Book Review, Non-fiction Books, Picture Books

Two Bears by Patricia Hegarty & Rotem Teplow

Two Bears is a beautiful fiction/non-fiction picture book sharing the similarities and differences between polar bears and grizzly bears. The gorgeous illustrations and powerful story of conservation takes me back to my home country of Canada where bears still roam in the wild and need to be protected. The polar bears in the north and… Continue reading Two Bears by Patricia Hegarty & Rotem Teplow

Book Review, Non-fiction Books

How it Works: The Body by Amelia Hepworth & David Semple

How it Works: The Body from the wonderful team at Little Tiger is a great book for introducing little readers to the human body. A sturdy board book, the cut out pages show what's inside layer by layer. Key vocabulary is emphasised on labelled diagrams while clear yet suitably detailed text explains the most important… Continue reading How it Works: The Body by Amelia Hepworth & David Semple

Book Review, Picture Books

Who Will Love Me When You’re Gone? by Anna Friend & Jake Biggin

Who Will Love Me When You're Gone is a beautiful picture book published in conjunction with Grief Awareness Week 2021. *** "My love for you can never leave, It's like the sun, the air you breathe..." Jack's mum is very poorly, and he's worried about what will happen when she's gone... Will Mummy take her… Continue reading Who Will Love Me When You’re Gone? by Anna Friend & Jake Biggin

Book Review, Picture Books

Evie’s Christmas Wish by Siobhan Parkinson & Shannon Bergin

Evie's Christmas Wish is a beautiful Christmas picture book celebrating all the wonderful traditions that make a family Christmas so special. Evie loves the holiday season. Wrapped up in the magic of it all, she whispers her wishes and hopes to herself. Just maybe they'll come true. Each page is full of warmth and colour.… Continue reading Evie’s Christmas Wish by Siobhan Parkinson & Shannon Bergin

Book Review, Chapter Book (7-9), Middle Grade Fiction, Picture Books, Young Adult

Christmas Gifts with a Difference

Books make the best gifts and 2021 has been overflowing with so many wonderful choices! I'm excited to bring you some of Liz Scott's recent favourites. Here are her choices for under the tree... The Lights that Dance in the Night by Yuval Zommer Oxford University Press, Age 2+ 'Completing Yuval's 'winter trilogy' with a… Continue reading Christmas Gifts with a Difference

Blog Tour, Book Review, Picture Books

Bob the Bear’s Adventures by Alice Chambers

Bob the Bear's Adventures by Kindergarten manager & author Alice Chambers is a sweet book about friendship and all the fun little ones can have in their garden. Everyone loves hide and seek, especially with their teddy bear friends. This story will inspire young children to take their games outside and enjoy imaginative play. Every… Continue reading Bob the Bear’s Adventures by Alice Chambers

Book Review, Middle Grade Fiction, Picture Books

Arthur: The Always King by Kevin Crossley-Holland & Chris Riddell

The legends of King Arthur are eternal. Much like the title of this gorgeous book, he will forever be “The Always King”. Keven Crossley-Holland and Chris Riddell have come together to create a book absolutely worthy of the timeless stories it holds. Each stage of Arthur’s life is retold with language that will engage and… Continue reading Arthur: The Always King by Kevin Crossley-Holland & Chris Riddell

Activity Books, Book Review, Picture Books

There’s No Such Thing as Elves by Lucy Rowland & Katy Halford

A little boy is full of Christmas spirit. When his best friend says there’s no such thing as elves, he’s shocked and determined to prove they do. Readers are invited to join in the search and discover for themselves if there’s really no such thing as elves in this fun search and find book. All… Continue reading There’s No Such Thing as Elves by Lucy Rowland & Katy Halford

Book Review, Picture Books

Bright Brown Baby: A Treasury

With beautiful rhyming text and gorgeous illustrations celebrating families and time spent together, Bright Brown Baby: A Treasury is a collection of five lyrical poems to share with your baby. This is a book to read again and again encouraging black and brown babies to see how extraordinary they are. The aim is to help… Continue reading Bright Brown Baby: A Treasury