The Cornish Seal Sanctuary - blog post image

The Cornish Seal Sanctuary

The charity of the month for April is The Cornish Seal Sanctuary and I was absolutely thrilled when one of my favourite writers, Su Bristow, prize-winning author of the fabulous Sealskin, a novel based on the selfie legend (one of my top three adult reads of 2017) agreed to come on the site and introduce the charity. Thank you and welcome Su:-
 

The Woodland Trust - blog post image

The Woodland Trust

The charity of the month for March was chosen by Susan Russell, author of A Jar Full of Angel Feathers reviewed on The Bookshelf last year.   

Action For Conservation - blog post image

Action For Conservation

I've made no secret of my adoration of The Lost Words (reviewed here) so it won't surprise you to learn that February's Charity is Action For Conservation, dedicated to inspiring young people to take action for the natural world and to the next generation of conservationists.  

The Storm Keepers Island - blog post image

The Storm Keepers Island

When Fionn Boyle sets foot on Arranmore Island, it begins to stir beneath his feet ... 

 

Teachers - have you discovered @BookPenPals? A new initiative pairing authors & illustrators with schools to make reading recommendations via postcards. They're pretty oversubscribed, but if you're interested it might be worth getting your name on the waiting list. They have some fabulous authors on board.