Tag: childrens

Review: Pennyroyal Academy, MA Larson

Review: Pennyroyal Academy, MA Larson

A young girl is lost in an enchanted forest, her only idea of where to go a flyer depicting a princess of the Pennyroyal Academy. The academy is taking in all sorts of boys and girls and training them to be princesses and knights, just like the famous Princess Cinderella and… Read more »

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Kids Corner: More Dragons!

Kids Corner: More Dragons!

If there’s one thing I love in a story, it’s dragons. I’m getting as many dragon books into my kids as I can so that they’ll love them too! I’ve actually already done one dragon post, but there are plenty more dragony books out there! Princess Daisy and the Dragon… Read more »

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Review: Monstrous, MarcyKate Connolly

Review: Monstrous, MarcyKate Connolly

This is Philippa and Angelya’s joint audio review for MarcyKate Connolly’s new stand-alone middle-grade fantasy book, Monstrous. The review is an extract from episode 21 of Tea in the Treetops Podcast, originally recorded on February 18, 2015. This is a spoiler-free review, although we do hint at how things turn out. You’ve been… Read more »

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Review: The Low Road, Daniel Kirk

Review: The Low Road, Daniel Kirk

“You take the high road, and I’ll take the low road…” I happened to be in the Junior section of my local library when I spied this enormous book with an elfin face peeking out along the spine. The Low Road is the first in a middle-grade series about Matt… Read more »

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Kids Corner: A Fairytale or Two

Kids Corner: A Fairytale or Two

So it’s a little late for last-minute Christmas gifts but if you need a present for the special little one in your life, here are a couple of ideas – fairytale retellings with a twist! A Bean, A Stalk and a Boy Named Jack by William Joyce Published October 2014… Read more »

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Review: The House of Puzzles, Richard Newsome

Review: The House of Puzzles, Richard Newsome

Gerald Wilkins is thirteen, and a billionaire. He inherited the money from his Great Aunt and moved from his home in Sydney to a life of luxury in England. I’m afraid I can’t tell you any more about the earlier events of this series because this, the fifth book, is… Read more »

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Review: The Feral Child, Che Golden

Review: The Feral Child, Che Golden

A wild and relentless story about Maddy and her cousins on a perilous quest to rescue Stephen from the Winter Queen’s court. It’s been a while since I picked up a middle-grade book so I was looking for an exciting one, and The Feral Child certainly didn’t disappoint – this dark faery… Read more »

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