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A Little Thing Called Stories - The Early Years

Welcome to the new segment of stories on A Little Thing Called.. this time its all about stories. Whilst this strand will look at mainly at the world of books, it will also go into different strands of stories such as stories in music videos, songwriters, film, television etc. 422 more words


Kipper's Visitor

For World Book Day I was sent a darling little goose – well, gosling – who says ‘honk’ a lot.

I’ve not previously come into close contact with picture book WBD offerings, and this was a delight. 83 more words


Library Book Roundup: "Kipper's Book of Opposites", "Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes", and "I Love You As Much"

Some of what we’ve been reading and re-reading the last couple of weeks.

Kipper’s Book of Opposites by Mick Inkpen, 1994. Red Wagon Books (Harcourt Brace & Company). 1,211 more words


Presents, Presents and More Presents

The Best Christmas Present Ever!
Ben Mantle
Macmillan Children’s Books
Bear is back with another present enterprise: Christmas present creating this time, and he has to be quick because, as Squirrel informs him excitedly, “FOUR SLEEPS TILL CHRISTMAS!” But Bear has forgotten to get a present for his best pal. 482 more words

Picture Books


Why did I never read Kipper to Offspring? This 25-year-old is very appealing, and the mother of Offspring’s friends down the road swore by Mick Inkpen. 286 more words


Week 98: Books for Birthdays

The lovely KatePonders has had a birthday. A visit from bestest-friend-in-the-whole-world, a morning’s shooting at clays (we know how to live) and an unfeasibly large amount of cake: we may have stumbled on the recipe for the perfect birthday celebrations. 916 more words

I Will Love You Anyway/How to Be a Dog

I Will Love You Anyway
Mick and Chloë Inkpen
Hodder Children’s Books
We share a puggish pup’s thoughts directed at his small boy owner in this delicious book from the Inkpen father and daughter team. 430 more words

Picture Books