Interview: Rehan Khan

Rehan Khan is a talented Dubai-based author and history buff. He bases his stories on historical events, integrating plenty of gripping action and suspense. Mr Khan is the author of 'A King’s Armour' and 'A Tudor Turk', which was nominated for the Carnegie Medal in 2020. He recently very kindly agreed to be interviewed by... Continue Reading →

Interview: Daniela Frongia

Daniela Frongia is a talented children's book illustrator and an artist. She recently very kindly agreed to be interviewed by me. 1. Can you tell me a little about yourself, where you are from and your background? I come from Italy, more specifically from a small village in Sardinia. Since I was 4 years old,... Continue Reading →

A Tudor Turk, by Rehan Khan

An excerpt from Chapter 1 A Tudor Turk is a story set in the year 1591. The story revolves around two main characters, Will Ryde and Awa Maryam Al-Jameel. Will Ryde is a 16-year-old galley slave from London. He longs to go back to his home country and meet his mother after he was taken... Continue Reading →

My Top 4 Reads for Spring Break

It’s spring break and I have compiled a selection of books that you should read. Remember to comment on your views on each of the books if you read them. 4. Pick your Poison, Lauren Child Ruby Redfort is a 13-year-old secret agent who works for, Spectrum 8, a spy agency. She lives in Twinford... Continue Reading →

How to Start a Bullet Journal

This post is the first in my series of Bullet Journal posts and tells you all about starting your very own bullet journal. From what your first page should be, to essential spreads, this post is everything about the popular trend, bullet journaling. .. NUMBERING YOUR PAGES / CREATING AN INDEX This is one of... Continue Reading →

Thunderstruck, by Ali Sparkes

Alisha and Theo, students at Beechwood Junior, are doing their very best to avoid Sports Day. Whilst hiding underneath a tree in the Common, they get caught in a thunderstorm. A tree is the worst place for shelter, but they only realise that seconds before they both get struck by lightning. It wasn’t exactly what... Continue Reading →

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