books for kids

Book Review: The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley By Colin Thompson

March 20, 2018

Given that today is International Day of Happiness, we thought we’d feature an all-time favourite book on happiness: The Short and Incredibly Happy Life of Riley is…

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Max’s Math By Kate Banks

March 13, 2018

    Max’s Math is another wonderful book that allows for, and prompts, a great deal of learning beyond the pages. Summary: Max loves problem…

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Kate Pankhurst

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World By Kate Pankhurst

March 06, 2018

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

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A World of Your Own By Laura Carlin

February 27, 2018

  A World of Your Own is so much more than just a story; it is approximately a week’s worth of activities and project ideas…

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Picture book

The Shape of My Heart By Mark Sperring

February 13, 2018

  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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Mummy, Did You Miss Me? By Judy Hindley

February 06, 2018

  We’ve chosen ‘Mummy, Did You Miss Me?’ this week, because it ties in nicely with the books from the last two weeks. This is…

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Hubert Horatio The Millionaire Child Genius By Lauren Child

January 16, 2018

  This is a really divine story about how being rich does not necessarily mean having a lot of money. Summary: Hubert Horatio Bartle Bobton-Trent…

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Mind your Gramma! By Yvonne Morrison

January 09, 2018

  I am a self-confessed grammar-lover, so this book immediately appeals to me. The blurb on the front cover reads, “One conversation. Two meanings. Laugh-out-loud…

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The Toy Fairy By Stephanie Thatcher

January 02, 2018

  Christmas is over, and if you’re anything like us, you are now trying to find homes for all those new toys! The bedrooms suddenly…

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Yikes, Santa-Claws! By Pamela Butchart

December 26, 2017

    We thought we might squeeze in one more Christmas book – it is Boxing Day, after all! Summary: Santa-Claws is a bumbling dino-Santa…

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