Category: Book Reviews

Reviews of books we have read!

Guinness World Record Challenges (Review)

I am sure that most people at some point in their lives have wanted to break a Guinness World Record, my kids are no different and when they saw this game advertised they were very interested in playing. We have been sent this to try out (which has made the kids very happy) and let …

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Comics for Christmas – Gift Guide

This year I have found myself reading a lot of Comics and do you know what?! They are awesome! Husband is a massive fan of comics and has been as long as I have known him and it seems to have rubbed off on me. To be honest, I think one of the main reasons …

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Diary of a Zombie Steve – Book Review

I currently have a Minecraft obsessed 8-year-old in the house – Monkey has literally gone mad for it in recent weeks. So, on that note I jumped at the chance to have a look at ‘Diary of a Zombie Steve’ (An unofficial minecraft book) to tell you about what we think! The Book is the diary …

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Book Review: A Whole New World

Parragon’s new imprint ‘Paper Rocket’ for young adult fiction will feature an exciting array of both Disney and Marvel fiction titles for tweens and teens. There will be fantasy, thrillers and illustrated novels all written by best-selling authors such as Stan Lee and Margaret Stohl. We have been lucky enough to take a look at ‘A whole new …

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Art Therapy Colouring Books from Parragon

Colouring books for grown ups are becoming more and more popular; I have one – in fact I have more than one and I love it. I know it is not for everyone but I find it so relaxing to sit and colour, it also massages your creative juices which is brilliant. The biggest problem …

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Review – Parragon Factivity Human Body Boxset

Monkey loves learning about things especially the human body; he wants to know how it works, what is inside it and what he can do with it – so you can imagine the smile when he saw this month’s Parragon Books Book Buddy mail! The box includes a book (that is full of facts and activities) …

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The Zodiac Legacy – Parragon Book Review

Stan Lee is a name known by many, loads of people know him from his Marvel fame and from his superheroes, but I am mentioning him in this blog as one of the creators (along with Stuart Moore and Andie Tong) of ‘The Zodiac Legacy’ – our latest addition from Parragon to our Book Buddy shelf! Stan Lee …

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The Big Book of Monster Fun – Review

Parragon Books was established in the late 1980s and they have gone from strength to strength; now they have more than just books in their range – they have gifts, stationary and activity books too. For the latest Book Buddy Review we were sent the ‘Big Book of Monster Fun’ to take a look at! So, …

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Disney The Isle of the Lost Review

You will have read our Parragon reviews before and know that they have yet to disappoint.  This month we have been sent ‘Disney The Isle of the Lost’ by Melissa De La Cruz to have a look at. Monkey was a reluctant reader, it wasn’t that he couldn’t read, it was that he didn’t really …

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Parragon Book Review – Growl with the Animals

Parragon do such a wide variety of books and our book-case certainly looks better for having a range of Parragon books on it. This month we were sent ‘Growl with the Animals‘ through book buddies. It is a big, bright and beautiful book with 10 sound buttons to go with the lovely pictures.  The book …

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