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Book Week

It has been a bit of a trying week with the Lukester. He was a bit out of sorts at the start of the week and this has continued on to him being quite demanding and not wanting to let me out of sight for a minute. 195 more words

World Book Day Totoro

I thought I got away with world book day this year, my son announced that he was going as a dinosaur from Tyrannosaurus drip. He has a crocodile costume in his wardrobe and was happy to wear this and my daughter was convinced that her middle school wouldn’t ‘do dress up’. 266 more words

Kids Things

We're more about the books than the costumes this #WorldBookDay

World Book Day has been lurking in the back of my mind for a wee while, thanks mostly to nursery newsletters. But every year I forget that February is a short month, so events in early March (including husband’s birthday, oops!) come around all too suddenly. 708 more words


Help! I'm a PictFictAddict!

One of my PGCE tutors recently began her introduction to the world of children’s literature by spinning the saddest of yarns. She told the tale of a gift and a talent for reading, of being led at an early age away from the comfort of picture books and into a new world of…chapter books ! 997 more words


Tiddler - Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. Reviewed by Starflight (5)

This book is about a fish called Tiddler. He’s always late for school because he’s always going on an adventure. Tiddler rides on a seahorse, dives with a dolphin and when Miss Skate calls out the register, still no Tiddler in class! 57 more words

Picture Books

The Further Adventures of the Owl and the Pussycat by Julia Donaldson

Published: 2013
 Puffin Books
Illustrator: Charlotte Voake
Pages: 32
Format: Hardcover Picture Book
★   ★   ★   ★  – 4 Stars

The Owl and the Pussy-cat sailed away In a beautiful blue balloon . 389 more words

4 Stars

Storytime: Superworm

Year: 2012
Author: Julia Donaldson
Illustrator: Axel Scheffler

Superworm is super-long.
Superworm is super-strong.
Watch him wiggle! See him squirm!
Hip, hip, hooray for SUPERWORM! 25 more words