My Big Truck Book – a review

I think I might have mentioned before that Monkey is slightly obsessed with all sorts of vehicles.  We often borrow factual books from the Library on all things vehicle related so when we received My Big Truck Book from the lovely people at Ticktock Books, the Children’s Book arm of… Continue reading »

Bud & Roo’s Spectacular Adventures The Beach – a book review

Earlier last week we received a copy of Bud & Roo’s Spectacular Adventures – The Beach.  The first book in a new series by Jessica Valentine and Suzy Jones Biggar. This lovely 15 page paperback book introduces us to Bud the Beagle and his friend Roo. The friend’s dig up… Continue reading »

Early Readers from Orion

As you know I’m always reading to Monkey aged nearly 4 years.  We read a lot of picture books that are clearly suited for his age, but we often spend time reading books aimed at older children, whether it be factual books or books like the Early Readers from Orion. … Continue reading »

The Paper Dolls – Julia Donaldson and Rebecca Cobb – a book review

You may remember that I posted recently about the world record attempt to make the world’s longest paper doll chain.  The inspiration for this, comes from Julia Donaldson’s lovely book The Paper Dolls, which is wonderfully illustrated by Rebecca Cobb. A lovely but sad story of a little girl and… Continue reading »

The Buddha in the Attic

I’m a member of the BritMums book club, in conjunction with Penguin Books, and I was lucky enough to be sent a copy of The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka. I was drawn into this book within the first couple of pages, it’s not a long read at… Continue reading »

A hilarious book from Presents for Men

I don’t know about you, but I always struggle to find the right present for Daddy P, he is very difficult to buy for.  I think Presents for Men might just be able to come to my aid! I needed to treat Daddy P and found a hilarious book from… Continue reading »