Book Review, Picture Books

Afraid of the Dark by Sarah Shaffi and Isabel Otter & illustrated by Lucy Farfort

Afraid of the Dark is a story with which so many children can identify. Amy is moving to a new house. She’s worried and unsure about this new start. No matter what, it just doesn’t feel like home. Her new room is strange and scary. There are unusual sounds and monsters in the dark. During… Continue reading Afraid of the Dark by Sarah Shaffi and Isabel Otter & illustrated by Lucy Farfort

Book Review, Picture Books

The Moonlight Zoo by Maudie Powell-Tuck & illustrated by Karl James Mountford

The Moonlight Zoo is a beautiful story of a little girl searching for her lost cat. Ella won’t give up until she’s found Luna who has been missing for two days! Looking under her bed, Ella finds the most magical zoo for lost pets. With smooth, moonbeam gates and gorgeous, soft colours, each page is… Continue reading The Moonlight Zoo by Maudie Powell-Tuck & illustrated by Karl James Mountford

Book Review, Picture Books

Owl Always Love You by Patricia Hegarty & illustrated by Bryony Clarkson

Owl Always Love You is an absolutely lovely peek-through board book to share at bedtime. With opportunities to touch, peek, look forward and look back, it will engage young readers in a gentle goodnight. Set in a forest of warm autumnal colours, each page is full of adorable baby animals for readers to fall in… Continue reading Owl Always Love You by Patricia Hegarty & illustrated by Bryony Clarkson

Book Review, Picture Books

Snooze – A Helpful Guide for Sleepy Owls by Eilidh Muldoon

Sleep can be tricky. New experiences, a warm night or a few worries can make falling asleep seem almost impossible for little ones. Snooze is a charming self-help style guide to getting a good night’s sleep. The simple, step-by-step instructions make it seem so easy – the narrator obviously hasn’t been in this forest before!… Continue reading Snooze – A Helpful Guide for Sleepy Owls by Eilidh Muldoon