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How to Catch a Star – Review and Competition

We have read a few of Oliver Jeffers books and we have loved them, he has a lovely way of writing that keeps the children stuck to the book the whole way through and they often ask to read again straight away.  This year has seen the 10th anniversary of ‘How to Catch a Star’ …

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Hold That Thought Milton – Book Review

You will have seen us review books from Parragon before, we love the range and was very happy when another one arrived for us to enjoy! Hold that thought Milton comes from winner author Linda Ravin Lodding. It follows Milton who has a lot on his mind and he is trying to tell someone, anyone….but …

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Shouty Arthur – Book Review

Shouty Arthur is the first in a new picture book series featuring Arthur and his sister Edith. The story  follows Arthur and Edith learning about wildlife from Edith’s book and then deciding to go and find some. The only problem is that Arthur is the loudest, shoutiest boy alive! The book is the perfect size …

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Dino Supersaurus – Parragon Review

Recently we got a package all the way from Dino City, the kids were excited by this alone and didn’t even ask to see what was in the envelope….well until we got home anyway! Opening up the package we had been sent 2 books from the new Dino Supersaurus range at Parragon.   The range …

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Penwizard Peppa and Me Review

When Monkey was 21 months old we got him a personalised story for Christmas, it is a lovely book with his name and a couple of other identifying features in it, he loves and since Mouse arrived with us, we have been saying that we should get her something similar. That is where Penwizard have …

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What’s the story?

I was gutted I ran out of time to join in the What’s the story linky last week, I love the chance it gives me to look at photos and remember memories! This week I have chosen a fun little picture, the quality isn’t brilliant as it was taken on my phone during a party. …

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#SilentSunday and #mysundayphoto

Silent Sunday and My Sunday Photo


Parragon Books – The Carrot Cake Catastrophe – Review

The kids and I recently made a carrot cake, it was lovely and we really enjoy baking together. A few days after a new book arrived from Parragon – The Carrot Cake Cake Catastrophe.  The kids couldn’t wait to have a read!  Now I know you shouldn’t judge a book by it’s cover but this …

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The NIght Before Christmas – A Review

Monkey and Mouse are both really getting in the Christmas Spirit, in fact if tonight is anything to go by, I think Father Christmas may be waiting until the early hours of the morning before he can deliver anything! Each evening in the run up we have been watching a Christmassy film or reading a …

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