Review: The Animals of Farthing Wood

For the last week or so we have been enjoying a beautifully illustrated version of one of my all-time favourite books - The Animals of Farthing Wood by Colin Dann and Stuart Trotter. There probably isn't much I need to say about this story as I would imagine any adult reading this blog has read... Continue Reading →

Review: Pirate Blunderbeard

For the last week we have been enjoying an awesome story from an author we know from our picture book days - Pirate Blunderbeard by Amy Sparkes and Ben Cort. Blunderbeard is a pirate in name only. He much prefers cupcakes to cutlass', is afraid of fish and is no good at sailing his ship!... Continue Reading →

Review: I Believe in Unicorns

This week, we have been tackling one of our meatiest books to date - I Believe in Unicorns by the storytelling titan that is Michael Morpurgo, with illustrations by Gary Blythe. Wow! It really is quite remarkable how much is packed in to less than 100 pages here! There is exploration of religion, war and... Continue Reading →

Review: Tooth Fairy

For tonight's bedtime story we joined Little Bro L in his new football net bed to share a book as old as me that was mummy's when she was a child - Tooth Fairy by Audrey Wood. Honestly, the book was dreadful. The story, of a jealous sister, a fake tooth made of corn and... Continue Reading →

Review: Big Wig

Having somehow contrived to lose a book we started, we have spent the last couple of days enjoying Big Wig by Colin West. Big Wig is a giant who got his name because he wears a big, ginger wig. Big Wig loves his wig, but a combination of laughter from the other giants and an... Continue Reading →

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