Mr Men Birthday Party

Mr Men Birthday Party

As the Mr Men series celebrates its 45th birthday this year and the original creator Roger Hargreaves was born on 9th May, I’ve joined together with Egmont UK to celebrate . It’s time for a Mr Men Birthday Party. The new Mr Men Birthday Party was published yesterday (I’ve included my… Continue reading »

Play & Learn magazine – Bing

Play & Learn magazine - Bing

Egmont recently asked us if we’d like to look at one of their monthly magazines for younger children.  It was perfectly timed for our trip to Spain and I knew it would keep Monkey amused on our flight.  We’ve had lots of fun with the Play & Learn magazine – Bing edition…. Continue reading »

Stop Sticking, Stan! – a book review

Stop Sticking, Stan!

I don’t know about your children, but Monkey loves stickers.  I always have a sticker book with me these days when we’re out and about.  When we received Stop Sticking, Stan! recently I did have a quiet chuckle to myself. Stop Sticking, Stan! is written and illustrated by Nicola Killen… Continue reading »

Marshmallows for Martians – a book review

Marshmallows for Martians

You may remember that some months back we reviewed the brilliant picture book Spaghetti with the Yeti. It’s been one of those books that we’ve read over and over again. So, when we were asked if we’d like to review the latest book from Adam and Charlotte Gullain, we weren’t… Continue reading »

Old MacDonald had a Zoo – a book review

Old MacDonald had a Zoo

We were off to Whipsnade Zoo last week during half term, so when Egmont UK sent us a new book, it was perfect timing!  Old MacDonald had a Zoo is written by Curtis Jobling with comical illustrations by Tom McLaughlin. I don’t know about your kids, but Monkey loves the… Continue reading »