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What they bought

Feeling grumpy again. And I’m going to ignore Thumper’s mother for a few minutes.

It is a good thing that of the 100 biggest selling books in 2016 17 were children’s books. 318 more words



Occasionally I feel a little threadbear myself, not to mention washed out. But I’ve never featured in a Mick Inkpen book.

Here, 25 years on from his first appearance, we have Threadbear again, the slightly worn bear with no squeak. 116 more words


Kipper Competition

Kipper comes to Toddler Time from Monday 10 October 2016. Check our website for dates and times of screenings at your nearest Picturehouse Cinema.

To celebrate, the lovely folks at Hachette Children’s Group are giving away three sets of Kipper books by bestselling author Mick Inkpen. 114 more words


I Will Love You Anyway - an Inkpen new classic reviewed

I can’t even begin to describe what a find this beautiful book is!  It was published in 2015, so it’s relatively new, but my goodness I can see these books becoming collectors classics very quickly.   340 more words


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