Review – The Story of the Little Mole who knew it was none of his business

This evening, Mummy provided us with a new book which she declared to be hilarious. This meant immediately that there was only one option for our bedtime story - The Story of the Little Mole who knew it was none of his business by Werner Holzwarth and Wolf Erlbruch. If you ever think you're having... Continue Reading →

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Review – The Littlest Dreamer… A Bedtime Adventure

Tonight has been a slightly bonkers evening so I was very pleased when T picked out what looked to be a lovely, calming book for his bedtime story - The Littlest Dreamer... A Bedtime Adventure by Suzanne Smith and Charlotte Cooke. In this gorgeous rhyming book (which immediately struck a chord here as it features... Continue Reading →

Review – The Boy on the Bench

For tonight's bedtime story, T picked out another book that mummy brought back from her most recent visit to the awesome bookshop at Salts Mill in Saltaire - The Boy on the Bench by Corrinne Averiss and Gabriel Alborozo. Tom is the young boy who occupies a spot on the bench, next to his daddy,... Continue Reading →

Review – Big Bear Little Brother

For tonight's bedtime story, T returned to his fast dwindling library #tbr pile and picked out Big Bear Little Brother by Carl Norac and Kristin Oftedal. Tonight's story is the tale of a very unexpected friendship between a very large polar bear and a very small boy. It all kicks off when Big Bear hears... Continue Reading →

Review – Construction

T loves diggers, trucks, bin lorries and the like so I can't quite believe it's taken him this long to pick out tonight's story from his Christmas present pile - Construction by Sally Sutton and Brian Lovelock. The premise of the book is fairly straightforward - we get to watch the construction process from breaking... Continue Reading →

Review – Unicorn and the Rainbow Poop

Tonight T remember the existence of a book he was very excited to find during our most recent library visit - Unicorn and the Rainbow Poop by Emma Adams and Katy Halford. The story is set in a magical, faraway place filled with all of the traditional fairytale creatures - fairies, elves, witches, dragons, etc...... Continue Reading →

Review – Feelings

Whenever mummy goes near a bookshop, she is irresistibly drawn in and inevitably leaves with a new pile of books. T usually benefits and today was no different - a trip to the gorgeous bookshop at Salts Mill in Saltaire leading to tonight's bedtime story - Feelings by Libby Walden and Richard Jones. Immediately, you'll... Continue Reading →

Review – The Three Billy Goats Gruff

T has recently discovered a passion for the traditional tale of the Three Billy Goats Gruff thanks to a naff, Australian retelling on YouTube. Mummy being mummy, she immediately bought his a book version (ours is the Ladybird First Favourite Tales) and tonight we found ourselves reading The Three Billy Goats Gruff by Irene Yates... Continue Reading →

Review – Pat-a-Cake Baby

Every half-term, T has a new nursery rhyme to learn at Big Boy School. And on every car journey we all have to listen to a DREADFUL nursery rhyme CD. So, when T heard that tonight's choice had Pat-a-Cake in the title, he immediately picked out Pat-a-Cake Baby, by Joyce and Polly Dunbar, for his... Continue Reading →

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