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    Clever Tykes Book Reviews

    So my regular readers and friends will know that in my “other life” I’m a full-time early years teacher. It is a really fun job that I enjoy, and I especially love reading books to my class. You may remember I recently reviewed the book Bessie, Queen of the Sky. So when these books arrived* from Clever Tykes, I couldn’t wait to check them out to review them too! The Review So I was sent 3 books from Clever Tykes – ‘Change-it Cho’, ‘Code-it Cody’ and ‘Walk-it Willow’. Written for children aged 6-9, they are story books that contain positive role models. They will hopefully encourage children to be more resourceful…

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    Bessie, Queen of the Sky Book Review and COMPETITION!

    A couple of months ago, I received an email from Queen Girl Publications. They’d got in touch to see if I would like to get my hands on one of their new books*, with them specialising in stories of real women turned into fairy tales. As a teacher of 3 and 4-year-old little girls, I absolutely jumped at the chance. I knew that my class would love to hear stories like this. Queen Girl Publications Queen Girl Publications are quite new to the book writing scene. They found that the female characters in books that they read to their daughters were often stereotyped and one-dimensional. Therefore the founders decided to start writing…

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    Perfect by Cecelia Ahern Book Review

    I was very kindly sent this book to read and share my thoughts*. Whilst I love to read, I barely find the time. In my crazy hectic life, the only time I really get chance to read a book from cover to cover is whilst lazing around on a sun-bed whilst on holiday (usually with a cheeky cocktail in hand). However, I wanted to start reading this book as soon as it came through my post box, so was eager to get started. ‘Perfect’ by Cecelia Ahern is the sequel to  the book ‘Flawed’ , which is available here on Amazon if you fancy checking it out. ‘Flawed’ was the bestselling young…