Stone Underpants – review and giveaway

Stone Underpants

Monkey has been learning all about the Stone Age at school this half term so when we were offered the chance to read Stone Underpants, I knew we had to say yes. Published through Maverick Arts Publishing last month this is the latest picture book from Rebecca Lisle. We meet… Continue reading »

Rickety Rocket – a book review

Rickety Rocket

Monkey has been a fan on Alice Hemmings for a while, having discovered a few of her picture books, so we were eager to read Rickety Rocket together.  This Junior Fiction paperback book will be published through Maverick Arts Publishing in October 2016. We get to meet Spacey Stacey who… Continue reading »

Grandma Bendy and the Great Snake Escape

Grandma Bendy and the Great Snake Escape

You all know that I have a 6 year old who loves books.  He just isn’t keen on reading them for himself.  I want him to enjoy a mixture of different types of books from picture books through to factual reads.  Maverick Arts Publishing are launching a new range of… Continue reading »

George and the New Craze

George and the New Craze

Monkey loves Giraffes so it’s no wonder that he’s a big fan of Alice Hemming and her series of books about George the Giraffe.  In her latest offering, George and the New Craze we are back at the Heavenly Hippos Wildlife Park with the giraffe and his friends. George and the… Continue reading »

Not Enough for Queen Fluff

Not Enough for Queen Fluff

Recently we read a book that reminded me a little of Marie Antoinette and her total disregard for the squalor her subjects lived in, whilst she enjoyed the finer things in life. Monkey had received Not Enough for Queen Fluff, the latest release from Maverick Arts Publishing. So what could the… Continue reading »

Ever So series makeover

Ever So series makeover

You may remember that we’ve previously reviewed Miss Dorothy-Jane was ever so Vain and Daniel O’Dowd was ever so Loud, for Maverick Books.  Well this Spring brings the Ever So series makeover.  The four existing books in the series have been re-titled and have lovely new book covers.  We can also enjoy the latest installment… Continue reading »