Sir Terry is most definitely back on form with this one. Even though I hit a month-long reading slump just as I started it (it and about 6 other books in an attempt to break the slump) I finally got back on track about a week ago and spent an enjoyable few days, running around Victorian sewers with Dodger and his friends.
It felt like that bit in other books between the big starts and exciting endings where a lot of the important and interesting stuff takes place, but isn’t as exciting as the rest…
Due: 08 October 2009 ‘Nuff said.
In a move that is sure to increase the size of many a reader’s wishlist (including mine!) UK national newspaper, The Guardian has announced the longlist for it’s annual Children’s Fiction prize. The announcement of the winner of the £1,500 prize will be announced on 8 October 2009, following the unveiling of the shortlist in September. A panel of judges… Read more →
The snow came down so thickly, it formed fragile snowballs in the air that tumbled and melted as soon as they landed on the horses lined up along the dock. This one was my Christmas present to myself, and I’m so glad I snapped up the limited edition version, as I feel it captures the ‘mood’ of the book much… Read more →