The Bear Who Stared by Duncan Beedie

After enjoying the story of Jim in The Lumberjack's Beard we were so happy to get our paws on a copy Duncan Beedie's first picture book, The Bear Who Stared. Published by Templar Publishing, this book has been shortlisted for the Waterstone's Children's Book Prize 2017. In this story we meet a rather shy and awkward bear. Unsure... Continue Reading →

Happy Birthday Old Bear by Jane Hissey

Old Bear is one of my favourite books from when I was a child (read our review here), it was published 30 years ago and now, author and illustrator Jane Hissey has written a new book to celebrate. Happy Birthday Old Bear published by Scribblers. We even have a new character in this book, a very lovable elephant named... Continue Reading →

Old Bear by Jane Hissey

Sharing stories with my children is one of the most joyous parts of being a parent but this is made even more special when I am sharing stories that I loved as a child. Old Bear is one of my all time favourite books and one that I was so excited to read with my boys. Written... Continue Reading →

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