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Slug Love Blog Tour: Day 2

Emma (aka Primary Teacher Bookshelf) has hosted an awesome Q&A with Slug Love author Cath Jones. Cath tells Emma about her love of gardening, the book’s beautiful illustrations (by Craig Shuttlewood), and even the dreaded ‘bucket of doom’… ———- Today I welcome author Cath Jones to the blog to chat about some of the green-fingered inspiration behind her adorable new picture book Slug Love. Welcome Cath! I’ve heard you’re a keen… Read More »Slug Love Blog Tour: Day 2

Slug Love Blog Tour: Day 1

It’s the first day of the Slug Love Blog Tour and Emily from Booksb4bedtime has written a wonderful review of the upcoming picture book. Here’s what she had to say: In ‘Slug Love’ by Cath Jones and Craig Shuttlewood @craigshuttlewood we meet Slug whose sole wish it is to become friends with the Gardener, but as Spider says: “NO-O-O-O!” shrieked Spider. “Gardeners HATE slugs!” On the very first spread the gardener… Read More »Slug Love Blog Tour: Day 1

Great Review for Nicholas Nabb from What’s Good to Read

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ A lovely review for The Misadventures of Nicholas Nabb from What’s Good to Read.  Here’s a snippet: “Jenny Moore’s The Misadventures of Nicholas Nabb is an excellent historical adventure story that is themed more on the darker side than the fluffy and safe side. It is packed with action, humour and wonderful characters that will excite and thrill its young (and old) readers, so much so, that stopping at… Read More »Great Review for Nicholas Nabb from What’s Good to Read

Two New Titles Out This Month!

Get ready for some awesome summer reads – we have two brand new titles releasing on the 28th June 2022.  Click on the cover to find out more! Or you can pre-order from all good bookshops and online! Or you can pre-order from all good bookshops and online! Buy ‘Slug Love’ here! Buy ‘The Very Best Beast’ here!

‘The Heart Scarab is a book that children will love to read and will not be able to put down.’ What’s Good to Read Ventures into Saviour Pirotta’s Latest Series

The reading of books and stories is a wonderful way to take yourself off to another time and place, losing yourself in the magic of ancient lands, different people and magical tales. It is also a way to learn new information (especially for children as they don’t know that they are necessarily learning something).  Saviour Pirotta is an excellent author of children’s junior fiction historical adventure books and I loved reading the… Read More »‘The Heart Scarab is a book that children will love to read and will not be able to put down.’ What’s Good to Read Ventures into Saviour Pirotta’s Latest Series

‘Ideal for schools looking to replace or supplement their existing reading schemes.’ Topmarks Review Maverick Chapter Readers

Topmarks, one of the UK’s leading independent educational sites have reviewed our latest batch of Blue and Orange banded Early Readers, and a selection of Lime, Brown and Grey Chapter Readers; We’ve just finished reading the latest releases to Maverick Publishing’s excellent Maverick Early Readers scheme and we’ve been delighted with them. The additions to the scheme start at Blue Band (Level 4) through to the Chapter Readers which are Lime, Brown and Grey Bands… Read More »‘Ideal for schools looking to replace or supplement their existing reading schemes.’ Topmarks Review Maverick Chapter Readers

‘There is much scope for more stories within this series and we’re all curious to find out what happens next.’ Saviour Pirotta’s Brand New Series, The Heart Scarab

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Clare 📚🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 (@childrensfiction) Renni and Mahu are brothers, but they are complete opposites. When Mahu hatches a plot to rob the tomb of a long-dead general in the Valley of the Kings, Renni is swept into the crime to help his family. But taking the general’s heart scarab sets a much greater chain of events into motion, which are governed by… Read More »‘There is much scope for more stories within this series and we’re all curious to find out what happens next.’ Saviour Pirotta’s Brand New Series, The Heart Scarab

The Maverick Reading Scheme – Where to Start!

Looking for a great reading scheme is challenging, whether buying for the classroom or wanting books which will help your little ones at home, you’ll need the perfect set of books which have the right balance of illustrations, simplicity but also fun, engaging stories. This is where the Maverick Guided Reading Scheme fits! Our full scheme showcases nothing but entertaining, sometimes wacky stories which are sectioned into colour bands. We… Read More »The Maverick Reading Scheme – Where to Start!

‘This book hooked me immediately’ Make Way for The Nile Adventures, the New Series by Saviour Pirotta

View this post on Instagram A post shared by Becky | Book Reviews (@family_book_club_) Renni and Mahu are brothers, but they are complete opposites. When Mahu hatches a plot to rob the tomb of a long-dead general in the Valley of the Kings, Renni is swept into the crime to help his family. But taking the general’s heart scarab sets a much greater chain of events into motion, which are… Read More »‘This book hooked me immediately’ Make Way for The Nile Adventures, the New Series by Saviour Pirotta

‘Packed with myths and legends, gods, goddesses and magic’ What’s Good To Read Recommends Saviour Pirotta’s Wolfsong series

Books for children should be exciting and grab their attention, encouraging them to pick up books and lose themselves in a good story and even take away a good message from it. Well, that’s just what the books in The Wolfsong Series by Saviour Pirotta do. The Wolfsong Series is a collection of four junior fiction adventure stories for children aged 7 years old and upwards. They are a series of historical… Read More »‘Packed with myths and legends, gods, goddesses and magic’ What’s Good To Read Recommends Saviour Pirotta’s Wolfsong series