With the promise of summer returning this week, I hope some of you will have the time to relax and enjoy a good book in the sun over the coming weeks. This month The Little Bookshop on Cookham High St has prescribed a much overlooked book for the kids and a hilarious, chick-lit, easy summer read by Sophia Money-Coutts.
THE PLUS ONE by SOPHIA MONEY-COUTTS
Polly’s not looking for ‘the one’, just the plus one… She’s single, turning thirty, but seriously, she’s fine. Even if she’s still stuck at Posh! magazine writing about royal babies and the chances of finding a plus one to her best friend’s summer wedding are looking worryingly slim. But it’s a New Year, a new leaf and all that. Polly’s determined that over the next 365 days she’ll remember to shave her legs, drink less wine and generally get herself together.
THE MAGIC FARAWAY TREE by ENID BLYTON
When Joe, Beth and Frannie move to a new home, an Enchanted Wood is on their doorstep. And, when they discover the Faraway Tree, it proves to be the beginning of many magical adventures! Join them and their friends Moonface, Saucepan Man and Silky the fairy as they discover which new land is at the top of the Faraway Tree. Will it be the Land of Spells, the Land of Treats, or the Land of Do-As-You-Please?