Stortime Saturday: Franklin’s Emporium

Storytime Saturday a weekly blog feature showcasing any new books we’ve been reading with Erin, reviewing picture books and talking about our monthly library haul! Basically, Storytime Saturday is all about books! This week I’m talking about Franklin’s Emporium: The White Laced Gloves by Gill Vickery. Welcome to Franklin’s Emporium – the department store where there’s magic on every floor! When Alex is sent to Golden Bay for the summer she just wants be left in peace to read her books. Unfortunately, her cousin Maisie has other ideas and makes Alex go shopping for some white lace

Storytime Saturday: Captain Pug by Laura James

Unfortunately, Storytime Saturday has been a bit hit and miss since I started the feature. However, this week it’s back and I’m reviewing a Captain Pug by Laura James. Captain Pug: The Dog Who Sailed The Seas. What a title! This is the first in a brand new illustrated series so future books will focus on Pug doing different things! I jumped at the chance to be able to review this book. Pug is going on a seafaring adventure. He’s had jam tarts for breakfast. He’s wearing a smart sailor suit. There’s just one problem. Pug