Review: Little Rabbit Lost

For tonight's bedtime story, T picked out Little Rabbit Lost by Harry Horse. Little Rabbit wakes up to presents and a big red balloon - its his birthday! And even better than the presents, Mama has packed a picnic and got tickets for the family to go to Rabbit World (think Disney for rabbits). Once... Continue Reading →

Review: Freddie and the Fairy

With mummy out for a post-Lockdown haircut, L joined T to read Freddie and the Fairy by Julia Donaldson and Karen George. Freddie is climbing a tree when he comes across a trapped fairy. Having rescued the fairy, Bessie-Belle, Freddie is granted 3 wishes. Unfortunately, a combination of Freddie's mumbling and Bessie-Belle's poor hearing leads... Continue Reading →

Review: The Rabbits

Tonight, T finally picked out a book I have been waiting for ages to read with him - The Rabbits by John Marsden and Shaun Tan. The Rabbits is, in essence, the story of Great Britain's colonisation of Australia, told with rabbits in the role of colonisers. We watch as the arrival of a handful... Continue Reading →

Review: Pooh! Is That You, Bertie?

T is at the stage were he finds parps/trumps/farts hilarious and so he was delighted to read tonight's book - Pooh! Is That You, Bertie? by David Roberts. Bertie, much like T, is a boy who enjoys a good trump. Whether he is at the dentist with mum, or exploring an art gallery with dad,... Continue Reading →

Review: Owl Babies

Tonight, a poorly T was excited to read a book he remembered sharing in Reception - Owl Babies by Martin Waddell and Patrick Benson. The owl babies are Sarah, Percy and Bill. They live in the hole of a tree trunk with Owl Mother, and their story really starts when they wake up one evening... Continue Reading →

Review: Sugarlump and the Unicorn

It came as no surprise that T was immediately excited by the sparkly front cover of tonight's bedtime story - Sugarlump and the Unicorn by Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks. Sugarlump is a rocking horse seemingly happy with his lot. But, when his children head off to school he wishes to be out in the... Continue Reading →

Review: Oh Dear, Geoffrey

For tonight's bedtime story, we picked out the second book by an author who was responsible for writing the first book T and I ever loved (you can read our review of that book here) - Oh Dear, Geoffrey! by Gemma O'Neill. Geoffrey is a knobbly-kneed walking disaster, or at least that is how he... Continue Reading →

Review: Mog in the Dark

T chose a book that is older than me for tonight's bedtime story - Mog in the Dark by Judith Kerr. Mog finds herself alone, outside in the dark. Very quickly, she is overtaken by dark thoughts, specifically about who else might be out in the dark with her! Is that a bird? Or a... Continue Reading →

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