Creative Fun with the Natural History Museum

There's something immensely satisfying about stickers. Peeling them off, lining them up, smoothing them down. They're just great fun. And they appeal to the stationery geek in me.¬†Frances Lincoln Children's Books have served my sticker-fetish well through their collaboration with the Natural History Museum. They have created two new series of creative and educational books... Continue Reading →

Animals at Home matching game

I am a big fan of Claudia Boldt's quirky illustrations so when I spotted that she had illustrated this matching game for Laurence King Publishing I knew it would be a thing of beauty. I wasn't disappointed. With 27 animals to match with their homes, there's lots to look at, learn about and love in... Continue Reading →

Show + Tell activity books

These Show + Tell activity books are a bit special! There are giant posters to pull out and display, there are stickers to add, there's colouring to be done and a host of fun and imaginative activities to complete. All with delicious design and illustration by the Nous Vous collective. In Transport Activities you can... Continue Reading →

Paws Off My Book

Paws Off My Book by Fabi Santiago¬†is a joyous celebration of reading and finding your own way. With lots going on and gorgeous illustrations with bright fluorescent colours, this is a fab book for sharing and discussing. Olaf the giraffe is excited when he finds a book. He settles down to read it but is... Continue Reading →

NNFN – Mad About Mega Beasts

The line between fiction and non-fiction is thin and often blurry. Many non-fiction books use a narrative or other elements of fiction writing to get their information across. Mad About Mega Beasts by Giles 'Giraffes Can't Dance' Andreae and David Wojtowycz uses verse to create a kind of non linear narrative. Children will meet mega... Continue Reading →

Oh, Dog, How I Do love you!

I must admit, at the very start of this review, that I have a very heavy bias towards this book - It is a book about loving books! I am therefore genetically programmed to adore it and want to stroke it at regular intervals. Any book that starts with this: immediately has a place in... Continue Reading →

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