The Wizards of Once – giveaway

The Wizards of Once

You all know that we are massive fans of Cressida Cowell in this household.  Even more so since my son got to meet her not so long ago. Earlier this month saw the release of  the paperback version of The Wizards of Once.  The first in a new series of… Continue reading »

Explorer Dinosaurs! – review and giveaway

Explorer Dinosaurs! 

I’m carrying on the dinosaur theme today.  We are big fans of the What On Earth? series of books and I was super excited to learn about the launch of the new Explorer Dinosaurs! book aimed at children aged 7-11 years of age.  Perfect for my almost 8 year old son… Continue reading »

iExplore Micro Monsters book – review and giveaway

iExplore Micro Monsters book

I’m all for books that provide something a little different and educate my son at the same time.  The new iExplore Micro Monsters book is one of two new books to the Carlton Books iExplore series.  Using augmented reality using the free app available on iTunes and Google Play, we’ve been… Continue reading »

The Last Night – a book review

The Last Night

I first discovered Cesca Major when I was asked to review The Silent Hours back in 2015 and I’ve been eagerly awaiting her next novel ever since. In November 2016 The Last Night was published through Corvus Books, and I’ve just finished reading it. 00.03 I’m blaming The Last Night… Continue reading »

Song of the Deep – Merryn’s Journey – review and giveaway

Song of the Deep - Merryn's Journey

There’s nothing I like more than story time with Monkey.  He loves me reading to him and with the holidays upon us, we’ve had more time to curl up on the sofa and read a pile of books together.  He loves adventure books and we’ve discovered a little gem recently… Continue reading »

My 1st JCB Sticker and Activity Books

My 1st JCB Sticker and Activity Books

Monkey has grown up with My 1st JCB as I’ve mentioned in a previous post. The series provides pre-schoolers with a great introduction to the various JCB vehicles, and even now we all call the JCB Fastrac Tractor, Freddie Fastrac.  We recently received a selection of the My 1st JCB Sticker and… Continue reading »