The girls and I picked out some of our favourite picture books and recorded a video chatting about them, and I thought I would share them in a blog post as well for you all! Some of these books were sent to us very kindly by the publishers (thank you!) to check out, and some are ones we’ve been given by family or bought ourselves.… Continue Reading “Our Favourite Picture Books”
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the lovely picture book Five Minutes’ Peace by Jill Murphy, Walker Books invited me to join in their blog tour, and sent me a little home pampering set. … Continue Reading “A recipe for Five Minutes’ Peace!”
This gift set from Parragon Books includes both a storybook and a double sided jigsaw. The illustrations are really fun, with bright colours and amusing cartoon animals. The book is a counting book, going up from one to ten, with different species of animals on each page, that have escaped from the zoo.… Continue Reading “Review: Spot a Lot Animals Storybook & Jigsaw”
Marshmallows for Martians is the sequel to one of Georgie’s favourite books, Spaghetti with the Yeti. The main character, George, is off for a second adventure to Mars in the hopes of meeting some Martians, so he can find out what sweets they like best.… Continue Reading “Review: Marshmallows for Martians, by Adam & Charlotte Guillain and Lee Wildish”
Georgie loves trains, and really enjoys anything Thomas the Tank Engine, so when we were sent this book to review she was incredibly excited! It’s a lovely big ABC book, with loads of flaps and interesting things to explore.
It is an ABC book, so the text goes “A is for Annie, B is for Bertie, C is for Call,” and so on. The variety of things chosen for each letter are great; not every letter is a train engine! Of course, the favourites are in there, and T is for Thomas! This book is an attractive square hardback book measuring around 25 x 25cm.… Continue Reading “Review: Thomas & Friends Amazing ABC”
This picture book is a story about accepting change, using the tale of a caterpillar changing into a butterfly. Little Caterpillar is initially resistant to the idea of becoming a butterfly, but eventually accepts that he will still be himself after the change, just with wings.… Continue Reading “Review: Everybody Loves Butterflies, by Tanis Taylor and Masumi Furukawa”