Picture books

7 Picture Books About Moving House

Usborne First Experiences: Moving House by Anne Civardi, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. Published by Usborne Publishing The Usborne First Experiences series is a great one to go to when helping your little ones understand changes or new situations. In this book, we are introduced to the Spark family who are getting ready to move house. Lots of… Continue reading 7 Picture Books About Moving House

Picture books

The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots by Beatrix Potter, illustrated by Quentin Blake

This is the kind of thing that a booklover’s dreams are made of; a story by one of the most loved authors of all time, discovered more than 100 years after it was written. The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots by Beatrix Potter was uncovered by Jo Hanks, a publisher at Penguin Random House. Illustrated by Quentin Blake, it has been published… Continue reading The Tale of Kitty-in-Boots by Beatrix Potter, illustrated by Quentin Blake

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Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride by Deborah Bodin Cohen, illustrated by Shahar Kober

With Rosh Hashanah (Jewish New Year) approaching we were sent a wonderful new book from PJ Library. Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride written by Deborah Bodin Cohen, illustrated by Shahar Kober and published by Kar-Ben Publishing. Set in 1892 this book features the first ever train journey between Jaffa and Jerusalem. In this story, the driver chosen for this… Continue reading Engineer Ari and the Rosh Hashanah Ride by Deborah Bodin Cohen, illustrated by Shahar Kober

Non fiction

DK sound books -Noisy Playtime Peekaboo! & Growl! Howl! Animals

Lift-the-flap books are a favourite in our house and we were lucky enough to be sent two from DK Books. These are lift-the-flap books with a difference as they have light-activated sounds hiding under the flaps. Noisy Playtime Peekaboo! is aimed at 12 months upwards. It features objects that little ones will recognise from around the… Continue reading DK sound books -Noisy Playtime Peekaboo! & Growl! Howl! Animals