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"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

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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

Book Review: Susan Laughs / Jeanne Willis / Tony Ross

Published by Anderson Press / ISBN 978 1842709900

Susan laughs, she spins, she throws, she feels…she does and is many things. She is also in a wheelchair. 13 more words

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Book Review: Chicken Clicking / Jeanne Willis / Tony Ross / Picture Book

Published by Anderson Press / ISBN 978 1783441617

A timely warning to those who hope to find easy friendship on the Internet. Not everything is… 72 more words

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Brilliant Bedtime Books: Hippospotamus

Written by Jeanne Willis, Illustrated by Tony Ross

Hippopotamus had a spotamus… on her bottamus!

Oh Jeanne, you had me at “bottamus”. And Tony – any man who can draw a binoculared ladybird examining a hippo’s spot(amus) on said bott(amus) is okay by me.

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