Audiobook, Blog Tour, Book Review, Picture Books

Flamingo Fashion by Samantha Hunter (audiobook) – Blog Tour

Flamingo Fashion by Samantha Hunter and Maggy Roberts is a story bursting with fantastically fun characters and brilliant language! The audiobook is so engaging! Michael Maloney creates superb voices that bring each character to life with its own, unique personality. We love the deep-voiced lion with his nose in the air, thinking he’s better than… Continue reading Flamingo Fashion by Samantha Hunter (audiobook) – Blog Tour

Book Review, Non-fiction Books, Picture Books

Unlocked: Stories of hope from Tiny Owl artists in lockdown

As we emerge from the third lockdown in the UK, this incredible book from Tiny Owl reminds us of the things that have gotten us through. Isolation and distance have been so hard but there has been beauty in the quiet moments. For many of us, life has slowed down and there has been more… Continue reading Unlocked: Stories of hope from Tiny Owl artists in lockdown

Book Review, Picture Books

Loud! by Rose Robbins

LOUD! is another wonderfully inclusive story from author/illustrator Rose Robbins. Abigail finds school difficult. Her ADHD means she can be disruptive in class, struggles to concentrate and becomes frustrated with herself and others. She doesn’t want to do writing. She’d rather scribble, fiddle and stare out the window. When things get too much, she finds… Continue reading Loud! by Rose Robbins

Book Review, Picture Books

Rooso Takes to the Sky by Moira & Louis Benoit

Join Rooso (the cockerel) and his friends Montauciel (the sheep) and a duck with no name on their incredible adventure. It’s France in 1783 and these intrepid animals are the first passengers ever to fly in a hot air balloon. They belong to the Montgolfier family who love inventing things, especially Joseph-Michel who would rather… Continue reading Rooso Takes to the Sky by Moira & Louis Benoit

Book Review, Picture Books

The Boys by Lauren Ace & Jenny Lovlie

The Boys is a beautiful tribute to friendship and growing up. It has been created by Lauren Ace and Jenny Lovlie who also gave us the Waterstone’s Children’s Book Prize Winner, The Girls. Four young boys are as close as brothers. The bonds of their friendship are strong enough to last a lifetime. Through the… Continue reading The Boys by Lauren Ace & Jenny Lovlie

Book Review, Non-fiction Books, Picture Books

Books about Saving Turtles and Protecting Oceans

Turtle Rescue by Jonny Marx & illustrated by Xuan Lee Turtle Rescue is a fun story packed full of information about protecting oceans and the animals who live there. Fact meets fiction as Flora and Fauna, a marine biologist adventurer and an inventor, go on holiday by the sea. Locals cleaning up the beach need… Continue reading Books about Saving Turtles and Protecting Oceans

Book Review, Picture Books

Sometimes: A Book of Feelings by Stephanie Stansbie & illustrated by Elisa Pagnelli

With beautiful rhyming text and an honest discussion of emotions, Sometimes: A Book of Feelings explores the ebb and flow, the highs and lows of life. The beautiful metaphor of the sea helps young readers to understand how our feelings develop and change. The gorgeous colours of the brilliant illustrations by Elisa Paganelli reflect the… Continue reading Sometimes: A Book of Feelings by Stephanie Stansbie & illustrated by Elisa Pagnelli

Book Review, Picture Books

The Easter Story by Brian Wildsmith

Brian Wildsmith and Oxford Children’s Books have come together to create a beautiful version of The Easter Story. The key events and emotions of this timeless story are shared from the point of view of the donkey: from their arrival in Jerusalem, through the Last Supper, standing before Pilate, the Crucifixion and Resurrection. The donkey… Continue reading The Easter Story by Brian Wildsmith

Blog Tour, Book Review, Picture Books

The Perfect Fit by Naomi Jones & James Jones (Blog Tour)

The Perfect Fit is the perfect combination of Maths and PSHCE wrapped up in a colourful, friendly picture book. Inspired by their eldest son trying to make friends at nursery, Naomi and James Jones have created an engaging book so many children (and parents) will be able to relate to. Triangle is desperate to have… Continue reading The Perfect Fit by Naomi Jones & James Jones (Blog Tour)

Blog Tour, Book Review, Picture Books

The Tale of the Whale by Karen Swann & illustrated by Padmacandra (Blog Tour)

I'm thrilled to be a part of the blog tour for The Tale of the Whale and host a guest post by illustrator Padmacandra! “I am trying to keep the whale’s eye out of the gutter and the tail out of the trim. I have had to crop the octopus off“ – these words from… Continue reading The Tale of the Whale by Karen Swann & illustrated by Padmacandra (Blog Tour)