Review: The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse

No doubt you will have heard the saying 'save the best til last.' Well, that is exactly what we did in 2019 when T picked out The Boy, the Mole, the Fox and the Horse, by Charlie Mackesy, for our final bedtime story of the year! Its genuinely quite hard to put into words quite... Continue Reading →

Review: The Digger and the Flower

We launched another raid on Baby L's room to obtain tonight's bedtime story - The Digger and the Flower by Joseph Kuefler. Digger is busy working with his friends; Crane and Dozer. Their efficiency means a city soon appears out of nowhere, only Digger slacking off a little when he spots a beautiful flower growing... Continue Reading →

Review: Poppy and the Blooms

Tonight we decided to borrow one of Baby L's Christmas presents, reading Poppy and the Blooms, by Fiona Woodcock, for T's bedtime story. Poppy and the Blooms (Dandy, Bluebell and Buttercup) are a little gang of flowers who love to spread sunshine and magic. When they hear that the last park in the City is... Continue Reading →

Review: Clem and Crab

Tonight we enjoyed another recent delivery courtesy of Father Christmas and Nanny Shirley - Clem and Crab by Fiona Lumbers. Clem is a young girl for the here and now. An avid environmentalist who enjoys picking up rubbish others leave behind at her local beach. One day, she makes a friend, Crab, who she untangles... Continue Reading →

Review: The Rabbit Listened

Tonight's bedtime story was a Christmas present from Nanny Shirley - The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld. Taylor is a young boy who builds something amazing only for it to be knocked down unexpectedly. He's obviously very upset about this turn of events and, one by one, different animals arrive with what they think is... Continue Reading →

Review: Oscar the Hungry Unicorn

Tonight's choice for bedtime story was another Christmas present - Oscar the Hungry Unicorn by Lou Carter and Nikki Dyson. Oscar is a chubby pink unicorn who has eaten himself out of house and home as this book opens. Hungry and in need of new stables, he sets off in search of somewhere new to... Continue Reading →

Review: Billy and the Dragon

It should come as no surprise that T received lots of books from Santa this year! From his new pile of reading options, he picked out Billy and the Dragon by Nadia Shireen. Billy is one of our favourite new breed of kick-ass hero and we meet her in this second outing on her way... Continue Reading →

Review: Mouse’s Night Before Christmas

Our #BookAdvent for 2019 draws to a close tonight, with T picking out Mouse's Night Before Christmas by Tracey Corderoy and Sarah Massini. The book begins with the opening lines from 'Twas the night before Christmas, before revealing that there was in fact a creature stirring - Mouse. Mouse is excited to see presents and... Continue Reading →

Review: The Queen’s Present

We made another raid on Baby L's bookshelves for tonight's bedtime story - The Queen's Present by Steve Antony. The Queen is back with another epic chase. This time its Christmas Eve and she still hasn't found the perfect gift for her grandchildren. With Santa enlisted to help, the pair head out in his sleigh... Continue Reading →

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