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How Under the Great Plum Tree came to be – Sufiya Ahmed

What inspired Under the Great Plum Tree? Buy Under the Great Plum Tree Author Sufiya Ahmed tells us how Under the Great Plum Tree was born! She has written a wonderful blog for the School Library Association as part of their Varied Voices series. Sufiya tells us what inspired her to write about a kind, golden hearted monkey and a lonely, old crocodile! Read what she had to say below!   ‘How do you feel about…

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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes has a supreme and surprising twist!

A fairy tale for a new generation – MinervaReads Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We love this lovely review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes from MinervaReads! Read it below.   A completely different take on the traditional fairy tale of The Twelve Dancing Princesses is illustrated with great intricacy in this slightly melancholic version. Morris plays with themes of love and redemption in her poetic retelling, her soldier ‘a hollow shadow of a…

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Under the Great Plum Tree is a simple tale that captivates the reader!

Reading is about taking yourself and others on a journey! Buy Under the Great Plum Tree A teacher based in the north east of England has written this wonderful review of Under the Great Plum Tree on The Great British Bookworm! Read it below!   Reading is about taking yourself and others on a journey to places that must be explored.  This means that the voices that a reader encounters need to reflect themselves and introduce…

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Felix After the Rain tackles sadness in a gentle and positive way – Outside In World

Felix After the Rain gives children space to explore difficult subjects! Buy Felix After the Rain  We’re delighted with this brilliant review of Felix After the Rain from the wonderful Outside In World! Read what they had to say! Felix drags an enormous black suitcase behind him wherever he goes. Every day it becomes heavier and heavier with all of his sorrow hidden inside. One day, a small boy opens the suitcase while Felix is…

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The Secret of the Tattered Shoes is simple, evocative and different

The gold glistens in The Secret of the Tattered Shoes! Buy The Secret of the Tattered Shoes We love this fab review of The Secret of the Tattered Shoes by LoveReading4Kids! Read it below! Exquisitely gorgeous illustrations accompany a well known fairy tale with a difference, an edge. Tiny Owl Publishing have a series of books called ‘One Story, Many Voices’, where authors and illustrators explore well known fairy tales from different perspectives. Here, the Twelve Dancing…

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