Saving memories with a Saal Digital photo book – review and giveaway #saaldigital

Saving memories with a Saal Digital photo book

As many of you know I started a DSLR Beginners photography course in September and each week I’m given an assignment to complete.  The following week I have to show my photos in class and then they are stuck into my work book.  It’s A3 sized, so bulky and not… Continue reading »

Ravensburger Colin Thompson Funtastic Adult Colouring Book

Ravensburger Colin Thompson Funtastic Adult Colouring Book

I used to love colouring books as a child.  When I was a little girl the geometric design books were all the rage and I’d spend hours colouring in and making up elaborate designs.  I’m not sure at what point I put my colouring pencils away, but it was a… Continue reading »

Beauty and the Beast Book of the Film

Beauty and the Beast Book of the Film

As a child, forty odd years ago, I remember loving to read the Ladybird book version of Beauty and the Beast.  I’ve never seen the film or the new re-make, but I wanted to share the story with my 7-year-old Monkey son.  Parragon have recently released Beauty and the Beast Book… Continue reading »

Travel Activity Book – review and giveaway

Travel Activity Book

So we are finally on our Easter break, seems like most of the world started last week, so I apologise if it rains from now on.  Monkey and I are going to be doing a fair bit of travelling around over the next couple of weeks.  I wanted something that… Continue reading »

The Girls of Ennismore – a review

The Girls of Ennismore

I do love stories where you follow characters over a number of years and watch their lives twist and turn.  The Girls of Ennismore is one such book.  Written by Patricia Falvey, and published through Corvus on 6th April, it’s another book I’d recommend to pre-order. We meet two eight… Continue reading »

The Stolen Child – a review

The Stolen Child

I was glued to the page when I read Bone By Bone last year, so when the latest novel from Sanjida Kay popped through my letterbox recently, I may just have squealed with delight. The Stolen Child is published through Corvus on 6th April 2017 and honestly, if you like a… Continue reading »

Kids’ Travel Guide – Spain

Kids' Travel Guide - Spain

As regular readers know, my parents live in Spain and I’m always looking for new ideas to entertain and educate my 7-year-old son with a Spanish theme.  When I was contacted by Flying Kids, I just knew we had to try out their Kids’ Travel Guide – Spain, activity book. The 44… Continue reading »

Gifts Hub launch two new personalised children’s books

Gifts Hub launch two new personalised children's books

You all know I’m a sucker for a good book, and my son has grown up surrounded by them.  I’ve read to him pretty much from birth and story time has always been a special time for us both.  Quiet time, to just be together and enjoy a good story…. Continue reading »

The Wild Garden – review and giveaway

The Wild Garden

As a child I can remember loving rub down transfer books, but I haven’t seen one for a long time.  It’s certainly not something that my 7-year-old has ever seen before.  When Usborne Publishing contacted me about the recently published The Wild Garden, it brought back so many memories from… Continue reading »

The Mad Moon Mission – review and giveaway

The Mad Moon Mission

You all know that Monkey’s reading journey has been a long one.  He loves books, just not the reading of them. He recently moved up another band in his school reading books, and I know that free reading chapter books are on the horizon.  So I’m trying to put more… Continue reading »