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 »

WILF Books book subscription service – review and giveaway

Wilf Books book subscription service

It’s so exciting seeing Monkey develop his reading skills and watch him move through the reading bands with his school books.  He’s also, finally started to show a little interest in reading his own books to me, rather than the other way round. It’s never been that he hasn’t loved… Continue reading »

Christmas books at Coles Bookstore

Christmas Books at Coles Bookstore #ad

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. I love books as you all are more than well aware, so when I was offered my first #CollectiveBias mission recently I knew it was for me.  I’ve been to visit my local independent… Continue reading »

Reading Chest – review and reader offer

Reading Chest

You all know how much we love books in this house, Monkey and I sit and read together all the time.  I can’t persuade him to start learning his letters.  But he’ll happily sit while I read to him for hours, literally.  So when we came across Reading Chest, I… Continue reading »

Michael Morpurgo Christmas Stories – 12 Days of Christmas books – Day 2

Michael Morpurgo Christmas Stories

For the second installment of my 12 Days of Christmas books I bring you an absolute gem – Michael Morpurgo Christmas Stories, published by Egmont.  This book contains 4 lovely stories from this wonderful author, all with a Christmas theme. Not all of the books I will be featuring will… Continue reading »

#Magic Moments – a trip to the Library

A trip to the Library is my magic moment for this week. As you are well aware we love books in this house, and reading is something that has always been part of my life.  I cannot imagine a life without books and the joy they bring – knowledge, escapes,… Continue reading »

Tractor Ted – Book reviews – Meets the Animals and Big Machines

As you know we love all things Tractor Ted so when we received some of the Tractor Ted books to review I was very interested to see what Monkey thought to them. The first one we read was Tractor Ted Meets the Animals (there is also an accompanying DVD) …….. Continue reading »

Big Picture Press – a pre-publication review

As you know, I love books with a passion and luckily Monkey seems to love them too – so I do everything I can, to keep that enthusiasm going. I also love maps, be it my map postcard obsession or atlas’.  As a child I spent hours looking through my… 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 »

Treasured possessions

I think it’s fairly obvious to any reader of this blog that I LOVE books, I have felt the same way all my life, and will do my best to pass the passion on to Monkey.  Daddy P doesn’t read anything – tut, tut! As an adult I have tended… Continue reading »