New Halloween Read coming soon

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Young Ebenezer – Confronts the School Bully

First of all Happy Weekend Book Lovers, sorry we have not been around for a while would you believe we are actually writing. It’s true, I kid you not. So during #CampNaNoWriMo we worked on our poetry book Butterflies & Blue Skies ~ Poetry & Prose 2′ but we got off course and picked up on our #Selkie Folklore story.

Today however, we went off on a completely different tangent, but it was very productive. We actually completed the second book in the Young Ebenezer series. This time Young Ebenezer gets to go ‘Trick or Treating’ for the very first time. Sadly Jacob Marley the school bully is out stealing all the candy from the other boys and girls.

With the help of Grandfather Time and Miss Ruby Heart (me of course) we hope to get Jacob to change his ways.

Young Ebenezer Teaser on YouTube

Young Ebenezer Sample Pages

We are currently checking out images to put in the print version of the book, we have been looking at bright pumpkin edging from Dreamtime or dark bat and pumpkin edging from 123rf . Click the imagebelow, opens in a new tab for ease of reading.

Page Samples

As the book is aimed at younger readers we are favouring the bright page trims at the top of the image. However, we would love to know what your thoughts are? Leave us a little comment in the box below.

Thank you for visiting

Happy Reading

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#RubyTubeDay 03 ‘The Sheep Won’t Sleep’

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The Sheep Won’t Sleep

by Curtis Jobling & Tom McLaughlin

We are big fans of sheep, and if you were to visit our home you would find sheep everywhere. There are coasters and cups with sheep, tea-towels sporting sheep. We have several toy sheep and even a noughts and crosses sheepy game. So there really was no doubt that we would love this beautiful and engrossing picture book. Check out the Miss Ruby Heart review on YouTube.

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We give this book 4 Paws & a Lick

4 paws plus

Full Review on Goodreads

The Sheep Won’t Sleep!The Sheep Won’t Sleep! by Curtis Jobling

My rating: 5 of 5 stars


We love all things sheepy so we could not help but fall in love with this wonderful story. It is all about a sleepy sheep dog who has to put one hundred naughty sheep to bed but…

The Sheep Won’t Sleep

This phrase is used throughout the book encouraging little ones to join in the reading. It is a fun, bright, colourful rhyming read.

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#RubyTubeDay 02 ‘No-Bot the Robot with No Bottom’

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02 no bot the robot

No-Bot, the Robot with No Bottom

by Sue Hendra

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We give this book 4 Paws

4 paws

Full Review on Goodreads

No-Bot, the Robot with No BottomNo-Bot, the Robot with No Bottom by Sue Hendra

My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This is s bright, fun silly story about Bernard the robot who loses his bottom whilst in the park. Young readers will enjoy flicking through the pages and trying to find the bottom that is used for many different things. It is even used down on the beach.

It’s a story of friendship and how everyone comes together to try and help Bernard find his bottom.

A real laugh out loud story.

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New Year, New Books & New Reviews

Happy New Year & Happy Reading 2019

Well we finally managed to upload the featured books from our Advent Calendar event, We hope you enjoyed it? We added so many books to our TBR List so hopefully time permitting we will get to read lots and review them for you too.

YouTube Reviews

The amazon man called by today with a special delivery, yes he actually delivered a parcel on a Sunday. We are so glad he did because guess what he delivered, our new reading log book. A special book to record all the wonderful books that we will be reading through the year. Take a peek in our video.

My Talking Pet App

The secret behind the video is a wonderful little app I discovered through my friend and fellow dog blogger Sandy. Visit her with owner Deb McEwan by clicking HERE

my talking pet app

It is so simple to use (well we used it OK) Take a photo or choose from your photo gallery, then speak into the microphone to see your pet realistically speak back to you. Why not check it out. Have Fun.


Well time is moving on and we want to go read some more children’s books and create more mini reviews for you.

Happy Reading


Day 24 Ruby’s Advent Calendar

Day 24 Ruby’s Advent Calendar Final Day

Well may we wish you once again a very Happy New Year we hope you enjoyed checking out all the wonderful children’s books. Don’t forget to share with your book lover friends and let them know they are still able to peek behind the advent calendar doors. Happy Reading for 2019.


Today’s Featured Author was Rose English

To find out more about Rose visit her Facebook page HERE

Today’s Featured Book was

Seal Mother~A Selkie Tale in Verse

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Happy Reading


Day 23 Ruby’s Advent Calendar

Day 23 Ruby’s Advent Calendar

We have loved every moment of this little event, we are truly sorry for the delay in sharing all the books that were behind the advent calendar doors. Don’t forget you can still go take a look. Happy Reading.


Today’s Featured Author was Claudette Melenson

Hi to find out more about Claudette and her bunnies visit her Facebook page HERE

Today’s Featured Book was

Teggie Wants a Hippo for Christmas

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We love the stories by this author and the illustrations are bright and happy. Check them out over on Amazon.


Happy Reading


Day 22 Ruby’s Advent Calendar

Day 22 Ruby’s Advent Calendar

You are still able to take a peek behind the windows of the advent calendar even though we are into the New Year and lots of new books to read. Enjoy & Happy Reading.


Today’s Featured Author is Sue Wickstead

To find out more about Sue visit her Facebook page HERE

Today’s Featured Book was

The Christmas Play Rehearsal

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Happy Reading