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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]