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childrens book

Matt Millz, audiobook written and read by Harry Hill

Matt Mills dreams of being a stand up comedian but it is a tough business and he is only 12! Matt Millz is a children’s book aimed at ages 9-12 but adults will love it too! I wish I could bottle how happy this book made me. The stupid smile I had throughout, the laugh […]

Eye Spy, by Tessa Buckley

Twins Alex and Donna want to make some money so decide to start their own private investigation business. Their first case is a missing dog. Can they reunite Kiki with her owner? Eye Spy is the first book in a children’s mystery series. I have previously read and reviewed the second book in the series, […]

Children’s book: The Little Prince by Antoine De Saint-Exupery

Whilst reading The Girl From Provence this week, I was intrigued by the inclusion of a real life character, the pilot and author Antoine de Saint-Exupery. In this, his children’s book, The Little Prince, is used by the resistance to code messages so I thought I would find and read the original 1940s book. The […]

Virtually Christmas, by David Baddiel (audiobook)

Christmas has been taken over by big business. Winterzone now runs every aspect of the festive season with robots, drones and holograms. Etta’s dad works for Winterzone but she wants a proper Christmas like the ones her late grandmother told her about… Virtually Christmas is a children’s book aimed at ages 7-12. The audiobook is […]

A Boy Called Christmas, by Matt Haig (audiobook read by Stephen Fry)

Nikolas is a young boy in Finland. His mother is dead and his father leaves him with his horrendous aunt. He goes on an adventure to find his father alongside his faithful mouse friend Mika, meeting a reindeer called Blitzen along the way… A Boy Called Christmas is a wonderful Christmas story for children (and […]