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

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Ten Minutes To Bed Little Mermaid- Rhiannon Fielding & Chris Chatterton

This is the latest addition to the Land of Nod series from Ladybird is such a perfectly joyous tale of a gorgeous black little mermaid avoiding bedtime. It is lovely to see some diversity in mermaid tales and this adventurous little soul is a beautiful way to embrace this in children's fiction. We enjoyed the … Continue reading Ten Minutes To Bed Little Mermaid- Rhiannon Fielding & Chris Chatterton

Little Spotlights: The Princess and the Sleep Stealer- Elissa Elwick

The Princess and the Sleep Stealer- Elissa Elwick Group: Picture books Published: Macmillan Childrens 1st October 2012 this PB edition 1 May 2012 Key Words: Sleepy, Kooky, Adventure Lilyfae I like this story, I like the Bobwobs, Jam is my favourite. It’s really fun, I love the bit when they discover the magic sleep dust … Continue reading Little Spotlights: The Princess and the Sleep Stealer- Elissa Elwick