A dog-prince sets off in his truck to deliver a very important birthday present to the princess. But this is no ordinary truck. It contains vehicles, inside vehicles, inside vehicles – Russian doll style!
The Night Bear by Ana & Thiago de Moraes, published by Andersen Press, is a reassuring story that sees all the nightmares gobbled up!
A scary witch is getting her creepy castle ready for the spookiest party ever. She brings some pumpkins to life to help and is dismayed to discover one of them isn’t scary at all!
It’s time to get your party wriggle on with The Veg Patch Party by Clare Foges and Al Murphy. It is the vegetables’ picture book version of Glastonbury!
You've probably heard the expression "when pigs fly," but have you heard the Spanish phrase "when frogs grow hair" or the Yoruba saying "when chicken have teeth"? This fun-filled collection of idioms from around the world includes expressions in ten languages
Did you know that some young fairies can be incredibly… grumpy! And not just a bit grumpy, foot-stomping, frowny, bottom-lip-sticking-outy kind of grumpy.
Dog has always wanted a little boy. It’s a shame Dog didn’t get to pick which little boy he had, but it doesn’t matter because Dog likes his boy. This is a book for dogs. And dog lovers, but mainly for the dogs – dog owners can just read it to them. Finally, dogs are getting to tell THEIR story from THEIR perspective.
One of my top picks for 2020! If You See a Lion is written by Karl Newson and illustrated by Andrea Stegmaier. Have you seen a lion? It’s hiding somewhere in this book. But you’ll have to take a closer look…
Old Macdonald had a farm, and on that farm he had a teapot, and in that teapot lived a teeny weeny blue genie who just wanted some peace and quiet.
Monkey is in a hurry to put on the perfect birthday bash. Can a sloth teach Monkey to use a new-found sense of calm to figure out what she really needs to create the perfect party?
Today, I have a GIVEAWAY of Morag Hood’s Brenda is a Sheep AND her latest picture book Spaghetti Hunters! I love these books so much. Read on for a sneak peak, and also a chance to win a copy for yourself.
From the author of The Misadventures of Frederick, Ben Manley, comes yet another unique and original picture book, Albert Talbot: Master of Disguise, illustrated by Aurélie Guillerey.
When Maisy’s brother, Ed, tells her that dinosaur toys are for boys, Maisy is quick to inform him that he is yet to meet T. Rex’s big sister, She Rex!
When animal expert Miranda sees her teacher wandering freely around the town, she puts all she has learnt from Wildlife TV star Nature Joe into practice and sets out on a mission to put Mrs Birdley back in her natural habitat… the classroom.
Last week saw the publication of a book I had been eagerly awaiting… Bears Love Squares written by Caryl Hart and illustrated by Edward Underwood. Despite Raccoon’s best efforts to show Bear the joys of other shapes, Bear only loves squares. Edwards illustrations are lovely and fun and the text placement adds to the geometric... Continue Reading →
This tree-mendous picture book with a blossoming balance of nature facts and an autumnal story about overcoming anxiety, is one of my top picks for 2020!
Today is my stop on The Bum That Barked blog tour and illustrator, Rowena Aitken, will be telling us all about her experience working on the book.
This is the story of a mouse who thinks a giant owl is their best friend. But Giant Owl might be trying to get close to Mouse for another (yummy) reason.