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Writer/illustrator interview: Nadia Shireen Part 2

 I promised the second part of the interview with writer illustrator Nadia Shireen, and by god I keep my promises, even on one of the most hottest days of the year lol.  830 more words


The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo. Julia Donaldson. Illustrated by Axel Scheffler. 1999. Macmillan Publishers. 24 pages.

“The Gruffalo” by Julia Donaldson follows a clever Mouse who claims to be dining with a Gruffalo to avoid being eaten on his way through the deep, dark wood. 404 more words

Children's Book

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

A couple of days ago, whilst reading Coralie Bickford-Smith’s gorgeous The Fox and The Star – when did books get so good looking? – we were merrily signing Fox and Star for obvious reasons and, on the page where Fox looks up and sees a sky full of stars – which always elicits a “Yay!” from her, so there’s some sense of following a narrative going on. 224 more words

British Sign Language

Charlie Cook's Favourite Book

Every child should have this book. I love the way it rhymes and every page connects as the story evolves. With the award winning rhymes and illustrations you expect from this brilliant duo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler have delivered another fantastic book. 19 more words


"What the ladybird heard...."

We are great fans of Julia Donaldson and one of our favourites that she is has written is “What the ladybird heard”. Julia has gone on to write “What the ladybird heard NEXT” and soon to be released “What the ladybird heard on holiday”. 246 more words

Great Reads

The Gruffalo’s Child by Julia Donaldson - O Filho do Grúfalo tradução Gilda de Aquino

O Filho do Grúfalo –  tradução Gilda de Aquino

O Grúfalo disse ao seu filhinho que não devia entrar na floresta sozinho.

– Por que não? 1,202 more words

Português English Livros Infantis Kids Books

A Stick Journey with Stick Man

You’re probably all familiar with the popular Julia Donaldson story ‘Stick Man’ where he ends up on a long and unexpected journey whilst out for his morning jog.   332 more words