Animal Rescue – with app giveaway

PatrickGeorge create clever, bright and fun interactive books. I have raved about their books before and now I have something new to shout about. They have produced their first app - Animal Rescue - and I have a promo code to give away so the lucky winner can download the app for free. Animal Rescue is... Continue Reading →

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Pax by Sara Pennypacker

'Pax was only a kit when his family was killed and he was rescued by 'his boy', Peter. Now the country is at war and when his father enlists, Peter has no choice but to move in with his grandfather. Far worse than leaving home is the fact that he has to leave Pax behind. But before Peter... Continue Reading →

Secrets of Our Earth: A Shine-A-Light adventure

Secrets of Our Earth by Carron Brown and Wesley Robins (Ivy Kids) is part of the innovative Shine-A-Light  non-fiction series. Perfect for Early Years and Key Stage 1 topics, these books make learning a hands-on adventure. Exploring the planet from the outside in, looking at mountains and rivers, rainforests and cities, children can hold each... Continue Reading →

Under the Love Umbrella

I love to wave my diversity flag and champion books that are inclusive and celebrate diversity. Under the Love Umbrella by Davina Bell and Allison Colpoys (Scribe) does so beautifully, and I am thrilled to be a part of this blog tour and sing the book's praises. This book deserves to be in every nursery... Continue Reading →

Gender play is Child’s Play

Child's Play produce beautiful and inclusive books that celebrate diversity and tolerance. It's their thing and they excel at it. Here are three brilliant examples that I want to share. Mayday Mouse by Seb Braun 'When Captain Mouse sets sail on a bright, sunny day with a birthday present for her brother, little does she... Continue Reading →

Evie’s Ghost by Helen Peters

Evie's Ghost by Helen Peters has the feel of a classic. It is engaging and entertaining with a beautifully empowering message regarding equality and respect. I loved it!  'Evie couldn't be angrier with her mother. She's only gone and got married again and has flown off on honeymoon, sending Evie to stay with a godmother she's... Continue Reading →

Women In Science

It is International Women's Day 2017 and this gem has just been delivered. It is PERFECT. I will let it speak for itself: 'A gloriously illustrated celebration of trailblazing women. Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the STEM fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, from both the ancient and... Continue Reading →

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