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I was a Rat - Philip Pullman

Philip Pullman is a great writer of modern day fairy tales. I have read this book a few  times to various children. But now, I am reading it to my boy. 193 more words

Children's Books

Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

Despite having come out of the other side of a pretty hefty reading slump, when I picked up Northern Lights I was still suffering with what I’m going to call a reading slump hangover – being inspired by reading again, but still left slightly dissatisfied with reading and not finding a book I love or have been bowled over by. 558 more words

Book Reviews

His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman

During December and January I reread the His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman. I’d been wanting to read the books again for a while and had never got round to it, but I was finally motivated by a couple of booktubers that I watch,  412 more words


Mapping The Shadow Keeper - Abi Elphinstone Q&A

Everybody loves a good map at the front of a book. I got a little obsessed with them a few months ago when I started a new… 1,155 more words

Philip Pullman

Close enough to touch

I was awake a little after six this morning and the moon was just visible in the trees sort of south-east of the house. Then, half an hour later, it was right in the trees due south, passing quite quickly. 484 more words

Welcome to the 'beautiful jungle' of kids' fiction

You wait for one blog post about the merits of children’s fiction, and then two come along at once ...

The other day, I was whining on about how underrated kid’s literature was. 453 more words


Fairy Tale Friday- The Donkey Cabbage

I have to admit, I didn’t know what to expect from this story from reading the title! I’ve learnt to expect the unexpected when it comes to Grimm Fairy Tales! 512 more words

Philip Pullman