Jane Foster’s ABC

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 →

Ladybird Learners: At Home

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 →

A Beginner’s Guide to Electricity and Magnetism

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 →

My First Touch and Feel Pets

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 →

Farm Animals from DK Books

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 →

Whose Bottom?

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 →

My First Fun Question and Answers

My First Fun Questions and Answers is a fabulous first reference book for children, published by Miles Kelly. As the title suggests, this book provides the answers to many questions that children have about the world. Hundreds of questions to be precise! Split in to different sections, the book covers 13 different themes with a focus on... Continue Reading →

Usborne Look Inside Things That Go

Look Inside Things That Go by Rob Lloyd Jones and Stefano Tognetti is a brilliant non fiction book for young children. Published by Usborne, it explores many different types of vehicles. From trains to planes, trucks to tractors and cruise ships to racing cars there is a wealth of information for any little one who loves these big machines we... Continue Reading →

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