I started this blog to share stories with my daughters. Mother’s Day is a day I cherish every year and, here are my top picks for Mother’s Day 2023…
Fabulous February Reads
For a short month, February has seen a whole heap of fabulous children’s books published. This month’s roundup includes some of our favourites new illustrated books across fiction and non-fiction.
Joyful January Reads
Children’s publishing has started 2022 with a bang! There have been some incredible books published this year already and my January round-up features some of our favourites, as well as a few books from 2021 that we read over the festive break. It includes my first top pick of 2022!
November Non-Fiction Round-up ~ @QuartoKids @PavilionBooks @KidsWelbeck @BusterBooks @templarbooks @FlyingEyeBooks @LKPChildrens @LittleTigerUK
It’s National Non-Fiction November! There is so much diversity in non-fiction in format, subject and style, creating books to suit all childrens’ interests and reading levels. Here are ten 2021 non-fiction books we love. From the glowing ocean to inventions by animals and facts about every day of the year!
What a Wonderful Phrase by Nicola Edwards & Manu Montoya ~ #BookReview ~ @NicolaBookFace @LittleTigerUK
This beautiful hardback collection of amazing idioms from around the world would make a perfect gift. For each idiom the book gives us the phrase in the native language, the literal and figurative meanings and the origins of the phrase. But what makes this book stand out is that it also describes the phrase’s cultural, scientific and historical context.
Top 10 Books Perfect for School Starters ~ #BackToSchool #FirstDay ~ @MacmillanKidsUK @LittleTigerUK @SweetCherryPub @KidsBloomsbury @BloomsburyEd @LKPChildrens
This September my daughter is starting school. It’s a big step and I’ve been on the hunt for the best books to help prepare her for the transition to school. Here are my top ten fiction and non-fiction books with emotional wellbeing and educational themes that will help children starting school. Plus a bonus bingo game!
Activity Books ~ Perfect for the Summer ~ @LittleTigerUK @QuartoKids
It’s the summer holidays but for many of us, this year is about finding the fun in local places and staycations. Here are some brilliant activity books that are perfect to keep little ones entertained and also explore the best of Britain.
Our Favourite Vehicle Board Books ~ #Review ~ @BeckLikesBooks @garethlucasart @LittleTigerUK
Let's Pretend Fire Station and Beep Beep! Builders are SO popular with my two daughters that not only do we read them every day, but they recreate scenes from the books to make up their own stories.
Look to the Skies by Nicola Edwards and Hannah Tolson ~ #PictureBook #Review ~ @hannahtolson @LittleTigerUK
This beautifully designed picture book with laser cut-outs, captures the amazing journey of the monarch butterfly’s migration across North America.
The Perfect Shelter by Clare Helen Welsh and Åsa Gilland ~ #PictureBook #Review ~ @ClareHelenWelsh @LittleTigerUK
It’s paperback publication day for The Perfect Shelter by Clare Helen Welsh and Åsa Gilland. I heard SO many good things about this book and they were all true! This beautiful book about childhood cancer and the bond between sisters pulls at the heart strings. The story is told in first person through the eyes... Continue Reading →
12 Outstanding Ocean-Themed Picture Books ~ #EarthDay2021 #Review ~ @LittleTigerUK @PuffinBooks @BigPicturePress @TinyTreeBooks @Schifferbooks @Scallywagpress @KidsBloomsbury
The twelve books I am showcasing today all celebrate our Earth’s wonderful oceans and seas, the creatures within them and what we can do to protect them.
Five STEM-themed Board Books ~ #STEM #Review ~ @LittleTigerUK @schifferkids @LKPChildrens
Five beautifully illustrated, sturdy books all find unique and quirky ways to incorporate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) for little ones to enjoy
Goodnight Farm by Becky Davies and Carmen Saldaña ~ #BoardBook #Review ~ @BeckLikesBooks @LittleTigerUK
With cut-out sections that peep through to glittery moonlight on the sleepy farm, this dreamy board book was an instant hit.