• School Can Be Cool by Maleka Mamuji Kindle Edition // Review

    School Can be Cool is a wonderful collection of five short stories by the wonderful Maleka Mamuji who came to England when she was six years old from Kenya and uses her memories from her experiences as a child during those times, she wrote the book in the hopes to help children enjoy their own experiences at school which as we know can be full of scary and new situations. The first story ‘Rashida’s first day in a new school’ tells the tale of a little girl who comes Kenya to Manchester and has to start a brand new school in a new country, Rashida experiences the normal sorts of worries as any other child would, making new friends and being able to fit in and misses her old friends from her other school, she dreams that her new school headmistress is a grumpy woman and that her new teacher kept giving her hard work that she couldn’t do, many other fears occurred in her dream that caused her to wake up in a fright and hide under her bed which is where her mother finds her in the morning. after getting ready for the day she meets her new headmistress,… View Post

    AD // Helping Hand Stories by Sarah, Duchess of York // Review.

    Disclaimer – This review was meant to include a giveaway but due to COVID19 and not wanting to send out any unnecessary mail I have decided to do a simple review with a giveaway in the future when this is all over. thank you for understanding. “I had a conversation the other day with a mum who had recently read the stories to her young daughter.  She told me that, initially, she had been a little wary of raising such difficult topics with her innocent young child.  But, equally, she knew that her little girl would have to face such issues, probably sooner rather than later.  As they describe a fictional situation, the stories had been a relaxed way to introduce the topics and her daughter had engaged with them. She identified with the children portrayed in them and wanted to read them again a few days later, asking a number of questions.  Mum and Dad had felt very relieved that the topics were now ‘on the table’ and indeed the books were now literally on the bedside table to be referred to, when needed.” ~ Sarah, Duchess of York Helping Hand stories are a collection of short stories about every day life lessons… View Post