Sunshine and Snowballs / Goodnight Little One – Book Buddies Review for Parragon Books

We are thrilled to be a part of the Book Buddies team working with Parragon Books. Yes, I think you all know by now that Monkey and I have a slight obsession for books, I’m seriously thinking that our spare room is going to have to become Monkey’s own personal… Continue reading »

Jump Up and Join In – Reading, Music, Singing and soon to be an App

Jump Up and Join In

Earlier this week Monkey and I were invited to London by Egmont to meet Carrie and David Grant, and to hear about Jump Up and Join In – otherwise known as #juji. Based on six energetic picture books, JUJI is about making music, jumping up and joining in. I was… 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 »

Early Reader review for Orion Childrens Books

As you will know from reading my blog I am passionate about reading and about spending quality time with Monkey encouraging his love of books. We spend a lot of time reading at home and borrowing books from the library. We were thrilled to be asked by the lovely people… Continue reading »

Can I have a Monkey story please Mummy?

You know I love books from all the posts I’ve written about them over the months since I started this blog.  So far, Monkey feels the same way. Long may that last! Our bedtime ritual involves at least 3 books from his expanding collection.  It’s a lovely time, at the… Continue reading »