DVD Reviews · Events · Film

DVD reviews: Truly Horrible Halloween

Is it too early to talk about Halloween? Your regular bloggers Victoria and Eleanor will be taking a short break in the coming weeks, but we couldn’t let Halloween go by without a proper mention. In this post, we look at some unconventional scares found in classic children’s movies. Do you have horror fatigue? Do… Continue reading DVD reviews: Truly Horrible Halloween

Book Reviews · Books · Quick Reads · Six Book Challenge

Book Review: The Red Necklace

Eleanor has read this QUICK READ as part of the Six Book Challenge. Remember to hand in your reading diaries for the Six Book Challenge in to the Information Store at Ipswich Road by the 19th June 2015 (that’s tomorrow!) – you’ll get a certificate and be entered into a prize draw! For the Six Book Challenge,… Continue reading Book Review: The Red Necklace

Awards

Breaking News! Children’s Laureate 2015-2017

Chris Riddell has been announced as the Children’s Laureate 2015-2017. We’ve already talked about some of the amazing writers and illustrators who have been Children’s Laureate in the past in our blog post here, and it’s really exciting to see Riddell joining them! Riddell became well-known for his political cartoons in ‘The Economist’ and ‘The… Continue reading Breaking News! Children’s Laureate 2015-2017

Book Reviews · Events · Norwich

Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2015

Norwich’s status as a UNESCO City of Literature is something to be proud of! The Norfolk and Norwich Festival, which takes place in May each year, is the heart of our local literary scene, and in celebration of the city’s status Writers’ Centre Norwich are taking over the Playhouse for two weeks of author talks,… Continue reading Norfolk and Norwich Festival 2015

Book Reviews · Quick Reads · Six Book Challenge

Book Review: The Book That Ate My Brother

Eleanor has read this QUICK READ as part of the Six Book Challenge. For the Six Book Challenge, I challenged myself to read books entirely from the QUICK READS and EXPRESS FICTION sections of the Information Store. My third Six Book Challenge book is The Book That Ate My Brother by Michael Dahl (QUICK READS – Adventure Stories 823.91).… Continue reading Book Review: The Book That Ate My Brother