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Thank You for the Little Things by Caryl Hart, Illustrated by Emily Hamilton.

Whenever I am feeling sad Or life feels hard or wrong or bad, I focus for a little while On LITTLE THINGS that make me smile… With war raging in Ukraine and a pandemic bubbling away in the background, the world feels a frightening and overwhelming place. With rising fuel and energy costs, families areContinue reading “Thank You for the Little Things by Caryl Hart, Illustrated by Emily Hamilton.”

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”

What’s in your Heart Today?

Written by Louise Bladen Illustrated by Angela Perrini Listen to your heart, what does it say? Are there secret cares dancing a twirly ballet? Are they warm and kind like a big happy bubble…or heavy and sad and in need of a cuddle? This lovely book is a wonderful window into our hearts and minds.Continue reading “What’s in your Heart Today?”

Stop That Dinosaur!

Alex English & Ben Cort Bloomsbury Children’s Books – published 4th March 2021 A rib-tickling, ROAR-SOME rhyming book! Oh my! A dino’s at the door.And now it’s taken Granny… STOP THAT DINOSAUR! Children will love galloping through the pages after a Gran-napping Brontosaurus in this ROAR-SOME romp. The raucous repeated refrains make for a wonderfullyContinue reading “Stop That Dinosaur!”


Inside My Heart & In My Head Libby Waldron & Richard Jones Published by Little Tiger – 7th January 2021 This is such a stunningly beautiful book! Feelings – Inside My Heart & In My Head walks young children through the different common emotions we all experience. Each feeling is depicted in a captivating image,Continue reading “Feelings”

Christmas Crackers from Little Tiger Press

It’s beginning to look alot like Christmas…everywhere I go. I’m starting to see lights appearing in windows and wreaths on doors. Christmas is being welcomed much earlier this year, so to spread some cheer in these testing times, I thought I’d share with you three new fantastic festive titles from Little Tiger Press. Want aContinue reading “Christmas Crackers from Little Tiger Press”

Midnight Magic

Written by Michelle Harrison & Illustrated by Elissa Elwick Published by Little Tiger – 1st October 2020 Hubble bubble, this cat’s trouble! Halloween is on the horizon and flying (on a broomstick) to a bookshop near you is Midnight, a magical black cat. This is a purrrrrr-fectly poetic non-scary, rhyming read for 5-8 year olds.Continue reading “Midnight Magic”

Snow Ghost

Written by Tony Mitton & Illustratd by Diana Mayo Published by Bloomsbury Children’s Books – 1st October 2020 “Snow Ghost came shimmering out of the air, searching for somewhere to settle but where?” Beautifully wintry rhyming couplets flow so smoothly, that the words seem to float, drift and glide like gentle snowfall. Snow Ghost isContinue reading “Snow Ghost”