A Year Full of Stories

A Year Full of Stories – review and giveaway

I  can remember as a child have a bumper book of stories, tales to keep me occupied throughout the year.  Now Monkey can experience that too with A Year Full of Stories – a collection of stories and poems for every day of the year! A Year Full of Stories is written by Georgie Adams…Continue reading A Year Full of Stories – review and giveaway

The Elephant & The Beaver

The Elephant & The Beaver – book review

When Orion Books asked if we’d like to review a picture book by Keith Lemon I really wasn’t sure what to expect.  Would this be suitable reading material for a virtually 5-year-old Monkey?  Let me share my thoughts on The Beaver & The Elephant which is written and illustrated by Lemon. The Beaver & The…Continue reading The Elephant & The Beaver – book review

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

Nanny Fox and the Three Little Pigs

Nanny Fox and the Three Little Pigs

You may remember that we reviewed a lovely picture book last July (doesn’t seem possible!) about Nanny Fox. Well today we are back to tell you about the second book in the series; Nanny Fox and the Three Little Pigs.  The latest book was published through Orion Books in September and we love it! We…Continue reading Nanny Fox and the Three Little Pigs

Gus & Me

Gus & Me – a book review

We’ve recently received a lovely book to read from Orion Books called Gus & Me.  It’s written by someone rather famous for another talent – playing the guitar with a band you may have heard of – The Rolling Stones. Gus & Me is written by Keith Richards and includes wonderful illustrations by his daughter…Continue reading Gus & Me – a 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