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Ada Lovelace. Isabel Sanchez Vegara

5 stars for this children’s biography of Ada Lovelace by Isabel Sanchez Vegara.

This is a very good concise children’s biography of Ada Lovelace, widely regarded as the world’s first computer programmer. 142 more words

Female Author

The Incredible Book Eating Boy

Devouring books is one thing. And devouring them is quite another.

 Oliver Jeffers tells us of The Incredible Book Eating Boy.
And of reading. Of books. 381 more words


Rupi Kaur · The Sun & Her Flowers

Author & Illustrator: Rupi Kaur
Title: The Sun And Her Flowers
Year of publication: 2017
Page count: 256
Read on November 6th, 2017…

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GIRL: Love, Sex, Romance, and Being You, by Karen Rayne (2017)

Imagine having an highly discreet older sister who is there every time you have a question that there’s no WAY you’d ever ask your mum or coolest teacher or even your best friend. 457 more words

Young Adult

Duck Soup, by Jackie Urbanovic (2008)

Picture Book
This delightful and comical picture book is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and is still in print – it’s easy to see why! 248 more words


Life on Mars, by Jon Agee (2017)

Picture Book
I really enjoy Jon Agee’s humour, first discovered while browsing picture books at Vancouver’s beloved Kidsbooks store. The book was called Terrific… 189 more words

Speculative Fiction

The Blue Unicorn's Journey To Osm

It was nearly 40 years ago, when I first conceived of the idea for “The Blue Unicorn’s” story. I had read a lot of fantasy books which completely mesmerized me. 1,060 more words

Blue Unicorn