Review: Pigeon P.I.

Tonight's book choice was one that caught my eye at the library. I slipped it into our pile and tonight T eventually picked it out for his bedtime story - Pigeon P.I. by Meg McLaren. Pigeon P.I starts this story recently retired. His former partner has skipped town and he has decided to take things... Continue Reading →

Review: Gigantosaurus

Today T was off school poorly and so, to help him feel better, I came home from work with a treat - a new book (there was some initial rumblings of discontent that the book wasn't a toy)! Once he peeked inside though, he was more than happy and decided to read the book -... Continue Reading →

Review: Daddy Fartypants

For tonight's bedtime story, T took us back to base boy-humour when he picked out Daddy Fartypants by Emer Stamp and Matt Hunt. Daddy Fartypants, as you can probably guess from the name, loves a good Parp. At home or in public, he isn't bothered either way as he happily blames his wind on others... Continue Reading →

Review: Ten Little Aliens

With read and reviewed quite a few of the 'Ten Little...' series and tonight it was the turn of visitors from elsewhere as T picked out Ten Little Aliens, by Mike Brownlow and Simon Rickerty, for his bedtime story. The aliens have set out in search of a new home and stumble across a solar... Continue Reading →

Review: Love Monster

T has been almost as excited for the launch of the latest CBeebies show as the presenters and author have and so he was very happy to come home today to the first 5 episodes ready to watch and the original book, Love Monster by Rachel Bright, for his bedtime story. Love Monster lives in... Continue Reading →

Review: I’ll Believe You When…

We recently received some lovely #bookpost from the legends at Lantana Publishing at it was from here that T picked tonight's bedtime read - I'll Believe You When... by Susan Schubert and Raquel Bonita. Rather than a story, this cool little book is a fun exploration of language, and more specifically the idiom. Framed around... Continue Reading →

Review: Meerkat Mail

Tonight T finally picked out a book I have been waiting an age for him to choose - Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett. Sunny comes from a big family of Meerkats. He loves them but often feels the need for space and so one day he packs his bags and heads out into the world.... Continue Reading →

Review: Paws McDraw

For tonight's story, T headed to his library pile and picked out Paws McDraw by Connah Brecon.Paws McDraw is a pencil-weilding hero who draws his town safe from all manner of danger. But, one day, as the town celebrate Paws' heroic rescue of a bunny, a new threat arrives - the cupcake-loving Rascally Racoon Gang!... Continue Reading →

Review: Megaboy

Today, I borrowed book off a work friend (thanks Mrs C) as I knew T would be eager to read it and so it proved as he picked out Megaboy, by UNKNOWN and Ian Cunliffe, for his bedtime story. Megaboy is better know by his secret identity, Alfie the dog-owning boy. But, when nobody is... Continue Reading →

Review: The Mist Monster

For tonight's bedtime story, T picked out The Mist Monster by Kirsti Beautyman. Penny is a young girl who has just moved into a new house with her dad and a dog named Peanut. She is eager to explore, all she needs is her mum's old explorer hat. But Peanut sees it first and makes... Continue Reading →

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