The Highland Falcon, Britain’s famous steam train, is set to depart for one last journey around England and Scotland, calling at Balmoral to collect a Prince and Princess and returning to Paddington. Harrison Beck’s Uncle Nat loves steam trains, writes books and articles about travel and trains and he has a ticket for this wonderful trip. Harrison’s mum is expecting a baby any minute now so she sends Harrison off on the train with his uncle. Four days on a train! thinks Harrison, there are no other children and it will be boring. So begins a fast speed journey, with a motley selection of guests on board.
100 years ago, in 1920, the Story of Doctor Dolittle was first published. The world was introduced to a Doctor who although he treated people, preferred animals even more. After all his human patients had deserted him, put off by his growing menagerie of animals, he starts to run out of money. His parrot, Polynesia, teaches him the language of birds and then other animal languages.Continue reading “Book Review: The Story of Doctor Dolittle by Hugh Lofting”
Hi everyone, I’ve just realised how long it’s been since I did a update and new series blog. Apologies. I have been transferring computers from a loved and trusted Windows 7 with Microsoft Office 2010 to Windows 10 and LibreOfice. I’ve also started using Simplenote which came up as a free alternative to OneNote which I had been using to add the book titles as I added them on to the www.childrensbooksequels.co.uk website. So there’s a long list of titles and series. Click on the series name and the link will take you to the right page on the www.childrensbooksequels.co.uk website.
A bit late with this update for September, but I have been enjoying the events at the Bath Festival of Children’s Literature. Lots of great authors and excited children running around the city. So anyway, here’s the list of new series and additions added to www.childrensbooksequels.co.uk Click on the title and it will take you to the right page on the website. Happy Reading:Continue reading “New series and updates added September 2019”
This is the sequel to “A Curse So Dark and Lonely” where we met Harper, transported from D. C. to the parallel universe of Emberfall to break a curse that Prince Rhen is under. We also met Grey, Rhen’s guard commander. “A Curse so Dark and Lonely” was Rhen and Harper’s story and this new sequel follows Grey and his struggles with himself as discovers his true identity. Continue reading “Book Review: A Heart So Fierce and Broken by Brigid Kemmerer”