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#BookReview: Begone the Raggedy Witches by Celine Kiernan #MPBooks

Begone the Raggedy Witches book coverTitle: Begone the Raggedy Witches (The Wild Magic Trilogy #1)

Author: Celine Kiernan

Illustrator: Victoria Semykina

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Children’s/Middle grade, Fantasy

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Description:  Mup’s dad has been kidnapped by witches, and Mup – along with her mam, brother and dog – must journey to an enchanted world to rescue him.
Danger awaits them.  Witches Borough is a beguiling place of rhyming crows, talking cats and forbidden magic, ruled by a tyrannical queen and her band of raggedy witches.  And Mam seems strange on this side of the border – striding, powerful and increasingly distant.
Even if they can save her father, Mup knows that nothing will ever be the same again.

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#BookHaul: Vertebrate Publishing February 2018 #MPBooks

I’m still not fully back to blogging yet but I got this wonderful book post recently and just had to share 🙂  This lovely package of books comes from the lovely people at Vertebrate Publishing.  There’s a real mix of different books here, fiction as well as non-fiction and I can’t wait to read them all!  Check these out and tell me if there’s anything that catches your eye?

First some biography style books (descriptions are a bit long):

 

Vertebrate books February 2018 biographies
Both hardbacks and a paperback, can’t wait to read these!

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(No it’s not me) – Image from Pexels.com

Time to confess all of my bookish sins…

I saw this tag on Secret Library Book Blog and thought it looked fun especially as I feel like doing some fun tags this year 🙂  It was originally created by  A Page of Jenniely and was supposed to be about being on the Christmas naughty list for book sins.  As ever there are rules which are as follows:

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#BookHaul: Walker Books February 2018 #MPBooks

I received some lovely book post recently from the wonderful people at Walker Books.  It’s a mixture of both children’s and teen books and I can’t wait to read them! 😀  I hope you like the look of some of these titles.

First for the children’s books, a mix of board books, paper picture books and a gift set! (descriptions from a brief email from Walker Books):

 

Walker Books February children's 2018
A selection of various books!

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#BookHaul: Bookbridgr February 2018 #MPBooks

I got this wonderful book post recently and wanted to share both the book and my excitement as I’ve been really looking forward to reading a good animal based story.

This book post is courtesy of Bookbridgr and the wonderful Hodder & Stoughton:

Bookbridgr February 2018 showing book and press release
I can’t wait to read this! 😀

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#BookReview: One Tiny Turtle by Nicola Davies & Jane Chapman #MPBooks

One Tiny Turtle book coverTitle: One Tiny Turtle

Author: Nicola Davies

Illustrator: Jane Chapman

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Children’s picture book, Non-fiction, Nature

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Description:  Watch one tiny sea turtle grow bigger and bigger – then follow her back to the beach where she was born…

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#BookReview: The Day Aliens (Nearly) Ate Our Brains by Tom McLaughlin #MPBooks

The Day Aliens Nearly Ate Our Brains book coverTitle: The Day Aliens (Nearly) Ate Our Brains

Author/Illustrator: Tom McLaughlin

Publisher: Walker Books

Genre: Children’s/Middle Grade fiction, Humour

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Description:  Best friends Freddy and Sal have accidently started a SPACE WAR with Alan, a grumpy alien brain muncher from Planet Twang.  Soon the police, NASA and world leaders are getting involved.  Freddy is about to become the MOST FAMOUS KID in his town, for all the wrong reasons…Wolverhampton, we have a PROBLEM.

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