Big Kids Book Club – Monthly Wrap up: April

Hey hey hey! It’s a new month and April flew by, and all of us at the Big Kids HQ are super busy with life, the universe, and everything. Therefore, instead of a normal monthly chat up we’re having a quick breakdown of all the stuff we’ve been reading and enjoying this month. Marcus ThisContinue reading “Big Kids Book Club – Monthly Wrap up: April”

Big Kids Book Club Podcast Archives – Dan Walker

We’ve met a lot of new friends join the #BigKidsBookClub since we started back in 2020 so today we’re opening the archive and our episode with Dan Walker *COMPETITION IS CLOSED* https://anchor.fm/bigkidsbookclubpodcast/embed/episodes/Episode-5-Big-Kids-Book-Club—Author-Interview-Dan-Walker-ek4211 #kidsbooks#middlegrade#blog#bookblogs#books#librarians#teachers

Mid-Week Review: The Wizard In My Shed: The Misadventures of Merdyn the Wild

Welcome back for another Mid-Week review, a book review in the middle of the week (it’s kind of obvious by the title haha). Let’s take a look at this week’s book! —————– This week’s review is: The Wizard In My Shed: The Misadventures of Merdyn the Wild by Simon Farnaby Publisher: Hachette Children’s Group AgeContinue reading “Mid-Week Review: The Wizard In My Shed: The Misadventures of Merdyn the Wild”

Big Kids Book Club Podcast Archives – Alastair Chisholm

#BigKidsBookClub is back! Sorry for the extended break – life, the universe, and all of that getting in the way, but 2022 is set to bring the podcast roaring to new life. As we wait for content to get back up and running, we take a look into the archives of the podcast to listen againContinue reading “Big Kids Book Club Podcast Archives – Alastair Chisholm”

Episode 90: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Rab Ferguson

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Rab Ferguson, debut author of the Landfill Mountains, joins us on the show! Rab and I chatted about switching from short stories to his first full-length novels, writing about climate change, and writing stories within stories. Rab was a great guest toContinue reading “Episode 90: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Rab Ferguson”

Mid-Week Review: The Landfill Mountains

This week’s episode features: —————————————– Landfill Mountains by Rab Ferguson Publisher: Onwe Press Age Range: 12+ Genre(s): Young Adult, Post-Apocalypse Page Count: 384 Star Rating:  5⭐ (out of 5) A beautiful book written with care and passion for the underlying subject. At the surface what you think you have is a simple Post-Apocalyptic YA, but hiddenContinue reading “Mid-Week Review: The Landfill Mountains”

Tuesday TBR Teasers

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club. It’s Tuesday, so what should we talk about today? How about new books! Each week we look at a book that’s either just been released or soon to be hitting shelves, but either way they should be on your wish lists! This week: LandfillContinue reading “Tuesday TBR Teasers”

Episode 89: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Ruth Estevez

Hey hey hey! Welcome back to this week’s Author Interview. In this episode, Ruth Estevez, debut author of The Monster Belt joins us on the show! Ruth and I chatted about how growing up in Yorkshire shaped her, working on tv script to writing full length novels Ruth was a great guest to have onContinue reading “Episode 89: Big Kids Book Club Author Interview: Ruth Estevez”

Mid-week Review: Rebel Animals At-Risk: Stories of Survival

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome to our Mid-Week review!! Each week, we’re going to be reviewing a Middle Grade or Young Adult novel and giving you the scoop on whether it’s any good! Our rating system for non-fiction is out of 5 stars with the following categories being looked at: Purpose, Style, Authority, Usefulness All theContinue reading “Mid-week Review: Rebel Animals At-Risk: Stories of Survival”

Tuesday TBR Teasers

Hey, hey, hey! Welcome back to the Big Kids Book Club. It’s Tuesday, so what should we talk about today? How about new books! Each week we look at a book that’s either just been released or soon to be hitting shelves, but either way they should be on your wish lists! This week: TheContinue reading “Tuesday TBR Teasers”