ABC is a delightful first word book by author and illustrator Jane Foster, published by Templar Publishing. First word books are a lovely introduction to sharing books with your baby and what better than this fabulously stylish book that will appeal to adults as much as children. Starting with “A is for armadillo”, which makes a refreshing change from apples, the… Continue reading Jane Foster’s ABC
The idea of having a new sibling can be a difficult one for young children to understand. What’s Inside Your Tummy Mummy? written and illustrated by Abby Cocovini and published by Red Fox is the perfect book to help them make sense of it. We were given this book when I was expecting my youngest son and my eldest… Continue reading What’s Inside Your Tummy Mummy? by Abby Cocovini
Ladybird Learners: At Home is a lovely non fiction title for toddlers from Ladybird Books, illustrated by Martina Hogan. This friendly and cheerful book takes us on a tour around a house with each double page dedicated to a different room. The layout of the book is great; a big illustration of a recognisable object from the room… Continue reading Ladybird Learners: At Home
A Beginner’s Guide to Electricity and Magnetism written by Gill Arbuthnott and illustrated by Marc Mones, is a brilliant non fiction book published by Bloomsbury. This book takes two complex but fascinating science topics and explains them in a fun and engaging way for children. Starting by describing atoms, we are taken on an historical and informative journey through the… Continue reading A Beginner’s Guide to Electricity and Magnetism
My one-year-old is really enjoying choosing books from the library and a current favourite of his is My First Touch and Feel Pets from Little Tiger Press. Touch and feel books are a great way to introduce books to babies and make reading a multi-sensory experience. In this book, each page turn shows us a different pet… Continue reading My First Touch and Feel Pets
Farm Animals is a non fiction book published by DK Books. Part of the Practical Facts for Little People series, aimed at ages 3 – 5, it is full of facts and fun activities. Farms are full of interesting sights, sounds and smells that fascinate young children and this book is a brilliant introduction to the lives… Continue reading Farm Animals from DK Books
Whose Bottom? written by Fiona Munro, illustrated by Jo Moon and published by Ladybird Books is a lift-the-flap book of animals. This is an animal book with a difference however as we are introduced to the animals by their bottoms. On each new page we are faced with a different animal’s bottom and set the… Continue reading Whose Bottom?