Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake by David Melling

Hugless Douglas is the star of a series of picture books and this latest book is our first introduction to him. Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake, written and illustrated by David Melling and published by Hodder Children's Books, jumped out to us as it combines two of our favourite things - books and cake! Douglas, a friendly and... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Old Bear by Jane Hissey

Old Bear is one of my favourite books from when I was a child (read our review here), it was published 30 years ago and now, author and illustrator Jane Hissey has written a new book to celebrate. Happy Birthday Old Bear published by Scribblers. We even have a new character in this book, a very lovable elephant named... Continue Reading →

Old Bear by Jane Hissey

Sharing stories with my children is one of the most joyous parts of being a parent but this is made even more special when I am sharing stories that I loved as a child. Old Bear is one of my all time favourite books and one that I was so excited to read with my boys. Written... Continue Reading →

Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World by Kate Pankhurst

A history book with a difference, Fantastically Great Women Who Changed the World is a wonderfully refreshing look at some of the bravest, smartest and down-right incredible women in history. Published by Bloomsbury, this book is written and illustrated by Kate Pankhurst  (who also happens to be a descendant of Emmeline Pankhurst). On this brilliant journey through time, we are introduced to... Continue Reading →

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