Left Overs – thanks to PeerIndex

Thanks to PeerIndex and Avon Books we recently received a copy of Left Overs by Stella Newman to read. Well, I think it’s fairly obvious to any reader of my blog that I love books, these days the focus is on passing that passion on to Monkey, so it’s nice… Continue reading »

Three little books from My Little Big Town

Monkey was feeling rather poorly last week and was in need of some cheering up, so we were both thrilled when three lovely little books arrived on our doormat from My Little Big Town.  We had received their newly published pre-school books ‘Where’s the Scone?‘ by Beth Dexter-Smith, ‘The Monster… Continue reading »

30% Discount code for Scented books – grab it here!

Yesterday I reviewed the Splotz and Theo at the Park scented books – great ideas. The lovely people at Autumn Publishing are offering a 30% discount on their website for this week which includes the scented books I’ve highlighted above.  Just add the code halfterm at the checkout 🙂 with… Continue reading »

Scented books? What a great idea

When I was asked to review a range of Smellessence Splotz books, published through Autumn Publishing, I have to say I was rather intrigued. Smellessence state: We are the leading publisher of ‘scented’ books for children that are fun, engaging and encourage children to read. This new and exciting technology involves children… Continue reading »

Don’t forget Gramps on Father’s Day

The lovely people at Love2Read saw my recent review for Grandpa’s Garden and asked me if I’d like to review one of their personalised photo books for Father’s Day – but for a Grandfather.  I loved the idea, and decided that we would create a book for Gramps in Spain…. Continue reading »

Big! – a book review

We were lucky enough to win a copy of Big by Tim Hopgood thanks to a Tidy Books competition, and we’ve enjoyed it so much I thought I’d share my thoughts. Big! is a lovely story of a little boy anxious to grow up as soon as possible. He has a… Continue reading »

A different idea for Fathers Day

Itsyourstory was the first company in the UK to sell photo personalised books for children …… I was thrilled to be asked by Itsyourstory to create and review a Fathers Day storybook using their on-line shop.  I’d been struggling to think of something for Monkey to get Daddy for Father’s… Continue reading »

Book Review – Grandpa’s Garden

As you will know from a recent post on a BritMums meet up and another post I have fallen in love with Barefoot Books.  They saw my post discussing their books and very kindly offered to let me review another book for them. One super happy Mummy!! I had their… Continue reading »

Book review – Cheeky Harry Loves …..

Monkey and I were very pleased to be offered a copy of ‘Cheeky Harry Loves ……’ by Laura Payne by Cheeky Harry and Friends recently to review.  This is a new company and ‘Cheeky Harry Loves ….’ is their first publication and aimed at the under 5’s. We opened our… Continue reading »

Have you discovered Barefoot Books? So glad I now have

Last week I went to my first BritMums meet up in Oxford. It was hosted by Barefoot Books in Summertown and was also my first visit to the shop.  As soon as I walked in I was in heaven.  The decor is so unusual and really vivid, and the book… Continue reading »