Review: The Smeds and The Smoos

Tonight T decided to go for a book he'd received as a birthday present from a classmate - The Smeds and The Smoos by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler. The story is set on a faraway planet inhabited by two sets of aliens: the red Smeds and the blue Smoos. Unfortunately, the two don't mix,... Continue Reading →

Review: Ready Steady Mo!

Tonight T picked out a book by a truly inspirational author - Ready Steady Mo! by Mo Farah, Kes Gray and Marta Kissi. The book, as you can probably guess based on the author and front cover is all about running! It's a fun rhyme sharing all the places that you might run, from up... Continue Reading →

Review: Who’s in the Loo?

With his current interest in wee and poo, it's rather amazing that it has taken T so long to pick out tonight's choice of bedtime story - Who's in the Loo? by Jeanne Willis and Adrian Reynolds. The book opens with a large queue having formed outside a toilet. A boy and girl are part... Continue Reading →

Review: Oh No! Where Did Walter Go?

Tonight T delved into his library pile and picked out a book that has been waiting for a while - Oh No! Where Did Walter Go? by Joanna Boyle. Walter, a parakeet, and Olive, a girl, are best friends and do everything together. Together, they are acrobats, detectives, explorers and even pirates. When a game... Continue Reading →

Review: The AstroNaughty Naughty Baddies

Tonight T picked out the book that he was immediately drawn to on yesterday's visit to the library - The AstroNaughty Naughty Baddies by Mark Sperring and David Tazzyman. The Naughty Naughty Baddies are a group of threw devilish children and one evil cat. Whilst creeping one day, they spot a presidential poster offering a... Continue Reading →

Review: Michelle Obama

Tonight, Baby L joined us for our stop on the blog tour for The Fantastically Feminist (and totally true) Story of the Inspirational Activist and Campaigner Michelle Obama, by Anna Doherty. If you are after an inspirational piece of non-fiction about an incredible lady who has shown that anything is possible, then look no further!... Continue Reading →

Review: Rainstorm

Rather aptly, after a day of non-stop rain which T and Baby L made the most of (splashing in puddles), T chose Rainstorm, by Barbara Lehman, for his bedtime story. This is one of those magical wordless picture books which let's you as the reader decide what might be said/written. Here we meet a boy... Continue Reading →

Review: The Big Monster Snoreybook

Tonight, T spent an age deciding on some new ballet gear before finally getting into his pyjamas and picking out a bedtime story - The Big Monster Snoreybook by Leigh Hodgkinson. This is another of those fourth-wall breaking books that chats directly with the reader. Here we are told that not much is going on,... Continue Reading →

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