Wild by Sam Usher

Wild by Sam Usher, published by Templar Books is the latest heart warming adventure story of a young boy and his grandad. Today is an exciting day for the boy in this book, he is looking after a cat for a friend. He has done lots of research about what cats like and is very... Continue Reading →

Slow Down by Rachel Williams and Freya Hartas

Slow Down by Rachel Williams, illustrated by Freya Hartas and published by Magic Cat Publishing contains 50 stories from the natural world that aim to encourage us to stop and appreciate the remarkable things that are happening all around us. So many things happen in the world without us even noticing, or perhaps they happen so reliably that... Continue Reading →

Fabio The World’s Greatest Flamingo Detective: Mystery on the Ostrich Express by Laura James and Emily Fox

Fabio The World's Greatest Flamingo Detective: Mystery on the Ostrich Express by Laura James, illustrated by Emily Fox and published by Bloomsbury is the second book in this funny detective series from the writer who brought us Captain Pug.   Fabio the flamingo lives on the banks of Lake Laloozee and he's the world's greatest detective. Bright pink, skinny and... Continue Reading →

Pug Hug by Zehra Hicks

Pug Hug by Zehra Hicks, published by Hodder Children's Books is a sweet and funny story about a little pug who just wants a hug! Waving goodbye to his human, pug is sad; he needs a hug. But with his human out of the house for the day who can he find to hug? Cat? No, cat does... Continue Reading →

Party Animals by Cléa Dieudonné

Everyone loves a party and this fabulous book is a party with a real difference: Party Animals by Cléa Dieudonné, published by Thames & Hudson. The Hoopoe bird is celebrating her birthday today, she's 10 years old and throwing a huge party for all her animal friends. Everyone piles in to help get the party started with the alpaca... Continue Reading →

Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is the perfect time to indulge in some spooky picture books to get us in the mood for trick or treating. Here's a few of our favourites. Funnybones by Janet and Allan Ahlberg published by Puffin Books. A true classic that has stood the test of time with its iconic first and last lines, Funnybones is the story... Continue Reading →

Dreamweaver by Claire Freedman and Carrie May

Claire Freedman  (author of the Aliens Love Underpants series) has teamed up with debut picture book illustrator Carrie May to create an enchanting bedtime book. Dreamweaver, published by Templar Publishing. The Dreamweaver is a magical fairy-like creature whose night time task is to ensure little ones heads are full of good dreams just before they drift off to sleep.... Continue Reading →

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