Charlie Crow in the Snow – 12 Days of Christmas books – Day 12

Charlie Crow in the Snow

I hope you’ve enjoyed looking at the wonderful books in my 12 Days of Christmas books posts.  Today is Day 12 and I’m finishing with another lovely picture book – Charlie Crow in the Snow. Charlie Crow in the Snow is written by Paula Metcalf and illustrated by Cally Johnson-Isaacs. … Continue reading »

Horrid Henry’s Christmas Play – 12 Days of Christmas books – Day 11

Horrid Henry's Christmas Play

Now something that will entertain Monkey, aged nearly 4 years and children who are starting to read themselves!  I’ve featured some of the Orion Books Early Readers range of books before, and for Day 11 of our 12 Days of Christmas Books I bring you Horrid Henry’s Christmas Play. The… Continue reading »

Tractor Ted review and giveaway

Tractor Ted, All About Tractors DVD, Christmas Activity Book

Any regular reader of this blog will know that Monkey adores Tractor Ted, and I really like the educational aspect of this brand. We’ve been lucky enough to review a number of the Tractor Ted DVD’s before – including In the Springtime, Big Machines, Meet the Horses, Meet More Animals… Continue reading »

Colourful Advent Calendar

Colourful Advent Calendar

I am ever so slightly obsessed with Advent Calendars.  I think it goes back to my childhood and the days before all the rectangular cardboard ones you get these days with tiny bits of chocolate in them.  Our Advent Calendar as children: we had one, one between the two of… Continue reading »

Michael Morpurgo Christmas Stories – 12 Days of Christmas books – Day 2

Michael Morpurgo Christmas Stories

For the second installment of my 12 Days of Christmas books I bring you an absolute gem – Michael Morpurgo Christmas Stories, published by Egmont.  This book contains 4 lovely stories from this wonderful author, all with a Christmas theme. Not all of the books I will be featuring will… Continue reading »

The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas – 12 Days of Christmas books – Day 1

The Dinosaur That Pooped Christmas

You all know that I love books and I’m very lucky that Monkey does too.  He’s 4 years old in a few weeks time and he loves story time, whether it’s here with me, at Nursery School, or down at the Library.  Books are part of our lives, I wouldn’t… Continue reading »