books for kids

Rosie Revere, Engineer By Andrea Beaty

March 28, 2017

  Oh my gosh – go out and get a copy of this book! Rosie Revere, Engineer is brand new to my Top 5 Picture…

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counting-book

The House of 12 Bunnies By Caroline Stills and Sarcia Stills-Blott

March 21, 2017

  The House of 12 Bunnies is an extremely regular bedtime request in our house. It’s a simple, playful book with plenty of opportunity for…

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A Chair For My Mother By Vera B. Williams

March 14, 2017

  A Chair For My Mother is a beautiful story for talking about and teaching compassion. This book comes up on every ‘compassion education’ search…

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Rod clement

Feathers for Phoebe by Rod Clement

March 07, 2017

  Feathers for Phoebe is a gorgeously, bright and colourful picture book for children about learning to accept yourself, just the way you are. Summary:…

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Books for kids

Go, Dog. Go! By P.D. Eastman

February 28, 2017

  Go, Dog. Go! was written in 1961, but has certainly not lost any of its appeal. This is yet another book I had as…

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Apple Pigs By Ruth Orbach

February 21, 2017

  In keeping with our recent gardening-related posts and ideas, we thought we’d review Apple Pigs – another oldie, but goodie that brings back happy…

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Kate Pankhurst

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World By Kate Pankhurst

February 14, 2017

      If you are looking for a book to inspire a girl in your life (including yourself) this is most definitely it! Summary:…

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Books for kids

My Cat Likes to Hide in Boxes By Eve Sutton

February 07, 2017

  First published in 1978, this is a book I well remember from my own childhood. It’s simple, fun, repetitive and rhyming, what’s not to…

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Kes Gray

How Many Legs? By Kes Gray

January 31, 2017

For as long as he’s been able to talk, my son (starting Prep today!) has been fascinated by numbers. He’s constantly counting and adding, so…

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The Internet is Like a Puddle By Shona Innes

January 24, 2017

  The Internet is Like a Puddle is a simple picture story book, highlighting, for children, some of the dangers of internet use. As our…

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