Tag Archive: Children’s Book Review

Oct 14

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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Jun 30

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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Apr 29

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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Jan 08

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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Dec 24

Christmas 4000 Stickers by Parragon Books

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 26

November Book Competition

Another month – another book competition! This month’s prize is ‘The Stick Man’ written by the fabulous Julia Donaldson. We are massive fans of Julia and thinks her books are amazing, we have the stick man and it is one of our favourites! I wanted to offer a chance for you to win a copy …

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Oct 09

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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Jul 17

Reading with friends!

As you may have gathered we really do love reading! It is a passion that all four of us share and something we do nearly everyday. Monkey and Mouse have been brought up from birth with books, Monkey had them read to him before he was on solid food and we loved to see him …

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Jul 16

July Book Competition – Red Fish, Yellow Fish

I have been a member of Parragon Book Buddies for a while and we love getting their books and exploring new stories each month! When at Britmums Live last month I had a lovely chat with the ladies from Parragon and discovered that their fantastic range keeps getting bigger. They now do colouring books for …

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May 15

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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