SuperKitty versus MouseZilla- Hannah Whitty & Paula Bowles

Superkitty versus mousezilla by Hannah Whitty and Paula Bowles

Superkitty for me belongs to a group of Picture books for those who want to be brave and courageous but don’t think they have much power or voice. This tale of self belief, trust and determined action is a wonderful and humorous panacea of hope in these troubled times, and this book in particular is … Continue reading SuperKitty versus MouseZilla- Hannah Whitty & Paula Bowles

The Pirates Are Coming!- John Condon & Matt Hunt

The pirates are coming John Condon Matt Hunt

This is such a clever concept blending the elements of The Boy who cried wolf with a huge twist and the childhood love of pirates but with added educational value.  Tom feels it his job to look out for pirates to give the villagers time to hide, but he doesn’t really know what he’s looking … Continue reading The Pirates Are Coming!- John Condon & Matt Hunt

Leapfrog – Jane Clarke & Britta Teckentrup

This is such an incredibly clever book. It feels like how a good storyteller may have narrated a non-fiction book that a younger child may have selected for bed time, which is lovely. But it also has great potential for exploring habitats, counting and onomatopoeia (great for phonemic awareness too)  And with Britta Teckentrup's amazing … Continue reading Leapfrog – Jane Clarke & Britta Teckentrup

I Don’t Like Books. Never. Ever. The End by Emma Perry & Sharon Davey

Many young children go through a block when they start to read for themselves and this can come from a variety of places and manifest in different ways. In Daisy Hirst's I Do Not Like Books Anymore it was partly because Natalie was struggling with the mechanics of reading, converting squiggles into sounds which is … Continue reading I Don’t Like Books. Never. Ever. The End by Emma Perry & Sharon Davey

Seasons Readings: Newest additions to our Christmas themed Picture Books

Over the next week or so I'm going to be posting some festive and seasonal collections of Christmassy, and Wintery books across Picture Books, Early Chapter and Middle Grade. This post is looking at the Christmassy themed books published in recent months of 2019 that we have added to our collection whether through kind gifting … Continue reading Seasons Readings: Newest additions to our Christmas themed Picture Books

Top Ten Tuesday: Littlefae & Tinyfae choose their Faevorite Festive Picture Books

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is Holiday Reads (Books you love reading during the holiday season.) Ok I totally cheated on this one, by getting the girls to choose their Faevorite Festive Picture Books but it’s something … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Littlefae & Tinyfae choose their Faevorite Festive Picture Books