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Spinning Into Calendar Club Stores, Maverick Publishing Early Reader Spinners

Maverick Publishing and the Calendar Club stores have got you covered for all your Early Reader’s needs. Maverick Publishing is excited to be working together with the great team at the Calendar Club to offer you Early Readers that will put you in a spin. Available in 20 stores across the UK, the Calendar Club will be displaying our Maverick Early Readers spinner. Containing 80 of our Early Reader titles,… Read More »Spinning Into Calendar Club Stores, Maverick Publishing Early Reader Spinners

‘I can imagine it being a favourite in our house for a long while yet.’ The Ish Mother reviews brand new picture book Iguanas Love Bananas

The Ish Mother, more commonly known as Bec, has written a FOODtastic review of Jennie and Chris Claddingbee’s brand new picture book, Iguanas Love Bananas, with illustrations by Jeff Crowther: What things do all small children love? Animals? Food? Rhymes? This picture book has all three! The premise behind this book is a pretty simple one – all the animals in it like to eat the foods they rhyme with.… Read More »‘I can imagine it being a favourite in our house for a long while yet.’ The Ish Mother reviews brand new picture book Iguanas Love Bananas

‘Buttercup is the perfect heroine for this series of books.’ The Book Addict has her little buttercup’s review the sequel of comedy-horror, Buttercup Sunshine

Kestrel Class have had a thrilling time reviewing Colin Mulhern’s, Buttercup Sunshine and the House on Hangman’s Hill; Will Buttercup ever be able to stop the zombie invasion and save the world from Dr. Frankenstein too? Find out in this hilariously terrifying book from Colin Mulhern. Kestrel Class thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. They found it funny and packed full of surprises and adventure. Buttercup is the perfect heroine for… Read More »‘Buttercup is the perfect heroine for this series of books.’ The Book Addict has her little buttercup’s review the sequel of comedy-horror, Buttercup Sunshine

‘As full of action-packed adventure as it’s predecessors, it did not disappoint!’ Book Addict is addicted to this Dino Trilogy

Tami at The Book Addict has had a thrill reading the third instalment of Dan Metcalf’s, Dino Wars: The Gladiator Games, with illustrations by Aaron Blecha: I’ve been waiting for this third instalment of the Dino Wars series since reviewing Dino Wars: The Trials of Terror. As full of action-packed adventure as it’s predecessors, it did not disappoint! What fate awaits our heroes? Can girl power save the day? Will… Read More »‘As full of action-packed adventure as it’s predecessors, it did not disappoint!’ Book Addict is addicted to this Dino Trilogy

‘A hugely entertaining romp of a picture book.’ Red Reading Hub reviews Alex Willmore’s, It’s MY Sausage

Jill from Red Reading Hub has given us a treat with her review of Alex Willmore‘s picture book, It’s MY Sausage: One fat juicy sausage, five cats all with designs on it. The mustard coloured moggy lays claim, having so we hear ‘seen it first’ but has decided to delay gratification. A dramatic comedy then unfolds as the others endeavour to procure the desired item by means of a rod… Read More »‘A hugely entertaining romp of a picture book.’ Red Reading Hub reviews Alex Willmore’s, It’s MY Sausage

‘The message I believe to be in this book is no matter what you look like, be yourself.’ Lou Treleaven’s, Turns Out I’m An Alien, turns into a must-read

Julia, a Year 6 pupil, from Ospringe Church of England Primary School in Faversham, has reviewed Lou Treleaven‘s, Turns Out I’m An Alien, illustrated by James Lancett: What is the book about? ‘This book is about a normal (or so he thinks) alien. But that’s all new to him too. Less than 48 hours ago, Jasper thinks he is a normal boy who has green hair.’ Can you tell me about the… Read More »‘The message I believe to be in this book is no matter what you look like, be yourself.’ Lou Treleaven’s, Turns Out I’m An Alien, turns into a must-read

‘The Stolen Spear is a thrilling adventure story’ Our Book Reviews set in stone why people would love this junior read

Maryom, at Our Book Reviews Online, sets into stone why many would love Saviour Pirtotta’s, The Stolen Spear, with illustrations by Davide Ortu: The Stolen Spear is a thrilling adventure story for children aged 7 and over. Set on the Orkney Islands at the end of the Neolithic period, in the world famous (now ruined) village of Skara Brae, it brings both the remoteness of the islands, and the way… Read More »‘The Stolen Spear is a thrilling adventure story’ Our Book Reviews set in stone why people would love this junior read

‘Destined to leave everyone hungry for a second reading.’ The Lancashire Post takes a bite out of new picture book, It’s MY Sausage

Pam at the Lancashire Evening Post has reviewed It’s MY Sausage, written and illustrated by Alex Willmore, and is hungry for more: A cat-fight over one sausage leaves some funny, fighting felines with a bitter taste in their mouths in a picture book bursting with fun! Illustrator Alex Willmore turns his talented hand to both drawing and writing in this clever, chaotic adventure which will have little ones giggling and guffawing… Read More »‘Destined to leave everyone hungry for a second reading.’ The Lancashire Post takes a bite out of new picture book, It’s MY Sausage

‘Perfect for young readers but equally fascinating for adults.’ The Spacesuit shoots for the stars for Madge Eekal Reviews

Zoe at Madge Eekal Reviews has reviewed Alison Donald’s out-of-this-world picture book, The Spacesuit, with illustrations by Ariel Landy: Published to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the first moon walk in 1969, The Spacesuit is a fascinating insight into the true story of the design of the suit worn by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin. Presented as a picture book, it’s perfect for young readers but equally fascinating for adults. For example, did… Read More »‘Perfect for young readers but equally fascinating for adults.’ The Spacesuit shoots for the stars for Madge Eekal Reviews

‘This book caught my attention straight away, especially because it wasn’t like any other space book I had read before.’ Books For Topics finds a picture book that is SPACESUITED to her.

Alison at BooksForTopics has found a picture book which is SUITED to her, The Spacesuit, written by Alison Donald with illustrations by Ariel Landy: What a wonderful and uplifting read! As somebody who loves teaching about space, this book caught my attention straight away, especially because it wasn’t like any other space book I had read before. This picture book was inspired by Eleanor ‘Ellie’ Foraker, a talented seamstress who… Read More »‘This book caught my attention straight away, especially because it wasn’t like any other space book I had read before.’ Books For Topics finds a picture book that is SPACESUITED to her.