Review – Supertato Carnival Catasto-Pea!

Tonight T decided to stick with his recent new additions from our trip to the Bradford Literature Festival, picking out Supertato Carnival Catasto-Pea! by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet. In this latest addition to one of the most successful series in picture book history, Supertato and the veggies are gathering their strength in preparation of... Continue Reading →

Review – Octopants

Today, the whole clan headed into Bradford for a day at the brilliant Bradford Literature Festival! We had loads of fun at three excellent story workshops and came away with lots of new books to enjoy. It was from this collection that T picked tonight's bedtime story - Octopants by Suzy Senior and Claire Powell.... Continue Reading →

Review – Goat’s Coat

Tonight T had lots to choose from but decided again to borrow a book from his baby brother - Goat's Coat by Tom Percival and Christine Pym. We meet Alfonzo as he struts his stuff in a lovely new coat. Whilst out on his walk, he hears some crying frogs and ends up using the... Continue Reading →

Review – The Building Boy

Tonight we decided to borrow a book from Baby L as he had one by two of our favourite picture book creators - The Building Boy by Ross Montgomery and David Litchfield. The book opens with a young boy (cleverly given no name to make him relatable) snuggled up with his Grandma in front of... Continue Reading →

Review – How Many Trees?

T was sticking firmly with his library pile again today, picking out How Many Trees?, by Barroux, for his bedtime story. Barroux is the master of short, simple stories that leave you wondering and he delivers another fine example here! The premise of the book is an attempt to answer the question in the title.... Continue Reading →

Review – I Really Want That Unicorn

Tonight T was once again picking from his library pile, eventually plumping for I Really Want That Unicorn, by Fabi Santiago, for his bedtime story. When Miss Twinkletoes launches a talent competition with a mellow yellow unicorn as the main prize, it's fair to say she immediately stokes interest in entry! Chloe is very keen... Continue Reading →

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