Book Review, Picture Books

The Curious Case of the Missing Mammoth by Ellie Hattie & Karl James Mountford

The Curious Case of the Missing Mammoth by Ellie Hattie & Karl James Mountford The Curious Case of the Missing Mammoth is an exciting picture book adventure with a real Night at the Museum feel. Oscar is awoken at midnight by strange stomping noises outside his window. When he discovers a talking woolly mammoth, he… Continue reading The Curious Case of the Missing Mammoth by Ellie Hattie & Karl James Mountford

Book Review, Picture Books

This Love by Isabel Otter & Harriet Lynas

This Love is a gorgeous picture book about the positive things that unite people around the world. Despite our many differences and the uniqueness of our cultures, there are so many qualities and experiences we all share. Love is a special language understood by everyone and there are common understandings that form a large part… Continue reading This Love by Isabel Otter & Harriet Lynas

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I Want to be a Doctor by Becky Davies & Richard Merritt

I Want to be a Doctor is a perfect first look at the medical profession for little readers. A beautiful board book with sturdy pages and bright illustrations, it will draw young readers in while the surprise mirror ending personalises the ambition of the charming character. This captivating picture book does not skimp on content.… Continue reading I Want to be a Doctor by Becky Davies & Richard Merritt

Book Review, Picture Books

The Song for Everyone by Lucy Morris

The Song for Everyone is a beautiful story celebrating the power of music and community. What would your song look like if we could see it? What colour would it be? What shape? What would it say? How would it touch others? A delicate tune from a tiny window builds a bridge between people, wrapping… Continue reading The Song for Everyone by Lucy Morris

Book Review, Picture Books

A Thing Called Snow by Yuval Zommer

A Thing Called Snow is a gorgeous picture book from Yuval Zommer celebrating the change of seasons in the far north and the beautiful magic of snow. Hare and Fox are the best of friends. When the clever Tern tells them about a mysterious thing called snow just before setting off on his autumn migration,… Continue reading A Thing Called Snow by Yuval Zommer

Book Review, Picture Books

Along Came a Fox by Georgiana Deutsch & illustrated by Cally Johnson-Isaacs

It was just the right sort of night for adventure and, in this wonderful picture book, Bramble the fox does just that. He is on the search for fireflies. Wandering through the shadowy forest, he insists that foxes don’t get scared until he spots his reflection in the lake and mistakes it for another fox.… Continue reading Along Came a Fox by Georgiana Deutsch & illustrated by Cally Johnson-Isaacs

Book Review, Picture Books

Where the Poppies Now Grow: First World War series by Hilary Robinson & Martin Impey

This series of award-winning, intensely powerful picture books highlight key moments and individuals of the First World War. Using story told in verse and rhyming poems that build up line-by-line, page-by-page, there is strength in every word that communicates such important details of war, peace and the legacy that remains. Following the story of Ray,… Continue reading Where the Poppies Now Grow: First World War series by Hilary Robinson & Martin Impey

Book Review, Picture Books

Christmas Picture Books from Little Tiger Press

One of our favourite Christmas traditions is getting out the box of very special Christmas books we’ve collected over the years. Each one holds wonderful memories and is cherished every year. We’re always on the look out for new books to add to our collection. Little Tiger has a selection of fun and festive stories… Continue reading Christmas Picture Books from Little Tiger Press

Book Review, Picture Books

The Tree That’s Meant to Be by Yuval Zommer

Love, support, acceptance and kindness are what make people shine brightly. The same is true for the lovely little fir tree in the gorgeous book. At first, the tree is devastated when it isn’t chosen to become a Christmas tree. Left in the clearing, all alone, it longs to feel needed and loved. The animals… Continue reading The Tree That’s Meant to Be by Yuval Zommer

Book Review, Picture Books

Jeremy Worried About the Wind by Pamela Butchart & illustrated by Kate Hindley

With a bright, eye-catching cover, Jeremy Worried About the Wind is just the kind of picture book children want to pick up and explore. Perfect for any child who has ever felt a little worried, this book reassuringly addresses those concerns through a funny, slightly silly story. Jeremy is a worrier. He worries about everything… Continue reading Jeremy Worried About the Wind by Pamela Butchart & illustrated by Kate Hindley