Month: March 2015

#ThrowBookThursday: Forget Me Not

BookAWeek: A Challenge to Read 52 Books in a Year


Scrolling through my emails, I saw one (from I think) with the hashtag #ThrowBookThursday and I thought that would make a fun ‘meme’ where I thought about books from my past which had made an impact on me. I’d love other book bloggers to join me (or maybe you’re doing it already and I’m behind the curve) so please comment and link me to your blog if you’re doing it too!


First up is a book from my past that has recently become part of my present; Forget Me Not by Paul Rogers, illustrated by Celia Berridge. As you can see above I received it for Christmas when I was about two and a half, and it became a firm favourite. It’s a lovely rhyming story of a forgetful lion who goes on a day trip to visit his cousin and leaves something behind at every stage of the…

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World Book Day Guest Post: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

World Book Day Guest Post: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe


Today I’m bringing you a special guest post. In celebration of World Book Day, today’s review is by my 7 year old daughter Lucy. She dressed up as Lucy Pevensie from The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe, by C S Lewis and wrote about the book for her homework.

I think it’s good to give children tasks with a real result and she was excited by the idea of ‘real’ people reading her work so we decided to let her do today’s post.

BOOK REVIEWguest post lucy

The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe is an emaginative and creative story.

The story is about 4 children going into a magical world. Narnia is ruled by the White Wich. She is crule to evryone. She looks pale and she has a tall crown and with a white wand. The children are on a quest to defeat the White Wich and take…

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