Blurb Laurie and Lewis are best friends. They share everything. Then one day, Lewis shares his cookie and Laurie has an allergic reaction. Will their friendship ever be the same? This story helps children understand allergies and learn how to keep themselves and their friends safe. Review The Cookie: A story of friendship and food … Continue reading Review – The Cookie: A story of friendship and food allergy, written and illustrated by Kath Grimshaw.
Princess Prue is brave and headstrong. After being told she is too small to help, she wants to prove them wrong. She goes after the Pirates to rescue her Bear, Prue tells the Pirates off, she is ‘firm but fair’.What an excellent story. Funny, full of action, adventure, plus breaking down gender stereotypes! Princess Prue … Continue reading Review: Never Mess With a Pirate Princess written by Holly Ryan, illustrated by Siân Roberts.
What an amazing, uplifting book! The whole story feels alive, full of energy and happiness. We see Jasmine, her sister, and her dad going out into the garden which is springing into life after the winter. It is a joyous exploration of nature to be found in your own back garden. Birds, insects, plants, puddles! … Continue reading Review: Busy Spring: Nature Wakes Up by Sean Taylor and Alex Morss
We are already Supertato fans in our house, so of course, we HAD to read the latest book! The vegetables in the supermarket are having their weekly bath with lots of fun and bubbles but then along comes their nemesis - The Evil Pea! And havoc ensues! With the help of Mystic Mango and Supertato … Continue reading Review – Supertato: Bubbly Troubly by Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet
Magic, witches, trolls, and big bad wolves, this cute story has features of some of the great fairytales. When Chloe's brother is cruel to her she finds a magic crayon and seeks revenge! Told in rhyme, we see that Chloe uses her imagination alongside the magic crayon to get her revenge, but then instantly regrets … Continue reading Review: The Magic Crayon by Amy Sparkes
A picture book for adults (kids can look too I guess)! This book is absolutely beautiful, the artist’s pictures are nothing short of gorgeous. A cute, fun and humorous book that you want to go back over time and time again. I urge you to take a look at the author/artist’s website too. Stunning artwork! … Continue reading Review: R is for Rainbow by Kim Ferreira
A story full of love and the bond between mother and child. A gentle way to help children understand death and grief. This is undoubtedly a sad story, but it is filled with compassion and hope going forwards. It is heart-breaking when little Ekundayo doesn’t understand that his mother has died, he thinks she will … Continue reading Review: Beyond the Setting Sun by Sarah J. Dodd