEWS ‘I travelled once around the...
Meet Monster

Meet Monster

Meet Monster Book Details Meet Monster: The first big monster bookEllen Blance & Ann Cook, illus. Quentin Blake. New York: The New York Review of Books, hb 978 1 6813 7428 4, 2020, £10.99, 160pp.Illustrated book, fiction, 4-8 years BACK TO REVIEWS Monster has an...
Kiki’s Delivery Service

Kiki’s Delivery Service

Kiki’s Delivery Service Book Details Kiki’s Delivery ServiceEiko Kadono, illus. Joe Todd Stanton. London: Penguin Random House, hb 978 0 2414 4945 6, 2020, £10.99, 208pp.Fiction, 8-11 years BACK TO REVIEWS Kiki has just turned twelve. It is time for her to leave...
Max + Xam

Max + Xam

Max + Xam Book Details Max + XamAriane Hofmann-Maniyar. Swindon: Child’s Play (International) Ltd, pb 978 1 7862 8086 2, 2020, £6.99, 32pp.Picture book, fiction, 2-5 years BACK TO REVIEWS Picture books featuring people and animal characters abound – so it’s refreshing...
The visitor

The visitor

The visitor Book Details The visitorAntje Damm. Wellington, NZ: Gecko Press, hb, 9 781 776 571 888, 2018, £10.99, 32pp.Fiction, picture book, 5+ years BACK TO REVIEWS This small exquisite book carries its message about loneliness and friendship subtly and skillfully....