When Tara visits her attic and comes across an old chest with different costumes in, she only has to wonder what she'll be today, run 'widdershins' around the chest and she's transported to a wonderful new adventure.
In Eagle-Eyed Pilot Tara finds herself in a captain's outfit in the cockpit of a passenger aeroplane. Can she handle the controls and decide how best to navigate a dangerous storm? Of course she can!
And what will she do with the treasure she finds - keep it, share it with her passengers or something else?
This is a genuinely brilliant book for children, and my six year old loved it. He awarded it 100 out of 100! At two, toddler girl enjoyed looking at the pictures, and it was lovely to read them both the same story at bedtime.
In our world seemingly saturated with gender stereotypes and stories of horrible or angelic children, it's really lovely to welcome Tara Binns into our lives. As a strong, capable and female lead character with morals, she is a brilliant example to our kids. I hope both my two kids share her vision that they can do anything they want to.
But the best thing about the book is that all those good things are a result of a great story, wonderful rhymes and brilliant illustrations. In no way does this feel like a book you 'should' be reading, it's definitely a book the whole family will WANT to read. We will absolutely definitely buy all the other books in the series, and I would love to see Tara on the TV!
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Disclaimer: I was sent two copies of this book, one for review and one to giveaway as a prize. All thoughts are, as ever, my own.
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- You must be resident in the UK to enter. Prize will be shipped to a UK address.
- Competition runs from 17th March until 23:59 on 31st March 2015.
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- There is one prize. The prize is one hard copy of Tara Binns, Eagle Eyed Pilot by Lisa Rajan. There is no alternative.
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