The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart by Stephanie Burgis

The Dragon with a Chocolate Heart was a glorious read, pairing dragons and chocolate in a unique story that has quickly become one of my favourites. [The following may contain some spoilers!] Adventurine is a young dragon in search of her passion. Her brother has his philosophy and her sister has her poetry, and Adventurine […]

Q&A with Zillah Bethell on ‘The Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare’

  I’m pleased to welcome Zillah Bethell to the blog today to talk about her latest children’s book, The Extraordinary Colours of Auden Dare. You can find out more about Zillah and her books on her website. Auden Dare has an unusual perspective on life: he cannot see in colour. He’s always had this rare […]

Waterstone’s Children’s Book of the Month Author Peter Bunzl on ‘Cogheart’

I am delighted to invite Peter Bunzl to the blog to talk about his novel Cogheart, which was awarded the title of Waterstone’s Children’s Book of the Month for August. Thank you so much to Peter for taking the time to chat about his wonderful book! “Lily’s life is in mortal peril. Her father is […]