Sharon F. Jones | Children's book blogger

A blog about an aspiring children's author who has views, loves shoes and writes book reviews.

Why hello! We survived the summer holidays and the children are back to school (hooray), but one of the great things about September is with that a nip in the air, it’s a great time to get ready for the autumn nights ahead. So here are some choice reads that I recommend. For pre-schoolers, Trudi Eseberger’s The Boy Who Lost His Bumble (Child’s Play) tells the tale of a young boy who loves bees. He loves them so [&hellip

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Yo daddio’s Happy Father’s Day! As I’ve been busy making breakfast, lunch and dinner today (hold on, what’s new?) and giving my other half a break (hold on, what’s new?), I’ll keep this brief. Here are two fab picture books which will delight daddy dearest. Daddy Is My Hero by Dawn Richards and Jane Massey is the sweetest story between a young boy and his dad. This dad isn’t your common or garden variety, who [&hellip

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Head over to your bookshelf right now and count the number of children’s books you have featuring characters from an ethnic background. Go on, I’ll wait. Cripes, that was quick. When I was growing up, it was pretty much the same picture. Very limited. Other than perhaps Anansi the Spider-Man, I can barely remember stories which featured lead black characters as a young child. Now that could have been down to my busy working parents [&hellip

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