Six for Sunday: Reasons I love Blogging

#SixforSunday is hosted by Steph at A Little But A Lot. Every week there is a bookish-themed prompt to inspire 6 choices. This month focuses on Share the Love and this week the prompt is reasons I Love blogging. The original post for this week was much longer, deeper and personal than what is actually … Continue reading Six for Sunday: Reasons I love Blogging

Top Ten Tuesday – Anticipated 5-star Reads

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is Books On My TBR I Predict Will Be 5-Star Reads Ok so I’ve limited myself here to what I have purchased and I already physically have in my possession not the … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday – Anticipated 5-star Reads

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

Monster In The Lake-Louie Stowell illustrated by Davide Ortu

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For me The Dragon in the Library is one of the cleverest and different concepts to appear in that little space between highly illustrated early readers and MG from its magical system, to the illustrative stylings of Davide Ortu and then there’s the wonderful character of Kit who challenges tropes about femininity and protagonists. The … Continue reading Monster In The Lake-Louie Stowell illustrated by Davide Ortu

Top Ten Tuesday: Recent Additions to the Bookshelf

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly book blogging initiative hosted by The Artsy Reader Girl with new themes each week. This weeks theme is The Ten Most Recent Additions to My BookshelfIn addition to some wonderful bookpost I thought I would highlight a few interesting older books I have recently added to my book trolley. Crater Lake - … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: Recent Additions to the Bookshelf

Notable Non Fiction: Building Fine Motor Skills with Touch and Trace – Patricia Hegarty & Thomas Elliot

This is such a clever, clever idea from the Baby 101 range. Perfect for babies up to preschoolers but will also hold the attention of fidgety 4-7 year olds who love interactive books. Not only are they brilliant to engage young children with STEM topics but are also they offer both a lovely introduction to … Continue reading Notable Non Fiction: Building Fine Motor Skills with Touch and Trace – Patricia Hegarty & Thomas Elliot