After the response to the Top Ten Tuesday- Gems with under 1,000 ratings post was immensely positive, it was suggested regularly spotlighting great older books would be a great idea. Millie’s Marvellous Hat by Satoshi Kitamura Group: Picture Book Published: Anderson (2010) Key Words: Imagination, Hats, Reframing Littlefae says This book is MARVELLOUS! I like … Continue reading Little Spotlights- Millie’s Marvellous Hat by Satoshi Kitamura
This gorgeous rhyming story about being kind both to others and to yourself is a brilliant little story encouraging young children to be assertive but not aggressive in their peer interactions. Littlefae loves the way that Princess Alice gets her Blankie back AND solves the problem by eventually finding the Teddy to share with Dragon. … Continue reading Have you seen my Blankie? Lucy Rowland and Paula Metcalf
WWW Wednesday is a meme hosted by Taking on a World Of Words that simply asks three questions. What are you currently reading? Max The Detective Cat: The Disappearing Diva by Sarah Todd Taylor Illustrations by Nicola Kinnear (Nosy Crow)This lovely series is about the adventures of a pampered kitty who is expelled from his … Continue reading Pause for WWW Wednesday 27/03
Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is a free theme of Audio considering audiobooks, music, podcasts etc. You may be surprised to hear that we don't really enjoy audiobooks as frequently as we could and after Littlefae recently … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Audiobooks – advise me!!
As a young reader I devoured both the Famous Five and Secret Seven series (and more) by the time I was 6 and then like for many before (and since) realised there were and would be no more books. I ached for more adventures and whilst yes I found other books to read, and as … Continue reading Rebooting Blyton: The Secret Seven
After the response to the Top Ten Tuesday- Gems with under 1,000 ratings post was immensely positive, so I have decided to regularly spotlight great older books. A Mighty Bitey Creature by Ronda Armitage and Nikki Dyson Age group: Picture Books Key Words: Cheeky, Bitten Bottoms, Jungle, Funny Littlefae says: I like it when they … Continue reading Little Spotlights: Mighty Bitey Creature by Ronda Armitage and Nikki Dyson
This ode to friendship, Summer Camp and twist on the Parent Trap is a great little read on many levels and is ideal for young writers and readers to study in whole or excerpt for many reasons. Admittedly it is rather American in setting for British readers after all we don't do Summer Camp as … Continue reading To Night Owl from Dogfish Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer