Review: Whiffy Wilson – The Wolf Who Wouldn’t Go To School

Tonight T decided it was time for our third encounter with Whiffy Wilson, and found himself gobsmacked when I read the title: Whiffy Wilson - The Wolf Who Wouldn't Go To School by Caryl Hart and Leonie Lord. Having already seen Wilson struggling with sleeping and washing, we meet him here unable to count or... Continue Reading →

Review: Leon and The Place Between

Tonight, T picked out a book that mummy got him for his 5th birthday - Leon and The Place Between by Angela McAllister and Grahame Baker-Smith. We join Leon as he heads into a circus tent. Whilst the family are sceptical, Leon believes in magic and is eagerly awaiting the main event. We enjoy some... Continue Reading →

Review: Almost Anything

After an exciting day at football, T pinched a book from Baby L's room for tonight's bedtime story - Almost Anything by Sophy Henn. The story stars a young rabbit called George. While the rest of the woods is busy with animals up to all sorts, George finds himself sat doing nothing. Sadly, he is... Continue Reading →

Review: When I Was a Child

Tonight, T picked out a library book that I have very much been forward to reading with him - When I Was a Child by Andy Stanton and David Litchfield. The first part of the story is told by Grandma. She is sharing stories of the magical world that she used to know but which... Continue Reading →

Review: The Wonky Donkey

The internet sensation finally made it's way into our house for tonight's bedtime story - The Wonky Donkey by Craig Smith and Katz Cowley. The narrator of this story was out enjoying a pleasant walk when they bumped into a donkey. But this donkey was unlike any they had seen before and saw we are... Continue Reading →

Review: This Is Not My Hat

Tonight T picked out a story which we were both looking forward to reading - This Is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen. The story opens with a little fish making a rather shocking confession - the hat he is wearing doesn't belong to him, he has just stolen it! Despite it quickly being revealed... Continue Reading →

Review: I Love You Already!

Tonight, we nipped into Baby L's room for a book from the 'Already' series - I Love You Already! by Jory John and Benji Davies. In this second installment in the series, Bear is settling himself down for a weekend morning of relaxation with a brew and a book. Duck though has other ideas! He's... Continue Reading →

Review: Bedtime for Monsters

T had heard this one being enjoyed by Baby L and mummy recently so made a grab the moment he saw Bedtime for Monsters by Ed Vere. This is the story of a journey taken by one monster on his way to join you (the reader) for your bedtime story. There is lots of lip... Continue Reading →

Review: Hello, Mr Dodo!

After a very busy day celebrating his birthday at Disco Planet, T picked out a book that he had received as a gift this week - Hello, Mr Dodo! by Nicholas John Frith. Martha is a young girl who loves birds. She knows all of the birds in the forest behind her house, or at... Continue Reading →

Review: The Lumberjack’s Beard

Tonight T noticed the front cover of a book because "the man has a bigger beard than you daddy." And so it was that we read The Lumberjack's Beard, by Duncan Beedie, for our bedtime story. Big Jim Hickory is a lumberjack who lives and works in a beautiful forest. After morning exercises and a... Continue Reading →

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