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One day E will come home from nursery with all the clothes and hair things I sent her in. Last weekend she left a coat and a vest there, this week a jumper. 580 more words


A Squash and A Squeeze

I’m sure you are familiar with Julia Donaldson, author of The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and The Snail and The Whale.  You may be less familiar with her very first published book, A Squash and A Squeeze.  340 more words

Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler

Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson and Axel  Scheffler, paperback picture book, first published by Macmillan Children’s Books in 2001, this edition published by Macmillan Children’s Books in 2002. 155 more words

Book Review

The Gruffalo's Child

A few weeks ago I did a post called The Gruffalo about an international bestseller picture book.  In response to the post I learned about the sequel, … 61 more words

Picture Book

300 Picture Books Challenge #13

So this week we reached the halfway point of the 300 Picture Book Challenge – hooray! Our current tally now stands at 152 different books read since the start of the year.  241 more words

Baby Bookworm

More Favourites ...

Happy Saturday everyone.  Here are some more of my favourite picture books.  What are some of yours?  Did you have a favourite book growing up?  Share to feature on our blog. 1,347 more words

My Favourites

A doodle a day...

There’s a new doodley thing going on. It’s on Twitter, and goes by the cunning name of Daily Doodle. Every day a theme is tweeted, and folk submit a doodle. 161 more words