Blog Tour: Wren by Katrina Lehman

Today it’s my stop on the blog tour for a wonderful children’s book called Wren by Katrina Lehman and illustrated by Sophie Beer. Carry on to read what we thought and the chance to win a copy. Book Description – Wren by Katrina Lehman Sometimes we find what we’re looking for in the most unexpected places. Wren just wants a…

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World Book Day – Share a Story

Today is World Book Day. For many weeks I’ve seen book character costumes in the supermarket and numerous Facebook friends planning their children’s costumes for school. My eldest daughter isn’t at school yet so it’s not something I’m into just yet with the costumes. But for many years as an avid book reader and lover I’m very interested in World…

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Book Review: The Sillyverse by Genevieve and Kerrin Revell

This weeks book review is on a silly nonsense poem book for kids. The Sillyverse by Genevieve and Kerrin Revell. It’s a brilliant way to get kids into poems, and great for a few laughs! Book Description You’re here to find out What this book is about But you’re out of luck ’cause there’s only a duck (There is a…

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Book Review: Freddie’s Birthday Party by Bessie Ann

My daughter turned 3 a couple of weeks back and we had a lovely little tea party for her with sandwiches, cupcakes, balloons, party hats and presents of course! It was exactly what she wanted. She has loved reading our next review book – Freddie’s Birthday Party by Bessie Ann because it has a birthday party in it. She asks…

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Book Review: The Land of Topsy Turvy by Roy Lancaster

I believe reading to your kids is important, it sets them on a good journey with a love of books. Even if it’s 10 minutes a day. Reading helps a child to increase their vocabulary and it also helps them to know how to read and write as well. I want to share more of our books with you, than…

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Danny Dingle’s Fantastic Finds – The Farts of Gratitude Review and Giveaway

The past couple of days I’ve got my teeth into reading The Farts of Gratitude. The new book in the Danny Dingle’s Fantastic Finds series. I can tell you know it’s been a HOOT! Book Description How do you hide a super-secret spy operation? Use your boring family holiday as a cover! (OBVIOUSLY.) Metal Face has a super-cool new band…

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ZaZa’s Storybox Review

Little Baby Dottie is nearly 10 months old now and really getting an interest in books. She loves to sit on me and listen (also try to take the book!) to me reading to my 3 year old. But these books are more for the preschool age and not for a baby. When I noticed a shout out on Twitter…

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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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Thomas and Friends: My First Story Time Box Set Review

I was a huge Thomas the Tank Engine fan as a child, and I’m pleased to say my daughter is as well. Every morning I have to put Channel 5’s Milkshake programme on so she can catch up with Thomas and Friends.  So getting the chance to review the Thomas and Friends: My First Story Time Box Set from Books2Door…

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The Christmas Play Rehearsal by Sue Wickstead

I do love this festive time of year. I loved being in the nativity play at school. For a few years I was an angel. I can’t wait until it’s my girls time to be in the school plays. This weekend we started reading The Christmas Play Rehearsal by Sue Wickstead as one of our Christmas books.

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Little White Teeth Review and Giveaway

It’s the 1st of December, the start of a crazy month of competitions for everyone. With a toddler and a baby I’m not going to be keeping up posting a competition each day, so I though I’d do one every other day through out advent. Today’s competition is a copy of The Little White Teeth. It’s really hard getting a…

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Picture Books for Kids by Tate Publishing

We all love picture books. It’s how we all got started into the bookish world. Now if you are an art lover also you really are in for a treat with these stunning books from Tate Publishing. I’m pretty sure many of you have heard of the Tate art galleries. I’m lucky to live close by to the Tate down…

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Watch This! – Review and Giveaway

As you know from all my many book review posts, we love reading in my house. This past week we have been looking at a different kind of picture book called Watch This! by Jane Godwin, Beci Orpin, and Hilary Walker. It’s a beautiful and original photographic kids book which get them involved with shapes and colours. It also helps them to move their…

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