Collette the Cow – when a clothing brand meets a book publisher – a review

As you know we recently visited Egmont for an event, and Monkey was given a little goodie bag.  One of the items he received was a copy of Collette the Cow – a brand new board book. Egmont have teamed up with the clothing brand Olive&Moss to bring us a… Continue reading »

Elephant’s Birthday Bells – a #juji Book review

We recently visited Egmont in London to meet David and Carrie Grant and learn all about the Jump Up and Join In – #juji series, featuring books, CD’s and a new app. The series is aimed at 4-8 year olds, so something that will be great for Monkey as he’ll… Continue reading »

Shumba’s Big Adventure – A book review for Orion Star

As you may remember we recently reviewed a couple of books from Orion Book’s Early Reader range.  Obviously Monkey is too young at 3 and half to be reading by himself, but I read a variety of books to him, from simple board books to the Plant Locator magazine! He… Continue reading »

Nanny Fox – a book review for Orion Star

I was intrigued to find out more about Nanny Fox written by Georgie Adams with illustrations by Selina Young, when we received a copy from Orion Books – the front cover reads …. The fox who loved chickens – not to eat – just as friends   www.over40andamumtoone.com Nanny Fox… Continue reading »

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 »

Tractor Ted – Book Review – Activity Book 1

We’ve been reviewing a number of Tractor Ted DVD’s and books over the last few weeks and the final review is for the Tractor Ted’s Activity Book 1. As with the other Tractor Ted books we’ve reviewed this book is full of great photographs of the animals and machinery you… Continue reading »