Category: Book Reviews

Reviews of books we have read!

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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Tractor Ted Review

Tractor Ted is a cartoon green tractor who stars in books and DVDs about farming and the countryside; he appears in real life footage and children can learn so much from it. Ted was created by two friends; Alexandra Heard (a mum to three) and David Horler (Farmer), whose children (like many others) have loved …

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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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I love you Alfie Cub – Review

We have a new addition to the book drawer in the house. It is ‘I love you Alfie cub’ from Parragon. ‘Alfie Cub has new baby sisters and he thinks they’ve used up all of Mommy’s love! But little Alfie is determined to find her some more. So off he goes through the wood to …

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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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