Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book

Charlie Cook's Favourite Book

We love Julia Donaldson books here and we’ve recently added a special 10th Anniversary edition of Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book to our collection. We’d not come across Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book before and we’ve been missing out! This book is pure genius as it mixes a number of classic children’s stories… Continue reading »

Daniel O’Dowd was ever so loud

Daniel O'Dowd was ever so loud

Having read a book by Julie Fulton before I thought we’d be on to a winner with her latest publication – Daniel O’Dowd was ever so loud. Daniel O’Dowd was ever so loud is the latest release in the ‘ever so’ series of pictures books written by Fulton and illustrated… Continue reading »

The Book of You

The Book of You

I was recently offered the chance to read The Book of You by Claire Kendal, as part of the Mumsnet Blogger Network. I love a good thriller and The Book of You had me hooked from the beginning. The central character is called Clarissa, she a mid thirties woman, newly… Continue reading »

Robopop – book review


Monkey is quite a fan of Alice Hemming and Bibble and the Bubbles is often the bedtime story of choice in this household.  So I was interested to see what he would make of her latest book, Robopop – A Dad in a Box which was published through Maverick Arts Publishing… Continue reading »

Fox on the loose! – a book review

Fox on the loose!

I have a lovely board book to share with you all today called Fox on the loose! which is written and illustrated by Matthew Porter. Fox on the loose! is a 16 page board book with rhyming text really colourful and engaging illustrations. We meet Fox who decides to visit… Continue reading »

Melnitz – a book review


I’ve just finished reading Melnitz which is written by Charles Lewinsky.  The book has been translated into English from its original German text and is published through Atlantic Books this month.  It had me hooked from the beginning as I followed 5 generations of a Jewish family living in Switzerland from the… Continue reading »