Hollie and Figgs – book reviews and giveaway

Hollie and Figgs

I’ve got a couple of delightful books to share with you this afternoon in the Hollie and Figgs series.  The books are written by Annette Sharman and are aimed at children aged 5-8 years of age. The first book in the series is Hollie and Figgs Magical Adventures where we get… Continue reading »

From Dark to Light – review and giveaway

From Dark to Light

I’m taking part in a blog tour today to introduce you to the new picture book From Dark to Light written by young 12-year-old author, Isabella Murphy.  I’m always keen to introduce my 7 year old son to new authors and with Halloween approaching fast, a book involving a little… Continue reading »

Shine: Why Don’t Moon Fairy and Sun Prince Live Together?

Shine: Why Don't Moon Fairy and Sun Prince Live Together?

As a child I can’t remember knowing anyone whose parents were divorced.  But times change and sadly in the 21st century it’s often the case that families don’t always find it possible to stay together.  I know from my own experience from my first marriage, just how traumatic divorce can… Continue reading »

Animal Planet Dinosaurs! – a book review

Animal Planet Dinosaurs!

My 7 year old son has been enjoying the chapter book Animal Planet Dinosaurs! recently and I’m sure if you’ve got a young dinosaur fan, they may well do too.  Now, don’t be too surprised, I’m still the one doing the reading here, but this chapter book is aimed at children… Continue reading »

Posie Pixie and the Snowstorm

Posie Pixie and the Snowstorm

Posie Pixie and the Snowstorm is the sixth book in the Whimsy Wood series of children’s books, and Monkey and I have been enjoying reading it at bedtime recently. Posie Pixie and the Snowstorm is written by Sarah Hill, and each page is accompanied by lovely illustrations from Sarah Mauchline…. Continue reading »

The Hugging Bears – a book review

The Hugging Bears

I haven’t been to Kensington Gardens in London for a long time, but apparently the gardens are home to a statue of two bears hugging.  This statue is the inspiration behind a book we recently received called The Hugging Bears, by Carol Butcher. Published by Austin Macauley on 31st October,… Continue reading »