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Children's Corner - The Great Jumperee by Julia Donaldson

This gorgeous new book by Julia Donaldson is sure to delight little children, perfect to cuddle up with!

Rabbit is on his way home one day when he hears an alarming voice coming from his burrow, 118 more words

Reading And Reviewing

Books | Zog and the Flying Doctors 

Today it’s time for another look at a book from our pocketnannies bookshelf. We’re big fans of Julia Donaldson and we’ve lost count of the amount of times we’ve read her books. 226 more words


The Tao of Pooh and the Te of Piglet: The principles of Taoism demonstrated by Winnie-the-Pooh and Piglet, by Benjamin Hoff

This week, a philosophy book with a twist: illustrating an ancient Chinese philosophy through a staple of 20th century British children’s fiction.

In The Tao of Pooh and the Te of Piglet, … 537 more words


Book Review: The Penderwicks series by Jeanne Birdsall

Here we have another book review, readers! This review, however, focuses on a series which can loosely be referred to as The Penderwicks, from the title of the first novel. 728 more words

Book Reviews

Character Quotes: The Great Snowball Escapade.

As they turned the corner onto Wil’s street, they stopped. They all stared toward Wil’s house.

“Where’s the snowman?” Wil cried.

“What could have happened to it?” Joey asked. 136 more words

Character Quotes

Children's Corner- Emily and the Spellstone by Michael Rubens

Do not under rate the power of magic… or this book!

This is a five star read and more; I loved it.

Emily is a twelve year old with all the familiar problems;  parents that don’t understand her, an over-bearing older sister and an annoying younger brother. 310 more words

Children's Books

Children's Corner - The Mr Men and Little Miss Books

For my children’s feature this week, rather than a single review I would like to pay homage to the Mr Men and Little Miss series by the late, Roger Hargreaves. 252 more words

Children's Books