We recently got O a bundle of new books for bedtime, from Waterstones, and amongst them was one of the most beautiful and meaningful books I’ve ever seen. Leaf, by Sandra Dieckmann (Author and Illustrator), is a simple story about a Polar Bear who washes up on the shore of the Wild Wood. All the… Continue reading Leaf – Sandra Dieckmann
The first book in a trilogy, followed by a conjoining trilogy. A story of magic, social class, romance and finding yourself, written in the appropriate 3rd person narrative allowing us to delve into the sights of various characters.
'Tell me how you want your story to go, he says, and we'll write it straight across the sand.'
At last I have finished The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern. It was a nice, easy read and had plenty of different writing techniques. The book was separated into 5 parts, part 5 being exceptionally short. You are thrust straight into an unusual world full of magic conveyed as illusions, which is cleverly written by… Continue reading The Night Circus