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Ruth Reviews The Night Gardener by The Fan Brothers

Blurb: “William discovers that the tree outside his window has been sculpted into a wise owl. In the following days, more topiaries appear, and each one is more beautiful than the last. Soon, William’s gray little town is full of color and life. And though the mysterious night gardener disappears as suddenly as he appeared,… Continue reading Ruth Reviews The Night Gardener by The Fan Brothers

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Value Kid’s Books – The Crow’s Tale & The Bear and the Piano

I picked both of these paperbacks up from Waterstones for £6.99 each. The Crow’s Tale by Naomi Howarth. The beautiful vibrant colour attracted my eye immediately. The story is completely intriguing with a fable feel. At first I thought it was a retelling of the Icarus fable but the twist at the end was a… Continue reading Value Kid’s Books – The Crow’s Tale & The Bear and the Piano

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Ruth Reviews Mog’s Christmas Calamity by Judith Kerr

Story It’s the night before Christmas and the Thomas family are dreaming peacefully, apart from Mog! Her tail gets tangled up in tinsel which catches fire and spreads to the house. Mog leads the fire brigade to the house but Christmas is ruined. The story ends when all the neighbours bring Christmas to the Thomas’… Continue reading Ruth Reviews Mog’s Christmas Calamity by Judith Kerr

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Ruth Reviews Butterfly Park by Elly McKay

Story The story in Butterfly Park was simple and easy to follow. The main character wants to bring butterflies back to the park. The story is about how she goes about achieving that, what she tries to do on her own, then together with people from the town. It was adorable and touching. Characters The… Continue reading Ruth Reviews Butterfly Park by Elly McKay

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Ruth Reviews and Interviews – The Curly-Tailed Cat by Lexington Alexander

I have had the privilege of receiving a free copy of this book from the author in return for a non-biased review, and I welcome Lex to my blog for an author interview! After being teased about his curly cat tail, Curry ventures out and searches for a way to straighten it forever! When things… Continue reading Ruth Reviews and Interviews – The Curly-Tailed Cat by Lexington Alexander

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Ruth Reviews – Miss Hazeltine’s Home for Shy and Fearful Cats by Alicia Potter

Miss Hazeltine looks after shy and fearful cats. She tries to teach them how to be real cats, to purr, pounce and not fear the broom! When Miss Hazeltine gets stuck in the woods, will the cats be brave enough to rescue her? Story I thought the story was cute and simple with a lovely,… Continue reading Ruth Reviews – Miss Hazeltine’s Home for Shy and Fearful Cats by Alicia Potter

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Ruth Reviews – The Five Misfits by Beatrice Alemagna

There were five of them altogether. Five misfits. The five had never amounted to much in life, nor did they feel like doing anything. And then one day, from who knows where, came an extraordinary fellow… When Mr Perfect comes to stay, the five misfits find themselves questioning what their purpose in life is. Can… Continue reading Ruth Reviews – The Five Misfits by Beatrice Alemagna

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Ruth Reviews Grandad’s Island by Benji Davies

“This new book deals with the emotional topic of losing a grandparent. Subtly told, this beautifully illustrated book tackles a difficult subject with great sensitivity and depth.” Story Syd travels with his Grandad to a beautiful tropical island to hang out. At the end of their visit Grandad decides to stay on the island and… Continue reading Ruth Reviews Grandad’s Island by Benji Davies