Book Review: The Giant and the Three Dwarves

Since having baby girl I have found my love of kids books and The Giant and the Three Dwarves did not disappoint. We have quite a big collection of children’s books now, and I know as baby girl gets older she will love her collection as much as I do.   Book Description This is the story of three dwarves, Hop,…

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Book Review: Once Upon A Time…Online

It’s great fun being a Parragon Book Buddy. This is our first book from them to review. Once Upon A Time…. Online by David Bedford & Rosie Reeve is a fantastic children’s book for early learners. I would say for 3-5 year olds, but younger children may find it interesting as well. I love to read books to baby girl.…

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Book Review: Wise Words from The Book of Everyone

A few weeks back I was lucky enough to review The Book of Everyone which I personalised for my husband for Christmas ssshh! I know it will make an awesome present! Now the people who made The Book of Everyone have another fun book out called Wise Words. I love the idea behind Wise Words. A fun gift for kids…

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Author Guest Post: Andrew Joyce

Today’s post is a little different. I’m very happy to share with you a guest post from author Andrew Joyce. Andrew shares with us what it takes to properly research writing a book and the facts he needed to produce his latest book, Yellow Hair. Over to you Andrew… My name is Andrew Joyce and I write books for a…

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Christmas Gift Guide 2016 – Women’s

For the fashion concious lady we have these fabulous collars from The Shirt Company. I think they are fun and great for dressing up a going out or the smart business outfit. This is the Viola.       This collar is not quite as formal as the Viola. It’s known as the Peony. Very pretty in black. The Shirt Company…

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Wilf Books Sharing Box Subscription Review

A couple of months back the lovely people over at Wilf Books were just starting up their children’s books sharing box scheme and asked if they could guest post on my blog. I think it’s a great thing that they are doing so I accepted. You can read that post over here: How can we help our children learn about…

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What I’ve been Reading this Last Week

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve had a few spare ‘rare’ moments where I’ve picked up a book and a novella for reading. When I was asked if I wanted to review Let Them Eat Dirt by B Brett Finlay and Marie-Claire Arrieta, it was not a book I could turn down. I have always been interested in Science…

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Jungle Jam Review & Giveaway

Now baby girl is 8 months old she is really getting into her books. We love to have a few minutes reading and looking through books. As you know I’m a huge book lover and I want her to have a similar love of books. We were sent a lovely bright and colourful book called Jungle Jam to review. I’m…

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What can parents do to unwind around the home?

Ever since I became a parent, I appreciate the odd spare moment I get to unwind around the home. Those moments are precious I can tell you! To relax and unwind I love to read. I can read anywhere. The bedroom , living room, bathroom and garden. Even the kitchen if I’m reading a magazine. Ultimately it’s the living room…

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Book Review: Dance With The Dead by James Nally

As you all know I’m a huge reader and love all kinds of books. As much as I love blogging I also love to find a few minutes to pick up a book and relax. The most recent book I’ve been reading is Dance With The Dead by James Nally. Suggested by one of my blogger friends Bridie by the…

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Book Review: Weird War 2 by Richard Denham

I have always had  love of history since primary school when I first heard about the Tudors and about World War 1 and 2. My mum encouraged my love of history as she is a great historian herself. You can ask her anything about history and she will know it. When a review popped up in my inbox asking if…

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Review & Giveaway: The Poppy Pym Series by Laura Wood

I had never heard of the Poppy Pym series before I was contacted. A good blurb on the book sold me I’m afraid in the email. So here I am reviewing this great series for kids, and also on day 1 of the Poppy Pym Blog Tour! Oh and to host a little giveaway of the two books for you.…

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How Authors Can Use Video to Engage with Readers

Today we have a wonderful guest post from the author Dane Cobain. He tells us how authors can use video to engage with readers. It’s a great informative post and has given me a few ideas about vlogging. Over to your Dane Hi, folks! My name’s Dane Cobain and I’m an independent author from the United Kingdom. I’m here today…

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