Tag: Book

Book Competition – Spongebob Squarepants

We have hit february which means it is time for the second of my book giveaways. My kids are massive Spongebob Squarepants fans, so when I saw this little book I thought it would be great for a little giveaway. The prize is a copy of The Spongebob squarepants Book of Trivia. The fab thing …

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Book Competition – The Wizard of Oz

We really are a book loving family, all four of us love to read for fun. I will admit that I haven’t read as much as I used to recently; I used to be able to read a book in a day, a couple of days at most, but as I got older others things …

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Parragon Book Review – A Treasury of Christmas Stories and Songs

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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Book Review – Marshmallows for Martians

For tonight’s bedtime reading Daddy, Monkey and Mouse settled down with Marshmallows for Martians from Egmont. “Join George, a young and courageous explorer as he blasts into space, determined to find out what kind of sweets Martians like best. With his homemade rocket and map of the stars, George is sure the Martians will be easy …

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Away in my aeroplane – #Parragon Review

“Riding along in my airplane, I wave to the sun, I should to the rain. Then with a roar of my motors that drowns me out, I dash straight up in the air and wheel about.” See the birds way up high and the people way down below in this rhyme full of movement, wonder, …

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The Fish with the Deep Sea Smile – Review

Parragon bring to you a fab story from best selling children’s author Margaret Wise Brown.  The fish with the Deep Blue smile, of a family’s quest to find the fish with the deep sea smile! The front cover screams ‘read me’ with it’s lovely blue background and the big orange fish looking at you! It …

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The Funny Fingers – Book review

The latest book to hit our book shelf is ‘The Funny Fingers’ from Egmont Publishing.  The book follows an oddball family of fingers on their journey for laughter. The terrible toes are the neighbours who don’t like the sound of laughing and try to make it stop!   Along their way the funny fingers turn …

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The Sleepy Train – Book Review

We had another book delivery from Parragon and it was lovely to come back from our break to new reading material! “Driver’s engine, clean and smart, Whistle blows, it’s time to start, Wheels are turning, lights aglow, ‘All aboard, and off we go!’ Join Bear and his friends on the cozy little Sleepy Train as …

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LeapFrog LeapReader Reading and Writing System

The Monkey and The Mouse have had their first Toys R Us Toyologist Mission. They were sent the LeapReader Reading and Writing System from LeapFrog. The timing is perfect really, Monkey is really getting into his reading and starting to make real progress. Mouse is still Pre-School and really wants to follow in Monkey’s footsteps; …

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Bunny Loves to Learn – Book Review

I love being part of Parragon’s Book Buddies. It gives Monkey and Mouse the chance to have a look at some great new books. So far they haven’t been disappointed with any of the range we have had a chance to see. This time is no different. We were sent a copy of ‘Bunny Loves …

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