books for kids

Francis Watts

A Rat in a Stripy Sock By Francis Watts

November 15, 2016

Our picture book review this week is A Rat in a Stripy Sock: a gorgeous little story about how the simplest things in life (such as…

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Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge By Mem Fox

November 08, 2016

Our book review this week is a Mem Fox classic: Wilfrid Gordon McDonald Partridge, brings tears to my eyes every time I read it. It…

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Black Dog By Christobel Mattingley

October 25, 2016

Our book review this week is an old story. Black Dog is one of a select few childhood books of my own that I have…

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Chatterbox By Margaret Wild

October 18, 2016

  Our book review this week is Chatterbox  by Margaret Wild. It has been a favourite in our family for quite a few years. For those…

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Belonging book review

Belonging By Jeannie Baker

October 11, 2016

Belonging is another wordless picture story book and a Jeannie Baker masterpiece! We love this book so much we even use it in one of…

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book review of Night Noises by Mem Fox

Night Noises By Mem Fox

October 04, 2016

Our book review this week is on Night Noises by Mem Fox. It is one of those lovely books that takes you by surprise with its…

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Dogger By Shirley Hughes

September 27, 2016

  Dogger is a book from my childhood. In fact, the copy I have at home and read to my kids is my copy from…

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Twinkle By Nick Bland

September 20, 2016

  Twinkle is a gorgeous story about friendship and sacrifice. It’s another Nick Bland book and another one that needs to find its way onto…

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Rachel’s Story Created by Andy Glynne and Salvador Maldonado Told by Rachel

September 13, 2016

  Rachel’s Story is part of the ‘Seeking Refuge’ series of books and is a little different to the other picture story books we have…

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Picture book

The Shape of My Heart By Mark Sperring

January 12, 2016

  The Shape of My Heart is a picture book for a younger audience. It looks at the various shapes that make up our world…

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