Tag: childrens book

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: Madeline Finn and the Library Dog 

For our bedtime story tonight we read Madeline Finn and the Library Dog by Lisa Papp (Old Barn Books)  It is a gorgeous, uplifting chilren’s book that normalises learning difficulties and provides children with strategies for overcoming anxiety.  What did we like about it?  Features a Child with […]

Review: Astronaut Lamby by Jude Lennon 

For our bedtime story this evening we read Astronaut Lamby by Jude Lennon and illustrated by Holly Bushnell. An exciting, rhyming space story for children; that has an all important, happy ending. There’s no better judge of a children’s book in my opinion than a child, they are […]

Classic Bedtime Stories 

A few weeks ago a friend was talking to my children about Goldilocks and the Three Bears and was met with a blank face from my kids. I realised that I’d been focusing so much on choosing new and exciting bed time stories for them, that id forgotten […]