Enid Blyton Books – The Famous Five

I was around 9 years old when I got my first Enid Blyton book – The Wishing Chair. Ever since that moment I’ve been a huge Enid Blyton fan and I can’t wait for my girls to discover her books. Recently I got the chance to have a look at and read all the Famous Five books again from Books2Door.…

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Blog Tour: The Girl in the Pink Raincoat Review and Giveaway

Today it’s my turn on the blog tour for The Girl in the Pink Raincoat by Alrene Hughes. I’m hosting a review and giveaway of this wartime saga set in Manchester in a raincoat factory. Book Description When a factory girl and a Jewish businessman fall in love it seems that the whole world is against them. Manchester, 1939. On…

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Win a Selection of Reading and Activity Books from Oxford University Press

Would you like to win a selection of reading and activity books tailored to the correct stage for your child?  Well at the bottom of this post you can, but first here is a little bit of info about this fantastic new range from the Oxford University Press. Having spoken with parents of young children as part of extensive market…

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Blog Tour: The Silver Ladies of London by Lesley Eames

Today for #BookReviewMondays I’m please to start off the blog tour for The Silver Ladies of London by Lesley Eames. I will be sharing with you an extract of the book and hosting a giveaway for you to win your very own ebook copy. Book Description 1920’s London. Featuring four attractive heroines, a scandal, a secret and a silver Rolls…

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Blog Tour: Giveaway – Shadows in Heaven by Nadine Dorries

Today for #BookReviewMondays I’m on the blog tour for Shadows in Heaven by Nadine Dorries. I have read a few books by Nadine Dorries from the Lovely Lane series so was eager to read her new book. You have the chance to win a copy for yourself at the bottom of this page. Book Description In post-war Tarabeg, two women are…

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Max, Mouse and the Doll’s House Review and Giveaway

Check out our book this week for #BookReviewMondays Our latest book we have been reading is called Max, Mouse and the Doll’s House by Christine Johnson. Now I’m reading to two of them. Baby dottie is more alert now as she’s growing at nearly 9 weeks old, and baby girl is taking lots of interest in books now. I often…

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Competition – I Wish I Didn’t Quit: Music Lessons

Today I’m offering one of you the chance to win a copy of I Wish I Didn’t Quit: Music Lessons by Nathan Holder. The book centres around the fact that many young people start playing an instrument, become bored, quit and later regret that decision. Parents have a large part to play when it comes to the environment their children are in and…

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Blog Tour – Days Of Wonder by Keith Stuart

Today it’s my turn to be on the Days of Wonder blog tour by Keith Stuart. You may remember one of my favourite books from last year was A Boy Made Of Blocks by the same author. Well Keith Stuart is back this year with another gem – Days of Wonder.

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Animal Alphabet Fun Book Review and Giveaway

Everyday we go through the numbers with baby girl. She can now count up to 10 no problem at 2 years and 3 months, but the alphabet no so much. So this is our next project to learn all about letters and phonics. I’m always on the lookout for different books to entertain baby girl and we came across this…

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Go To Sleep! and Sarah’s Shadow Blog Tour

Today it’s my turn to be on the blog tour for these two great books, Go To Sleep! and Sarah’s Shadow. Go To Sleep! Book Description Tansy the sheep can’t go to sleep. She’s forgotten how to do it! But when she follows the barn owl’s advice and starts counting sheep, she realises that something is wrong … The award-winning…

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Blog Tour – Deep Fear by Rachel Lynch

Today I’m on the blog tour for Deep Fear by Rachel Lynch. A perfect crime thriller to get stuck into this Summer. On this tour I’m happy to share with you an extract from the book, to give you a little taster. Book Description DI Kelly Porter is back. But will this new case push her beyond her limits? On…

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Our Four Favourite Books on Sharing (for Siblings Who Don’t Share)

*This is a guest post from Petra over at A Mum Reviews on their four favourite books on sharing. Back in autumn last year, my two daughters suddenly reached a stage where sharing became difficult. My eldest was nearly four years old at the time and my youngest one and a half years. They started bickering over most things and…

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Blog Tour: Seas of Snow by Kerensa Jennings

Last year I was lucky enough to read a truly mesmerising book Seas of Snow by Kerensa Jennings. To celebrate it’s release into paperback, I’m excited to be a part of this blog tour. Book Description 1950s England. Five-year-old Gracie Scott lives with her Mam and next door to her best friend Billy. An only child, she has never known…

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