Book review

I Wish You More By Amy Krouse Rosenthal

October 17, 2017

  A beautiful book for anyone who wants to express how much somebody means to them. Summary: There is no ‘story’, as such, to this…

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This is a ball By Beck and Matt Stanton

October 10, 2017

This is a ball was recognised as a ‘Notable Book’ at The Children’s Book of the Year Awards. The cover proclaims this to be a…

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Busting By Aaron Blabey

October 03, 2017

  This week, we’re taking a break from the more serious, though-provoking books we’ve reviewed lately and having a look at a book that is…

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You Can Do It, Bert! By Ole Konnecke

September 26, 2017

  You Can Do It, Bert! is such a gorgeous, simple story about a bird who does what he says he’s going to, even though…

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You’re Mean, Lily Jean By Frieda Wishinsky

September 19, 2017

  If you are looking for a book to start a conversation about how to be a good friend, look no further! Summary: Carly and…

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Henny By Elizabeth Rose Stanton

September 12, 2017

  This is a story that reminds us of the importance of accepting ourselves, just as we are, and finding ways to work with our…

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The Memory Tree By Britta Teckentrup

September 05, 2017

  This book would be perfect for anyone wanting to open a dialogue about life and death. I can well imagine seeking out this one…

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Why I Love My Daddy – In the words of children – Illustrated by Daniel Howarth

August 29, 2017

  With Fathers’ Day this coming Sunday (there’s still time to shop!!) we thought we would review our favourite ‘Daddy’ book! Summary: Each page of…

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The Book of Mistakes By Corinna Luyken

August 22, 2017

  A beautifully simple picture story book about how sometimes our mistakes can actually turn out to be our greatest successes. Summary: The narrator of…

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What’s the Matter, Aunty May? By Peter Friend

August 15, 2017

  This is a fun, engaging book for anyone who has ever had a child ‘help’ them with the housework. Summary: The dapper little boy…

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