Author Archives


Review: The Happiness Club 

A month ago I stumbled across a website called the Happiness Club– an online, monthly membership group run by Jo Howarth, to help people with their mental wellbeing.  I had a read through some of Jo Howarth’s Tweets and information on her website and although I am a […]

Review: Give and Take by Lucie Felix

Today we’ve been playing with Give and Take – an incredibly fun, stylish and completely unique children’s book by Lucie Felix (Old Barn Books). The book begins with an enticing instruction to the reader to press out the first shape (a circle) and then they turn the page to put […]

Review: Getting Ready

As a mum of 2, I know how difficult it can be to get children ready in a morning! For starters before 7am I’ve got to get 6 socks on 6 feet (including mine)! So when I discovered this book by Child’s Play (illustrated by Cocoretto) I was […]

Review: Bee & Me by Alison Jay

We’re in love with this inspiring, wordless, picture book Bee and Me by Alison Jay (Old Barn Books).  Not only is it absolutely adorable (it has very cute illustrations) but it sends out an important message about why we need to look after the natural world. What did we […]

Review: Clive’s Jobs by Jessica Spanyol 

I am a big believer in the importance of Imaginative Play in helping children to make sense of the world we live in. That’s why I was excited to discover a series of books called Clive’s Jobs by Jessica Spanyol (Child’s Play). A stunning collection of children’s books that […]

Review: Storm Whale  by Sarah Brennan 

For our bedtime story tonight we read a breathtakingly beautiful and poetic book called Storm Whale by Sarah Brennan and Ilustrated by Jane Tanner (Old Barn Books) What did we like about it?  Poetry- Written in rhyme, we felt like we were singing our way through this gorgeous, […]

Review: My Sensory Crate 

We were very excited to receive the first ever My Sensory Crate (in a very smart parcel!) through the post this week. My Sensory Crate is a subscription box designed for children who would benefit from sensory play. For example Autistic children and children with sensory prosessing  disorders. […]