books for kids

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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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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Sad Book

Michael Rosen’s Sad Book By Michael Rosen

January 17, 2017

  Michael Rosen’s Sad Book is certainly true to its title. This is not a book to read if you want to be cheered up,…

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Special situation books

Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! By Melanie Walsh

January 03, 2017

  Isaac and His Amazing Asperger Superpowers! has a quote on the cover which reads: “A valuable step in celebrating the Asperger’s child” – Massachusetts…

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The Otter Who Loved to Hold Hands By Heidi and Daniel Howarth

December 27, 2016

  The Otter Who Loved to Hold Hands was given to my 5 year old son for Christmas. My Aunt, who gave it to him,…

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Christmas books

The Nutcracker Version by Emma Goldhawk

December 20, 2016

  For the last of our Christmas books, we take a look at a version of The Nutcracker. Although made most famous as a ballet,…

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Alison Jay

The Twelve Days of Christmas By Alison Jay

December 13, 2016

  This week we continue our look into some of our favourite Christmas stories, with a look at one of Alison Jay’s stunningly beautiful books.…

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