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Grill Pan Eddy

I’m not completely convinced by the title or front cover of this book, by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross.  Whilst your curiosity is piqued by the image, combined with the title it seems too narrow a perspective on a book which has more to it than the cover suggests. 433 more words


Polar Exchanges

Poles Apart
Jeanne Willis & Jarvis
Nosy Crow
Polar Bears live at the North Pole, penguins at the South Pole and never the twain shall meet, or do they? 576 more words

Picture Books

3 for 1 - Kerrygold recipe, book review & giveaway

It is always a nice surprise when you receive an expected parcel in the post. But this one amazed me. Fancy opening the box and discovering a grassy meadow inside! 445 more words


"Chicken clicking" a picture book about internet safety.

I noticed “Chicken clicking” by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross in the library and picked it up for a read. Internet safety for kids is a topic I worry about particularly for the future. 162 more words

Great Reads

Jeanne Willis, butter and how to draw a cow

While we’re in a farmyard mood, I was quite pleased to find the two page advert for butter in the Guardian Weekend the other weekend. Surprised, but pleased, because it featured a large photo of Bookwitch favourite Jeanne Willis. 310 more words


It's Monday! What Are You Reading? May Day Reading!

It’s Monday and I’m happy to be participating in a weekly event with a community of bloggers who post reviews of books that they have read the previous week.  783 more words


Slug Needs a Hug, written by Jeanne Willis and illustrated by Tony Ross (Andersen Press)

Another fine offering from the Willis and Ross team!

Poor young Slug is desperately sad as his mummy never hugs him. So he asks the other animals for advice. 117 more words

Picture Books