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 »

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 »

Maverick Arts Publishing launch an Early Readers range

Maverick Arts Publishing launch an Early Readers range

I’ve just dropped Monkey off at school for his first day in Year One, he faces a number of challenges this year and getting to grips with reading is top of the agenda.  He loves books as do I, but has always been far keener for me to read to… Continue reading »

A Gold Star for George

A Gold Star for George

We’re big fans of Alice Hemming in this house, you many remember our reviews for The Black and White Club, Robopop and one of Monkey’s favourite books ever Bibble and the Bubbles.  So it was far to see I didn’t see her latest release A Gold Star for George being… Continue reading »

Robopop – book review

Robopop

Monkey is quite a fan of Alice Hemming and Bibble and the Bubbles is often the bedtime story of choice in this household.  So I was interested to see what he would make of her latest book, Robopop – A Dad in a Box which was published through Maverick Arts Publishing… Continue reading »

Bibble and the Bubbles – a book review

Bibble and the Bubbles

Today I bring a picture book to you that has quickly become one of Monkey’s favourite bedtime stories.  Recently published by Maverick Arts Publishing, Bibble and the Bubbles is written by Alice Hemming and illustrated by Sara Sanchez. Bubbles are something that I think fascinate all children.  I can remember… Continue reading »