King Midas

King Midas

You may recall my first Silver Penny Stories review from last week.  Well today I’m sharing our second book in the series, the classic tale of King Midas. This lovely hardback book is part of a series of early reader stories, offering youngsters a first glimpse at classic tales.  In fact, tales that I remember…Continue reading King Midas

The Lion and the Mouse

The Lion and the Mouse

As Monkey is starting out on his learning to read journey I’m trying to mix up the type of books that we read.  So when we were asked if we’d like to review a couple of Silver Penny Stories with GMC Publications, they sounded ideal.  The first book we received was The Lion and the…Continue reading The Lion and the Mouse

Horrid Henry's Royal Riot

Horrid Henry’s Royal Riot – book review

Monkey’s become quite a fan of Horrid Henry this year thanks to the Early Reader books we’ve received from Orion Books. When we were asked to review Horrid Henry’s Royal Riot, I knew it would be a hit. Horrid Henry’s Royal Riot was published last month and is a bumper paperback edition containing four great…Continue reading Horrid Henry’s Royal Riot – book review

Twit The owl who wasn’t wise – a book review

We’ve been enjoying another Blue Early Reader from Orion Books, written by Steve Cole.  Twit The owl who wasn’t wise tells the tale of a poor little owl, who isn’t the cleverest owl that has ever lived. Poor Twit is the youngest owl in the family, he is a bit of a scruff, and although he…Continue reading Twit The owl who wasn’t wise – a book review

Poppy the Pirate Dog and the Treasure Keeper – a book review

You may remember that we reviewed a fun Early Reader from Orion Books last year (eek – where does the time go!) following the adventures of Poppy the Pirate Dog.  Well, the lovable Dalmatian is back with her latest tale – Poppy the Pirate Dog and the Treasure Keeper. Written by Liz Kessler and illustrated by Mike…Continue reading Poppy the Pirate Dog and the Treasure Keeper – a book review

Algy's Amazing Adventures at Sea

Algy’s Amazing Adventures at Sea – a book review

You may remember we reviewed Algy’s Amazing Adventures in the Arctic; well Algy is off on an another adventure! Orion Books released the Algy’s Amazing Adventures at Sea last month.  Written by Kaye Umansky we join Algy, his best friend Cherry and her little brother Brad as they go on another exciting adventure. You may remember…Continue reading Algy’s Amazing Adventures at Sea – a book review