Tag: Reading Together

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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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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Disney The Isle of the Lost Review

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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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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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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Alphabet Photo – Z

We have got to the end of the alphabet linky, so this week’s is Z.  I was chatting to Monkey this morning and asked him what words began with Z, his response was Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz; so here it is, Z is for Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz! We discovered the Zizzer-Zazzer-Zuzz in the Dr Suess ABC book. All four of us are …

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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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#Parragon Review

We love being a Parragon Book Buddy as we get to try a new read every month and get to add to the children’s bookshelf regularly.   They love reading and we love building them a little library where they can choose what they would like to read. For this post I have two Parragon …

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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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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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