The Boy Who Rescued a Rainbow by Corrina Campbell, Published by Little Door Books

The Girl Who Stole the Stars became an instant hit in my Reception classroom so I was thrilled to learn that Corrina Campbell had penned a perfect companion; The Boy Who Rescued a Rainbow. What does it mean to be strong, brave and fearless? When a little boy finds a broken rainbow lying on theContinue reading “The Boy Who Rescued a Rainbow by Corrina Campbell, Published by Little Door Books”

Slug Love by Cath Jones, illustrated by Craig Shuttlewood. Published by Maverick Books

Slug would LOVE to be the gardener’s best friend, but how can he win her love? Will chomping heart-shaped holes in her favourite plants send the right message, or will he end up in the Bucket of Doom? A tale of an optimistic slug in pursuit of an unlikely friendship. Today I welcome author Cath Jones toContinue reading “Slug Love by Cath Jones, illustrated by Craig Shuttlewood. Published by Maverick Books”

Scaredy Bat

Jonathan Meres Illustrated by Anders Frang Swooping onto bookshelves this very day is the story of a super-sweet little bat and his struggle to conquer his fear of the light. Teased by his two older siblings, he finds the to courage to leave the hollow, venturing out into the Dark, Dark Wood and proving toContinue reading “Scaredy Bat”

Pinkie & Boo

Chae Strathie Illustrated by Francis Martin A fabulously funny story about a feisty little girl, her toy monkey and the mischievous adventures they get up to. There’s chaos, mess and whole load of love to look forward to. Pinkie loves being the smallest in her family, but the arrival of a baby means everything isContinue reading “Pinkie & Boo”

Why?

A Sciencey, Rhymey Guide to Rainbows Written by Billy Dunne & Illustrated by Rhys Jefferys Published by Maverick Books – 28th October 2020 A daddy and daughter duo delve into the science behind how Rainbows are made in this delightful book of discovery. Every parent, carer and grandparent can identify with the relentless deluge ofContinue reading “Why?”

What We’ll Build

Plans For Our Together Future Oliver Jeffers Harper Collins Children’s – 6th October 2020 ‘What shall we build, you and I?’ Just when you think Oliver Jeffers’ work can’t get any better, he releases yet another stunner. Every bit as wonderful as his other books ‘What We’ll Build’ is the story of parenthood; the hopesContinue reading “What We’ll Build”

The World Made a Rainbow

Written by Michelle Robinson & Illustrated by Emily Hamilton Published by Bloomsbury – 17th September 2020 “All of the world had to stay home today. I wished that it didn’t I wanted to play.” Rainbows have represented a universal symbol of hope during the global pandemic and making a rainbow and displaying it in theirContinue reading “The World Made a Rainbow”

Santa Jaws

Mark Sperring & Sophie Corrigan Bloomsbury – 15th October 2020 “Deep beneath the deep blue sea, it’s almost Christmas Eve and a Sneaky Shark named Shelly has something festive up her sleeve!” Santa Jaws is a fantastic fishy tale full of festive fun! It’s Christmas in Coral Town and Shelly the Shark sneaks off toContinue reading “Santa Jaws”

Rain Before Rainbows

Written by Smriti Halls & Illustrated by David Lichfield Walker Books & Save the Children Hardcover available 1st October Rainbows have become a universal symbol of hope throughout these strange and frightening times and the stunningly beautiful illustrations and tremendously encouraging messages in this book truly moved me. I had goosebumps and a lump formedContinue reading “Rain Before Rainbows”

Snooze: Helpful Tips For Sleepy Owls

Written & Illustrated by Eilidh Muldoon Published by Little Door Books – 14th August 2020 Feeling tired after a busy day? But you can’t sleep? Then Snooze is the perfect book for you! It will explain how to get the best sleep ever. ‘Snooze’ is the delightful tale of a poor little owl who justContinue reading “Snooze: Helpful Tips For Sleepy Owls”

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