books for kids

Queen Victoria’s Christmas By Jackie French and Bruce Whatley

December 19, 2017

  A Christmas book with a history lesson thrown in? Now that’s very us! Summary: This story is set in the 1840s, in Queen Victoria’s…

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That Christmas Feeling By Lili Wilkinson

December 12, 2017

  This would be a beautiful Christmas story book for anyone who is experiencing a slightly different Christmas this year; whether it’s a Christmas away…

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The Polar Express By Chris Van Allsburg

December 05, 2017

  Most of you are probably very familiar with The Polar Express as both a book and a movie. It is an absolute classic and…

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Silent Night and Other Christmas Carols Illustrated by Lee Krutop

November 28, 2017

  Not a story book, as such, but still a beautiful book to read and look through, Silent Night and Other Christmas Carols, is a…

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The Giving Tree By Shel Silverstein

November 21, 2017

  I actually can’t believe we haven’t (until now) reviewed this absolute classic. The Giving Tree is such a beautiful book and when I recently…

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The Pigeon Needs a Bath! by Mo Willems

November 07, 2017

  We have featured ‘The Pigeon Needs a Bath’ on our website a long time ago, but we’re revisiting it this week because our current…

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I Must Have Bobo By Eileen Rosenthal

October 31, 2017

  When my husband was young, he had a security blanket named Bobo; now our son has his own security blanket named Blankie. When I…

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Ada Twist, Scientist By Andrea Beaty

October 24, 2017

  Some time ago we reviewed Rosie Revere, Engineer and we loved that book so much that we thought it was high time we review…

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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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