Gertie is the littlest yak and wants to grow up NOW. She wants bigness and tallness because smallness is good for nothing.
We all get scared. We’re only human. But what about superheroes? I’m delighted to be joined on the blog by debut author, Kate Thompson, who alongside the super-talented illustrator, Clare Elsom, has created a marvellous picture book, Superheroes Don’t Get Scared. Maisie Brown is feeling scared and wishes she was a superhero like Burpnado, Specstacular... Continue Reading →
Shrek meets The Hungry Caterpillar in this charming picture book about cherishing the natural world.
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?
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!
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 →
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.
Would you want an elephant firefighter? Or a traffic cop sloth? Or even a paramedic chimpanzee? Definitely not! Here is your guide to what animals NOT to call during an emergency.
Today the spotlight is shining on debut author, Alison Paige, who will be sharing her publishing journey.
Inspired by the principles of mindfulness, this gentle, illustrated poem invites children from all walks of life, to take the time to appreciate all the wonderful things around us.
When three colourful birds come to visit the Go-Away bird, you can guess what she says. But when the Get-You bird comes by, the Go-Away bird is in trouble. Can the Come-Back bird help her out?
This joyful rhyming board book follows the Christmas adventures of Ruby Reindeer who is helping Santa deliver Christmas presents.
This rhyming board book is a fun and bright retelling of the Christmas story. Drawing on Luke 2:10-11, children see the Good News being spread far and wide.