Herstory - 50 women and girls who shook the world by Katherine Halligan and Sarah Walsh (Nosy Crow) is an absolute must have. This book is perfect. Beautiful illustrations, engaging text and a wonderful selection of women to inspire children. I particularly like the layout of the book. Split into five sections - Believe and... 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 →
Beautiful Board Books from Nosy Crow
Bright, beautiful, innovative and durable. Nosy Crow have aced it again with their latest board books. Forget about ripped and creased flaps, these editions are designed to be enjoyed by little bookworms over and over again. Where's Mr Lion and its sister book Where's Mrs Ladybird by Ingela Arrhenius are gorgeous new board books with... Continue Reading →
What to read after the Rainbow Magic Fairies?
Last week a friend asked me for book suggestions for her daughter who loves the Rainbow Magic fairy books. She loves the fantasy aspect of the series, and the slim volumes that don't intimidate her. But what could she read next? What should she move on to? It struck me that it's probably a common... Continue Reading →