Book Review: Mango & Bambang Superstar Tapir

Mango & Bambang Superstar Tapir Author: Polly Faber Illustrator: Clara Vulliamy ISBN-13: 978-1406361490 Publisher: Walker Books (2 Mar. 2017) Children’s Fiction Book – Hardcover 144 pages Guest reviewing this title for TSS is Kelly A along with her two age appropriate young children  We absolutely adore books and we read together and to each other … More Book Review: Mango & Bambang Superstar Tapir

Two Reviews of ‘INTO THE WATER’ by Paula Hawkins on its Publishing Day

INTO THE WATER Author Paula Hawkins ISBN 9780857524423 Published by DOUBLEDAY on 02 May 2017 Hardback RRP £20.00 An adult fictional book Crime Thriller/Adventure The first review is by Petrina M of The Midlands/Dorset, UK. Petrina states that she read the book in two days and couldn’t put it down. What is it that invites … More Two Reviews of ‘INTO THE WATER’ by Paula Hawkins on its Publishing Day

Book Review – The Handmaid’s Tale

The Handmaid’s Tale Hardcover: 318 pages Author: Margaret Atwood Illustrations by: Anna and Elena Balbusso Published by The Folio Society 2012 – Second printing 2017 RRP £38.95 An Adult Fictional Book – Classic Dystopian Themed Novel/Speculative Fiction OVERVIEW The Handmaid’s Tale has been in print for over 30 years so this review is more an evaluation … More Book Review – The Handmaid’s Tale

Book Review: Stitching with Beatrix Potter

ISBN 978-1-61745-610—7 Author:  Michele Hill Publisher: C&T Publishing (2 Feb. 2017) RRP £16.99 Content – 10 sewing and stitching projects based on stories and characters of Beatrix Potter. A couple of craft projects relate to Potter’s home at ‘Hill Top’ and the surrounding farmland in The Lake District, UK (now a National Trust property) Introduction Australian … More Book Review: Stitching with Beatrix Potter

Review of CALEB’S CAB – An Illustrated Storybook for Children

CALEB’S CAB Author Sally Chomet Illustrated by Sylvain Chomet Published by Walker Books in Hardback Release date 03 November 2016 RRP 12.99 A Children’s Fictional Book – for 8 years + Overview: Caleb’s Dad has vanished. Caleb has one clue of his Dad’s last movements and so he tries to solve the mystery. The Money … More Review of CALEB’S CAB – An Illustrated Storybook for Children

A Miscellany of MAGICAL BEASTS by Simon Holland – Book Review

A Miscellany of MAGICAL BEASTS by Simon Holland. Illustration contributions by Gary Blithe – David Demaret – Nelson Evergreen – John Howe – Mike Love – Kev Walker – Helen Ward – David Wyatt ISBN 978-1-4088-8195-8 Published by Bloomsbury in Hardcover – Release date 20 October 2016 RRP £14.99 A Children’s Picture Book (Hardback) Overview: … More A Miscellany of MAGICAL BEASTS by Simon Holland – Book Review

A Short Review of Paper Home – an origami project book

Breaking the origami rules somewhat because of the inclusion of the use of quick -drying glue, and some cutting techniques. Described as multi-modular origami creations in fact. Some projects require other objects either to hard wire, to present or to decorate, but not much more is needed than quality papers (some patterned) of differing densities and … More A Short Review of Paper Home – an origami project book

Craft Book Review – Mini Knitted Ocean by author Sachiyo Ishii

Review of Mini Knitted Ocean is by guest reviewer and novice knitter, Kelly A from Pontyclun I’m a fairly novice knitter, most of my accomplishments come in the form of scarves, so it was really nice to have a go at something different with this book. I love the quality of the book, the various projects within … More Craft Book Review – Mini Knitted Ocean by author Sachiyo Ishii

Review of MAKING GREAT ILLUSTRATION

ISBN 978-1-4081-2453-6 Making Great Illustration by Derek Brazell and Jo Davies (The Authors) Published by Bloomsbury (imprint A&C Black Visual Arts) Paperback Published 22.09.2011 Available at Amazon http://amzn.to/2awcgqt RRP £35.00 Published as an e-book 10.05.2016 RRP £34.00 CONTENT Introduction from The Authors Foreword (with 3 sub headings) 10 main Chapters The Photography Index The Authors … More Review of MAKING GREAT ILLUSTRATION