Review: The Great Gran Plan

Tonight, T spotted the pig on the front cover of his story choice - The Great Gran Plan by Elli Woollard and Steven Lenton - and immediately made an accurate link to the three little pigs. In this twisted amalgamation of multiple traditional tales we have only one pig. He lives safe as houses in... Continue Reading →

Review: Cats and Robbers

Tonight T returned to his library #tbr pile, picking out a book that he declared, "looked cool," - Cats and Robbers by Russell Ayto. The story opens with three robbers staking out a house with the potential for robbery. They have a robbing checklist prepared and eventually set about their business. However, unbeknownst to them,... Continue Reading →

Review: Counting on Katherine

After a day where T got to meet some of his football heroes, it seems apt that he picked out a book about a genuine hero of space travel and NASA - Counting on Katherine by Helaine Becker and Dow Phumiruk. Counting on Katherine is the authorised biography of Katherine Johnson, a mathematical genius who... Continue Reading →

Review: Sophie’s Shell

For tonight's bedtime story, T picked out a lovely, colourful book that we received in the post recently - Sophie's Shell by Jo Rooks. Sophie is a cute, clever snail with lots of BIG questions that she is eager to learn the answers to. As you might imagine then, she is very excited to start... Continue Reading →

Review: I Am Bat

Tonight T picked out a book I was very excited to find on our most recent visit to the library - I Am Bat by Morag Hood. Bat is a rather aggressive animal who doesn't like mornings but does like cherries. Having made clear that the cherries are not for sharing, and warned of the... Continue Reading →

Review: The Boy from Mars

As we draw towards the end of our space-themed tribute to the Apollo 11 mission, T finally picked out a book he had almost chosen a few times already - The Boy from Mars by Simon James. The story stars Stanley, a young boy who is feeling upset when his mum leaves for work. Rather... Continue Reading →

Review: Moon

Of all the stories in our #Apollo50 tribute, tonight T finally picked out the one I have been most looking forward to - Moon by Britta Teckentrup. Moon is the story of night times around the world, told through the lunar cycle. We watch the shape of the moon change as animals are busy in... Continue Reading →

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