The Lines on Nana’s Face by Simona Ciraolo

The Lines on Nana’s Face by Simona Ciraolo (published by Flying Eye Books) is a truly stunning picture book. It celebrates life, love and family as we meet Nana who is celebrating her birthday. The story is told from the perspective of a young girl, Nana’s grandaughter, as she asks her Nana about the lines on her… Continue reading The Lines on Nana’s Face by Simona Ciraolo


Boris Babysits! by Sam Lloyd

From the minute we got this book in the post, my boys couldn’t wait to get their hands on it. Like many other books by Sam Lloyd, Boris Babysits! (published by Templar Publishing) has an eye-catching furry friend staring right out at you from the front cover just waiting to be played with. In this book it’s the purple bundle… Continue reading Boris Babysits! by Sam Lloyd


Kings of the Castle by Victoria Turnbull

Picture books are always a fabulous source for inspiring children’s imaginations and Kings of the Castle by Victoria Turnbull (published by Templar Publishing) does that perfectly. It’s night time and we’re at the seaside with a little monsted named George and his dog, Boris. George wants to spend the whole night building the biggest sandcastle anyone has ever seen when… Continue reading Kings of the Castle by Victoria Turnbull


A Puppy’s Tale by Alan Windram, illustrated by Chloë Holwill-Hunter

We were recently sent a copy of A Puppy’s Tale by Alan Windram, illustrated by Chloë Holwill-Hunter. Published by Little Door Books, this is a sweet picture book about an over excitable pup named Georgie who wants to join in and play with everyone she meets. She strays off the path in hot pursuit of frogs, bunnies and squirrels as she… Continue reading A Puppy’s Tale by Alan Windram, illustrated by Chloë Holwill-Hunter

Diverse Children's Books · Jewish Children's Books · Uncategorized

Chicken Man by Michelle Edwards

I am so excited to share this blog post as I was invited to write it as a guest blogger on the PJ Library UK blog. I have written before about how much we love the books we receive from PJ Library; it is such a wonderful organisation, and for my children to be able… Continue reading Chicken Man by Michelle Edwards


Eeeek Mouse! By Lydia Monks

Eeeek, Mouse! written and illustrated by Lydia Monks and published by Egmont is a truly fun book to read. It is a picture book that gives you that little bit extra with tangible elements that invite you to interact with the book and the story. Right from when you open the front cover and realise that the girl is peeking in through… Continue reading Eeeek Mouse! By Lydia Monks


Helen Oxenbury -Working, Friends, Dressing, Playing

My baby boy is really enjoying his books now, he loves to sit and turn pages in board books and run his hands over the pictures. At bedtime he will point to his books and can even sign to ask for more! We’re currently enjoying a gorgeous collection of 4 baby board books by Helen… Continue reading Helen Oxenbury -Working, Friends, Dressing, Playing