Tag Archive: Book Review

Oct 14

Diary of a Zombie Steve – Book Review

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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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Jun 30

Book Review: A Whole New World

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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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Feb 02

Review – Parragon Factivity Human Body Boxset

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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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Jan 08

The Zodiac Legacy – Parragon Book Review

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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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Dec 24

Christmas 4000 Stickers by Parragon Books

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Leading up to Christmas we have had a fab time using the Christmas 4000 sticker book that we received through the Parragon Book Buddy scheme. It really is full of fun; Monkey and Mouse have shared it and waited patiently to take their turn with the fun! Today Monkey was using the stickers to decorate a …

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Nov 12

Metal Puzzles from Parragon Review

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You have heard me talk about Parragon on a fair few occasions and it has been mostly about their books, this month I am sharing with you their ‘Professor Murphy Metal Puzzles’ – which to be fair still has a book in it, but is so much more too! This set is right out of ‘Professor Murphy’s Emporium …

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Oct 09

The Big Book of Monster Fun – Review

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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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Sep 10

Disney The Isle of the Lost Review

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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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May 15

Parragon Book Review – Growl with the Animals

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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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Dec 29

Parragon Book Review – A Treasury of Christmas Stories and Songs

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Another book arrived from Parragon that I must tell you about. Unfortunately it didn’t arrive soon enough for me to tell you about it before Christmas but it is so lovely I had to tell you anyway! The book is ‘A Treasury of Christmas Stories and Songs’, I don’t like to judge books by the …

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