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 »

The Inventing Tubes – review and giveaway

The Inventing Tubes

Monkey and I have recently been reading The Inventing Tubes by Bryony Supper.  It’s a newly published picture book from Matador Books, and is the first in the series of A Pasta Kidz and Petz Adventures.  The books are aimed at children aged 4-7 years of age. In The Inventing Tubes  we… Continue reading »

Introducing Teddy

Introducing Teddy

I’m always interested to look at books which tackle different subjects, and Introducing Teddy is certainly one of those.  We recently received the hardback picture book from Boolino to have a look through. Written by Jessica Walton we meet Thomas the Teddy and his owner Errol.  The two are inseparable, a… 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 »

The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight

The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight

You can’t beat a good tale involving knights and dragons as far as we’re concerned and we were looking forward to reading The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight when it arrived recently. Published through Pan Macmillan earlier this month, The Dragon and the Nibblesome Knight is the latest collaboration from author Elli… Continue reading »

Hedgehugs Hopping Hot

Hedgehugs Hopping Hot

Oh Mummy, it’s a new Hedgehugs book!  This was Monkey’s response when we received the new Hedgehugs Hopping Hot hot off the press a few weeks back. Published 2 weeks ago by Maverick Arts Publishing, this is the third installment of the Hedgehugs picture book series written by Lucy Tapper and… Continue reading »

Strictly No Crocs

Strictly No Crocs

Monkey’s been fascinated by crocodiles since our trip to Crocodile World, we got to see them being fed, so he’s seen them up close with their sharp teeth and snappy jaws. Strictly No Crocs is written by Heather Pindar and is a new picture book which was published through Maverick Arts Publishing… Continue reading »

Professor McQuark and the Oojamaflip

Professor McQuark and the Oojamaflip

Monkey’s ears pricked up as soon as I read out the title of the latest release from Maverick Arts Publishing.  Professor McQuark and the Oojamaflip is the first childrens picture book written by Lou Treleaven, and it’s published on Thursday 28th January.  It’s been a great hit here – Oojamaflip is a… Continue reading »

Rain – a book review

Rain

Now I know at the moment we’re all rather sick of the sight of Rain, but we’ve been enjoying a lovely book which shows us how animals on the African plains might react to the arrival of Rain.  Written by Manya Stojic, this lovely picture book was published through Pavilion… Continue reading »