The Highway Rat DVD – review and giveaway

The Highway Rat DVD

Being of a certain age I only discovered Julia Donaldson when my son was born.  Everyone around me raved about her and as soon as I bought one of her books for my little boy, I knew why.  Her stories are enchanting, told in rhyme and so easy for youngsters… Continue reading »

What the Ladybird Heard Next

What the Ladybird Heard Next

We are huge fans of Julia Donaldson in this house, and Monkey loves What the Ladybird Heard so much that I took him to see a production of it in Aylesbury last year.  It’s a book we read over and over again, so imagine our delight when this arrived through… Continue reading »

Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book

Charlie Cook's Favourite Book

We love Julia Donaldson books here and we’ve recently added a special 10th Anniversary edition of Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book to our collection. We’d not come across Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book before and we’ve been missing out! This book is pure genius as it mixes a number of classic children’s stories… Continue reading »

The Gruffalo – a book giveaway

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo is 15 years old today!  Happy Birthday to you! Now you may remember that Monkey recently got to meet The Gruffalo in Wendover Woods as the preparations began for today’s birthday celebrations. I thought it would be nice to celebrate The Gruffalo’s birthday today by running a book… Continue reading »

The Gruffalo Trail #weloveforests

The Gruffalo Trail

On Thursday we had a very special invitation, we had a magical afternoon and memories were made that will hopefully stay with Monkey for a lifetime.  The Gruffalo (a big favourite here) is celebrating his 15th Birthday this year.  To celebrate the occasion, the Forestry Commission have organised a number… Continue reading »

Christmas stocking fillers from University Games

Stocking fillers from University Games

Monkey has been a fan of The Gruffalo for a long time now. When we spotted some Christmas stocking fillers from University Games recently, I noticed The Gruffalo Hide and Seek Mini Game. Monkey, who is 4 in a couple of days was intrigued to see what The Gruffalo Hide… Continue reading »