Shortly after Little One (my eldest daughter) was born I bought a selection of books from a lady whose little girl had outgrown. The books I bought from her were in fantastic condition and it included this book, Usborne Look and Say: Beach. I had never seen this book before nor the other books in … Continue reading Look and say books featuring Usborne Look and Say: Beach.
Little One is due to start nursery in September and my radar is on for schoolish books. On a recent library visit this gorgeous book was waiting to be read. Never Take a Bear to a School is a funny, upbeat rhyming page turner that is such a treat. Different from other "starting school" books it … Continue reading Book review: Never Take a Bear to school by Mark Sperring.
Eid by Maria MiGo is a lovely read all about how one Muslim family celebrates Eid. With its gentle illustrations and short sentences, this is a great read for children 2 years and upwards. The young boy and girl tell the story expressing their excitement for the festival of Eid. They need to find the … Continue reading Book review: Eid by Maria MiGo
It must have been You! By Zanib Mian and illustrated by Fatima Mian. This super book is a heart warming read aloud book that my eldest daughter (whom I normally call Little One) has taken quite a liking to. It is a clever read that makes you think about children and their actions. Sometimes things seem … Continue reading Book review: It Must Have Been You! By Zanib Mian
Once Upon a Time Book Bundles is an internet based business that sells various book bundles. This includes travel book bundles, baby and toddler book bundles, monthly book bundles and special book bundles where you can purchase 10 books for £10 and 20 books for £20. The business caters for children from newly born to twelve … Continue reading Review: Once Upon a Time Book Bundles
Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon by Axel Scheffler. Book published by Nosy Crow. This fantastic book is written by the talented illustrator Axel Scheffler. The book is based on two friends, Pip, a rabbit and Posy, a mouse. In this story Pip has a lovely red balloon that everyone admires but it soon pops leaving … Continue reading Book review: Pip and Posy: The Big Balloon
Little One was first introduced to this book when I was expecting her little sister, as discussed in my blog post You're going to be a big sister. It's a lovely read showing Topsy and Tim's friend getting ready for his siblings arrival. It shows the journey from expectant mummy to big brother helping mummy … Continue reading Book review: Topsy and Tim: The New Baby
Little one adores this colourful, well written book and as her dadda has a beard she can really relate to the funny things that Mian explores. The Muslim father in the book is an imaginative, funny character who clearly has a lovely relationship with his children in the story. What a great representation! The book … Continue reading Book review: My Dad’s Beard by Zainab Mian
I Love You as Big as the World by David Van Buren. This book follows two adorable bears on a very busy day, sharing their immense love for each other. The bears share playful, loving, relaxing moments and often hand in hand. The repetition of "I Love you..." on each page makes the text memorable for … Continue reading Book review: I Love You as Big as the World by David Van Buren
Naughty Bus by Jan and Jerry Oke. I have loved this book for years and now Little One is enjoying it too. It is a book filled with fantastic photo images telling the story of a bus that a little boy receives as a gift. The text in the book is shaped in such a … Continue reading Book review: Naughty Bus by Jan and Jerry Oke