BLOG: August 2019

  • Kidsbooksnz.blogspot have given Bonjour Lucy Bee a lovely review. "Fancy a quick trip to France?" they say. "All you need is a cuppa, a comfy place to read and this great book from Anne Ingram. Allons-y." After giving a synopsis, they comment that "The French phrases add a light handed authenticity, which coupled with the descriptive scene setting has you feeling like you are right there with Lucy. The plight of the refugees is handled well; there is no heavy lecturing, instead we are shown
    Posted: Friday 30 August 2019
  • Magpies Review
    Review of Bonjour Lucy Bee in the July Magpies Magazine, very heartening. Reviewer, Melissa Spark says that "There is nothing overly political in this book; only the truth about human relationships, identity and empathy." She describes the book as "gently tackling the topic of prejudice, tolerance and the current refugee crisis, encouraging the reader to employ sensitivity for people who are displaced." And goes on to say, "The easy way this is written genuinely asks the year 6 reader or inte
    Posted: Monday 12 August 2019

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