The Crayon Man - Story Snug

The Crayon Man author, Natascha Biebow, talks about ‘Why Reading Non-Fiction Books is the Bees’ Knees!’

The Crayon Man, by Natascha Biebow & Steven Salerno, is a colourful non fiction picture book which tells the story of Edwin Binney, the inventor of Crayola Crayons. It’s an absolutely fascinating read, crayons are such an integral part of our daily life but we had never considered how they were invented before!

The Last Human - Story Snug

The Last Human by Lee Bacon

In The Last Human, robots have taken over the world and humans are extinct. One day a young robot; XR_935, and his co-workers discover a human girl, Emma, and are thrown into quandary as they decide how to deal with the situation – they have always been told how evil humans are and how much better their world is without them.…

The Last Spell Breather - Story Snug

The Last Spell Breather by Julie Pike & Dinara Mirtalipova

The Last Spell Breather is a magical, action packed adventure which had us turning the pages until the end of the book. Mam is a spell breather, her spells keep the village of Penderin safe, and Rayne is her apprentice. But Mam has kept secrets from Rayne, secrets that Rayne uncovers when she is forced to make a dangerous journey out of the village to The Great Library.…

Catherine Bruton - Story Snug

Blogtour: No Ballet Shoes in Syria by Catherine Bruton

We are delighted to welcome author Catherine Bruton to Story Snug as part of her No Ballet Shoes in Syria blogtour. We absolutely love this book, it’s a real page turner and we couldn’t put it down. As well as being an entertaining and moving story it also gave us a fascinating insight into the experiences, challenges and difficulties faced by families who have been forced to flee from their home countries and resettle in new and unfamiliar lands.