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Writing in rhyme

Rhyming stories have always been popular with children.  From Hilare Belloc’s Cautionary Tales for Children to Tom Fletcher and Dougie Poynter’s The Dinosaur that Pooped… 996 more words


The Gruffalo - Book Review

A wonderful rhyming story about a clever mouse and a monster called Gruffalo, by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. As the mouse walks through the forest, he meets a fox, a snake, and an owl who each, in turn, invite him ‘for a meal’ (to be their meal, that is). 368 more words

Childrens Book

A new Gruffalo book please

Having two small children means I have been immersed in the world of Julia Donaldson for some time now. Her and Axel Scheffler have produced some of the best children’s books around and a night rarely goes by without a Julia Donaldson book being included in the bedtime story selection. 451 more words


The Gruffalo's Child Footprint Play

Little Pea has started walking and it is exhausting. For me, not so much for her. She only stops running when she’s asleep, so is probably the fittest person I know. 337 more words


Our top picks for baby books

Reading to your child, no matter their age, is a gift.  Think of all the places in the world where books are scarce, where people do not have access to the education that enables them to read.   668 more words


Pleasance Kidzone 2016

The Pleasance Kidzone is like an oasis during the hectic festival for parents…it’s full of craft activities, puppet shows, toys, picnic tables, a buggy park and thankfully some food stalls for that all important cup of coffee ! 309 more words

Animal Music

Just like an animal alphabet , with lots of creatures and musical instruments, sounds and noises. Quite a fun experience!!

  • Book Title: Animal Music
  • Author: Julia Donaldson…
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Board Book