Super Kitty- Hannah Whitty & Paula Bowles

My girls love books that challenge both gender and size bias and also love superhero books so when the illustrator contacted us to ask if we would like to read SuperKitty we were delighted to say yes! SuperKitty is a lovely book for children who feel like others underestimate them based on their gender, size … Continue reading Super Kitty- Hannah Whitty & Paula Bowles

Reflections upon: I Don’t Want To Be Small- Laura Ellen Anderson

This book is exceptionally wonderful and very meaningful on a personal level. Many books, and tv episodes about being small focus on the end result that in the future you will grow too, and across the story that is shown, often by a sudden growth spurt, sometimes by the character's older self looking back fondly … Continue reading Reflections upon: I Don’t Want To Be Small- Laura Ellen Anderson

The Snow Dragon- Abi Elphinstone & Fiona Woodcock

When we won this book from Toppsta I genuinely squealed with delight, this book has been highly anticipated since first hearing about this earlier in the year and the girls were squealing about how pretty and exciting the book was too! The Snow Dragon is an abridged and beautifully illustrated edition of the short story … Continue reading The Snow Dragon- Abi Elphinstone & Fiona Woodcock

Itchy Scritchy Scratchy Pants Steve Smallman & Elina Ellis

This ridiculously silly story of Vikings in search of knitted underwear has brought great delight and mirth and is fantastic for showcasing (and studying) a different approach to rhyming patterns and rhythm. A group of 5 Vikings have had their paints blown off in a battle and the knitted knicker shop is out of stock... … Continue reading Itchy Scritchy Scratchy Pants Steve Smallman & Elina Ellis

Britta Teckentrup: We Are Together And Kindness Grows

Britta Teckentrup is a immensely talented and prolific illustrator who continues to produce innovative and exciting picture books with her wonderful use of collage that explores colour, texture and emotion. We Are Together This is such a clever book about the power of togetherness and collaboration across nations and cultures. In a message deeply necessary … Continue reading Britta Teckentrup: We Are Together And Kindness Grows