My London: Colour, Draw, Explore

My London: Colour, Draw, Explore by Majel van der Meulen is a fabulously fun and funky colouring book/activity book/finding out book, perfect for taking along on a trip to London. 'Follow the river Thames on a unique trip through London. From Big Ben to Tower Bridge, explore all the famous landmarks and spot things you've never... Continue Reading →

Build and discover with the Natural History Museum

Build A... Butterfly and Build A... T-rex are the first books in a new range from Frances Lincoln Children's Books and the Natural History Museum.  These beautiful and sturdy non-fiction activity books invite you to uncover the inner workings of the world's most beautiful insect and ferocious dinosaur. Each spread contains simple facts and step by step instructions... Continue Reading →

The Trail Game by Herve Tullet

Herve Tullet is the master of interactive art books. This one is a particular favourite here. Place your finger on 'start' then follow the trail. Turn the pages to match the shapes and find your way through the split pages of this beautifully designed book.   Part maze part art book, the split pages and... Continue Reading →

Christmas Countdown Week 1

The Advent Book Tree of Joy is working its magic again this year. With one book to open each night in the build up to Christmas, the first week has brought back some old favourites... Are You Ready For Christmas Santa is Coming to Sussex The Lion, the Unicorn and Me Winter's Child (For a... Continue Reading →

National Non Fiction November

Welcome to National Non Fiction November! Non fiction often gets lost and overlooked in the vast world of children's books. A crying shame because kids love it! Children are sponges. They suck up information and relish the feeling of finding out a new cool fact. Many children prefer non-fiction to fiction. And yet non fiction... Continue Reading →

Line Up, Please!

I love a picture book that beautifully and seamlessly brings together different genres. Line Up, Please! by Tomoko Ohmura (Gecko Press) is part counting book, part finding out book and part humourous story. It even includes a catchy game for families to play together. And all with fantastic design and illustration and a lovely surprise... Continue Reading →

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