Animal Planet Dinosaurs! – a book review

Animal Planet Dinosaurs!

My 7 year old son has been enjoying the chapter book Animal Planet Dinosaurs! recently and I’m sure if you’ve got a young dinosaur fan, they may well do too.  Now, don’t be too surprised, I’m still the one doing the reading here, but this chapter book is aimed at children… Continue reading »

Don’t Bug the Insects – review and giveaway

Don't Bug the Insects

We had a wonderful day out at Marwell Zoo recently and got to watch some remarkable Leaf Cutter Ants hard at work.  You all know we love insects here, but it’s normally butterflies and dragonflies that steal the limelight. Watching the ants hard at work reminded both me and my… Continue reading »

Farm Friends Escape! – a book review

Farm Friends Escape!

I’m sure I’m not alone in having a child who loves visiting farms to see all the animals.  At the moment my son is currently obsessed with cows for some reason.  So we make a beeline for them whenever we are near farm animals.  I thought he’d enjoy reading Farm Friends Escape! which… Continue reading »

Strange, Unusual, Gross and Cool Animals – review and giveaway

Strange, Unusual, Gross and Cool Animals

If your children are anything like my 7 year old son, then they are fascinated by the weirdest of creatures.  When we started to look through Strange, Unusual, Gross & Cool Animals recently, Monkey was hooked from the first page. The title alone, Strange, Unusual, Gross and Cool Animals was enough to… Continue reading »

The Jungle Book and Other Classics – giveaway

The Jungle Book and Other Classics

One of the first films my son ever watched was the Disney classic, The Jungle Book.  Over the last few years we’ve read picture books based on the film, but we’ve not tackled the book that the film was actually based on.  That was until recently, anyway.  Published through Sterling… Continue reading »

Welcome to London – review and giveaway

Welcome to London

I’ve been in love with our capital city since childhood.  Dad worked in the heart of the city at one time, and I loved exploring London on trips with my Auntie.  I’m not sure I could ever live there, but I never tire of visiting.  It’s a love I share… Continue reading »