Book Review – The Exploits of Moominpappa

This is not the usual picture book that I’ve come to know of the Moomin series. The story is text-based and is aimed at children 10 years and up. It has an interesting title – Exploits of Mommipappa. Of course if you’ve not read any of the Moomin books, you would wonder what is a…

Book Review – Outraged

Let me just say that before I even read this book, I knew I was going to enjoy reading it. You see I heard Dotty Charles being interviewed on the radio and thought that this lass from the UK has so much gusto, passion and intelligence when she talks about social injustices in our social…

Book Review – Moomin and the Golden Leaf

This is a reminiscing and longing-for-a-friend kind of story. Moomin finds a golden leaf while picking berries for a punch that Moominmamma is making for the Autumn Ball that night. It would have been great if Moomin could find a tree with all golden leaves so he could give them as gifts to his friends….

Book Review – My Year of Living Mindfully

I heard about this book when the author was being interviewed on the radio. I thought her book sounded interesting and I listened to it at the time when I was also suffering from a lack of sleep (that’s another story for another time). So I immediately checked if the book was held at my…

Book Review – The Invisible Guest in Moominvalley

This is a story about a girl who started off as invisible and eventually found her ‘anger’ and became visible. Too-ticky brought an invisible guest in the Moomin family home. The Moomin family welcomed her especially Moominmamma who made her a dress and gave her medication/potion to make her visible again. Moominmamma looked after her…