Friday Five Challenge

Rosie Amber’s Friday Five Challenge is this….. IN ONLY FIVE MINUTES…. 1) Go to any online book supplier, 2) Randomly choose a category, 3) Speed through the book covers, choose one which has instantly appealed to your eye, 4) Read the book Bio/ Description for this book, and any other details. 5) If there areContinue reading “Friday Five Challenge”

Memories of my school library

For many years I had the joy of purchasing books for school libraries, mainly for the 7 to 13 age group.  I read most of the books aimed at the 10+ group and delighted in many of them.  Today I am looking back to a few gems.   Philip Reeve in his book Mortal EnginesContinue reading “Memories of my school library”

Thoughts on World Book Day

Today I actually miss working in a school.  I’m not really in to the whole dressing up thing, but it is wonderful to see a school hall full of happy children in bright, mainly recognisable costumes.  And the best thing is that as a teacher you can concentrate on the pleasure of books for mostContinue reading “Thoughts on World Book Day”