World Read Aloud Day – The Gruffalo

Today is World Read Aloud Day so to celebrate (apart from actually reading aloud, obviously) here is a new blog post about one of my favourite books to read aloud. The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson, illustrated by Axel Scheffler and published by Macmillan Children's Books. This is a modern day classic, a truly brilliant children's... Continue Reading →

Solomon Crocodile

"Zogman crocodile, please can we read that Mummy?" Asked my three year old most of this weekend. Zogman Crocodile, sorry, Solomon Crocodile, to give it it's correct title, is one of our newest books to add to our collection. Written and illustrated by Catherine Rayner and published by Macmillan Children's Books is a tale about a... Continue Reading →

Grandad’s Island

My bigger boy is a massive fan of his Grandads. He has three of them and loves them all with unfaltering enthusiasm, they are his most dedicated playmates, mischief makers and companions. This Christmas, one Grandad bought him a copy of Grandad's Island, written and illustrated by Benji Davies and published by Simon and Schuster.... Continue Reading →

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr, published by Harper Collins Children's Books. This has got to be one of my favourite books from when I was a child. The timeless charm of this story has certainly won my boys over and it is now a firm favourite of theirs too. This is the story of... Continue Reading →

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