Monday, 2 August 2021

ANIME REVIEW: YU YU HAKUSHO SEASON 1 BLU-RAY


Yu Yu Hakusho Season 1 Blu-ray
FUNimation Entertainment
Rating: TV-PG/12
Subtitles: English
Aspect Ratio: 1.33.1
Release Date: 2/8/2021
Reviewed by: Sandra Scholes

There is a current trend with 90s anime series being re-released for a new more modern audience, updating the look of the animation without losing the original 90s appeal it had.

Saturday, 24 July 2021

CHILDREN'S BOOK REVIEW: TEA PARTY PARADE BY NICK SHARRATT


Tea Party Parade
Author: Nick Sharratt
Publisher: Barrington Stoke
ISBN: 978-1-80090-001-1
Pages: 61
Reviewed by: Sandra Scholes

From the author of Splash Day! comes Tea Party Parade part of the popular Little Gems series by book prize winner Nick Sherratt.

CHILDREN'S BOOK REVIEW: THE GREAT FOOD BANK HEIST BY ONJALI Q. RAUF


The Great Food Bank Heist
Author: Onjali Q. Rauf
Publisher: Barrington Stoke
ISBN: 978-1-78112-962-3
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes

There are books that get bonus points for being different or original, but author Onjali Rauf's new children's novel highlights the plight of most families struggling with paying the bills and putting food on the table.

Tuesday, 6 July 2021

CHILDREN'S MAGAZINE REVIEW: 100% WOW MAGAZINE ISSUE 9

100% Wow Magazine Issue 9 
Editor: Carly Squires
Publisher: Kennedy Publishing 
Reviewed by: Sandra Scholes

Like most young adult magazines around at the moment, they have bold, eye-catching covers and 100% Wow is no exception. 

Thursday, 3 June 2021

MANGA REVIEW: LOOK INTO MY EYES BY MIYAKO YOKO



Look Into My Eyes
Author: Miyako Yoko
Publisher: Star Fruit Books
Reviewed By: Sandra Scholes

There is now more choice than ever within the indie manga scene where manga artists can showcase their new work with online publishers who save money by not making print books. A simple click on a PDF etc can unlock a rich world of manga from Star Fruit Books who already have a great amount of manga to choose from. And as there have only been a handful of publishers around who have only made print manga, it is now easier to access new talent with a click.

Monday, 19 April 2021

CHILDREN'S BOOK REVIEW: ANIMAL FARM BY GEORGE ORWELL



Animal Farm
Author: George Orwell
Publisher: Barrington Stoke
ISBN: 978-1-78112-969-2
Pages: 246
Reviewed by: Sandra Scholes

Mr Jones, overlord of the animals at Manor Farm gets drunk at night and neglects to feed them. Major, the prize boar who every animal looks to for guidance holds a meeting he sees as important. It is about their future at the farm.