Picture books about starting school

Starting school is one of the biggest milestones in a little person's life and we are approaching it, as always, with the help of picture books. Here's a selection of some of the books we've been enjoying. Usborne First Experiences - Going to School by Anne Civardi, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. Published by Usborne. The... 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 →

Picture Books About Moving House

Usborne First Experiences: Moving House by Anne Civardi, illustrated by Stephen Cartwright. Published by Usborne Publishing The Usborne First Experiences series is a great one to go to when helping your little ones understand changes or new situations. In this book, we are introduced to the Spark family who are getting ready to move house. Lots of... Continue Reading →

The Wind in the Willows – Retold by Lesley Sims, illustrated by Mauro Evangelista & performance in Knaresborough

The Wind in the Willows is a classic tale written by Kenneth Grahame that has been retold by Lesley Sims and illustrated by Mauro Evangelista (published by Usborne) for young readers. The story tells of four friends, Ratty, Mole, Badger and Toad. Toad is the rich resident of Toad Hall, an eccentric character who is wowed by the new and the... Continue Reading →

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