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The Girl, The Bear and The Magic Shoes

The Girl, The Bear and The Magic Shoes
Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks
Macmillan Children’s Books

Perhaps like me you have a particular penchant for shoes, especially trainers (and boots). 263 more words

Picture Books

Toddler Reads (Part 2) :: Parenting

One of my favourite questions to ask in the multiple Moms groups that I am part of is what book everyone is reading with their kids. 386 more words


Highway Rat Trail - Jeskyns Wood

Seeing various friends and contacts posting photos about Gruffalo trails and similar woodland walk adventures in their local forests was making me quite jealous, as there wasn’t anywhere (that I was aware of) local to us with anything similar. 564 more words

The Cook and the King

The Cook and the King
Julia Donaldson and David Roberts
Macmillan Children’s Books

In this tale the king, being of a hungry disposition is desperately seeking not a handsome rich prince to wed his daughter but, a cook. 248 more words

Picture Books

NEWTs Readathon 2018

In July I undertook the OWLs Readathon, and this month I’m taking part in the sequel, the NEWTs Readathon hosted by Book Roast.  You can take any subject which you have already ‘passed’ at OWL level, so I have 9 to choose from.  334 more words


And the moral of the story is??

As a new mother, who is trying her level best to get her daughter to fall in love with books as much as she does, I am constantly scouring Youtube sites and Instagram pages and Amazon bestseller lists in the hopes of discovering some great finds for my daughter. 1,256 more words


Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales

“Tiddler and Other Terrific Tales” is a celebration of storytelling and the imagination, with a playful use of puppets, props, music and lighting. All the little ones sitting near us laughed and smiled throughout the show, clapping along to the songs and bouncing around excitedly in their seats. 324 more words