Tag: Children’s Book Review

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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Christmas Stories by Michael Morpurgo

You already know that we are a family of book lovers, what you may not know is we have a book related Christmas Tradition. Every year we open one present from under the tree with the kids on Christmas Eve, that present is always a new book for us to read that evening to really …

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Parragon Book Review

Now it is November, I know everyone is looking for ideas for Christmas! So I thought I would share these two books. Both are from Parragon and both are definitely worth considering! Wakey Wakey Big Brown Bear “Big Brown Bear doesn’t want to go to bed – he’ll miss Autumn, with its crunchy leaves, and …

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One Starry Night – Book review

You know we love books, and you know we love reading at bedtimes, in fact we love reading anytime of the day, it is just me who prefers bedtime reading as it feels more snuggly! One Starry Night is a pretty book, the cover alone is a great picture of Hedgehog in his felt hat …

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Pirates don’t play cricket – Review

Pirates say ‘Avast me hearties’, they sail big extravagant ships, they look for treasure but they Don’t Play Cricket ………… or do they?! ‘Pirates don’t play Cricket’ by Iain O’Brien (a former international cricket player for New Zealand) and Rowan Gibson (a mum, teacher and first time author) is a children’s book published by My …

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