Tag Archive: Reading

Sep 10

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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Jul 08

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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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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Mar 28

March Book Competition

At the beginning of the year I said I was going to try and run a book competition at least once a month. This one has been slightly delayed due to that nasty bug but I am managing to do the third one just in time to make it March’s book competition! Frozen fever has …

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Feb 06

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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Jan 18

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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Dec 29

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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Dec 02

Alphablocks Reading Programme

Mouse is still not in school, a subject I won’t dwell on too much today – that is a post for another day! We worry that she is missing out on things by not yet being in school, but we are trying to do things at home to encourage her and to help her develop …

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Nov 20

#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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Oct 22

The spirit of Christmas – Book Review

It’s Christmas!  Well, not quite but I know you are all starting to think about it! ‘There’ll be carols and candy canes and sparkling presents under the tree! But what about children whose families have no presents to give? Kind-hearted Drew wants to help them – but how? A magical story of how one little …

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