Top Books for Encouraging Discussion

*This is a guest post from Gemma over at Mummy’s Waisted on her top books for encouraging discussion in preschoolers.  We get through a lot of books in our house, with a five year old boy and two year old girl. There are some which have remained favourites for a long time though, through my son as a pre-schooler and…

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Blog Tour – The Elf King by Lorraine Hellier

Today it’s my turn to be on the blog tour for The Elf King by Lorraine Hellier. It’s a children’s book that follows a family of elves. Before we get onto my review, here is a little bit more about the book. Book Description Bay Leaf is the new Elf King and must take his Oath of Allegiance. His sister,…

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James and the Birthday Balloon Review & Giveaway

Last year we were very lucky to have been chosen to review James and the Amazing Gift by Nicola J. Rowley, and this year she is back with yet another fantastic children’s book. James and the Birthday Balloon. The great thing about Nicola’s books are that they are very meaningful and tell us all a lesson in some way. You…

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Beautifully Different Review and Giveaway

I love to read books to baby girl, we have our reading time in the afternoons as I find before bedtime is a bit distracting for her. This week we have been reading Beautifully Different by Dana Salim. Beautifully Different is book 2 in Yousuf’s Everyday Adventures series. Book 1 is called Dreamland with Mommy and takes readers on a…

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Jorie and the Magic Stones Review and Giveaway

I haven’t read a good dragon story for ages so when I was offered the chance to give Jorie and the Magic Stones by A.H Richardson a go I thought great I’d give it a go! It’s a children’s adventure book, but you all know I love to read kids books as well, about a girl called Jorie who goes…

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The Great Farty Slob Beast Book Review

The lovely Boolino books have sent us this fantastic little book to review. The great Farty Slob Beast is great fun and a book I’m sure all children will love. Written by Charlie Farley (love the name!!) and illustrated by Joe Barleymow.

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Book Review & Giveaway: The Wonderful Wizard of OZ

As a kid I was obsessed with The Wizard of Oz. Saturday afternoons we used to love to watch The Wizard of Oz with Judy Garland. It was one of those family favourites that you can watch over and over again. So when I was presented with the opportunity to read and review The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L.…

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Book Review: Under The Love Umbrella 

Hello, I hope you had a great week. Today I’m on the blog tour for Under the Love Umbrella by Davina Bell and illustrated by Allison Colpoys. My first thought is what a wonderful eye-catching cover for a children’s book. Book Description Whatever you fear, come close my dear You’re tucked in safe for always here And I will never not be…

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Book Review: Woodland Hedgehugs Activity Book

Baby girl has taken a great interest in books lately. I know some of the ones we read and review are a little too old for her, but she loves to turn the pages herself and look at the pictures. Our latest read and review is the Woodland Hedgehugs Activity Book which was kindly sent to us from Maverick arts publishing…

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Book Review: Robin’s Winter Song

As you know by now we love reading books in our house. Our latest read is Robin’s Winter Song by Suzanne Barton. A wonderful picture storybook for all young children. It’s quite fitting at the moment due to the snow conditions around the country at the moment. Although down here in Cornwall it’s wet and mild today but snow is…

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