Blog Tour: My Monster and Me Nadiya Hussain and Ella Bailey

Me and my monster Nadiya Hussain

I am delighted to be taking part in the Blog Tour for My Monster and Me by Nadiya Hussain and Ella Bailey as, for me, self-care books are a very important part of any children’s book collection in order to give children resilience and the coping mechanisms to cope with the pressures and emotional stressors … Continue reading Blog Tour: My Monster and Me Nadiya Hussain and Ella Bailey

Betty Binoculars- Susie Laverty & Emily Hamilton

Betty Binoculars

Betty Binoculars is the debut from Dudley Doodle Books a new Devon-based Independent press with aims to create fun, quirky and gorgeous children's books and build a support network of illustrators, graphic designers, editors, book designers and small printers. The binoculars are a fun way to look through and see differently. It’s a really fun … Continue reading Betty Binoculars- Susie Laverty & Emily Hamilton

Three New Picture Books for when you need a laugh (with added stealthy learning!)

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Do you need a good giggle? Laughter can be the finest medicine when you are feeling the worries of the world, to release endorphins and bodily tension can make you feel brighter and bolder if only for a temporary boost. Here are three recently published Picture Books that have had us chortling away that I … Continue reading Three New Picture Books for when you need a laugh (with added stealthy learning!)

Potkin and Stubbs 3: Ghostcatcher- Sophie Green illustrations by Karl J Mountford

Potkin and Stubbs Ghostcatcher Sophie Green

Potkin and Stubbs has come to an end, it feels like too soon for I have loved this series so much but each part of the trilogy is utter perfection no more no less bringing us to an ending that is so very brilliant.  This book takes a perilous turn as Ned is on the … Continue reading Potkin and Stubbs 3: Ghostcatcher- Sophie Green illustrations by Karl J Mountford

Dear Earth by Isabel Otter and Clara Anganuzzi

Dear Earth Isabel Otter and Clara Anganuzzi illustration

With the current crises that society is going through particularly with school closures, Dear Earth offers an opportunity for children to celebrate our planet, learn about Habitats and practice their writing skills to be like Tessa and write our own letters of love to our planet. With recent tales of reduced Nitrogen emissions, satellite images … Continue reading Dear Earth by Isabel Otter and Clara Anganuzzi