A First Book of Animals

I requested and received a copy of this free from the publishers, in exchange for an honest review. All views are my own. A First Book of Animals by Nicola Davies, illustrated by Petr Horáček Polar bears playing on the ice, tigers hunting in the jungle, fireflies twinkling in the evening sky and nightingales singing... Continue Reading →

The Usborne Book of Planet Earth

I requested and received a copy of this free from the publishers, in exchange for an honest review. All views are my own. Where in the world would you most like to go? You could join a stampede of wildebeest in the Serengeti, dive to the deepest parts of the ocean, climb soaring mountain peaks... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 17/4/19

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday': What are you currently reading? A Witch Come True by James Nicol (ebook) I had thought I was going to have to wait for this as it wasn't available as an ebook from the library, but I found kobo which had £3... Continue Reading →

A Mouse Called Julian

I requested and received an advance copy of this free from the publishers, in exchange for an honest review. All views are my own. With traces of The Mouse and The Lion fable, this is like The Gruffalo's Big Bad Mouse grown up - older, cooler, wiser...and luckier! - but still trying to avoid bring... Continue Reading →

Gingerbread

I requested and received an advance copy of this free from the publishers, in exchange for an honest review. All views are my own. Ever since I read 'Boy, Snow, Bird' a few years ago I've been a huge fan of Helen Oyeyemi's books, so when I saw this was coming out I was VERY... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 10/4/19

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday': What are you currently reading? A Witch Alone by James Nicol I enjoyed the first book in this series and the first few chapters of this are certainly loving up to expectations. Arianwyn is as likeable as ever and Gimma quite the... Continue Reading →

Poppy and Sam’s Animal Hide and Seek

I requested and received an advance copy of this free from the publishers, in exchange for an honest review. All views are my own. This is possibly still a little old for Peapod (7mths) to fully appreciate. We'll still read it together sometimes but I know we'll get a lot more from it and read... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Picks – Library Love

We are lucky enough to have access to a great library service near us. Not only can we walk (or bus if it's raining!) into the large Central library in Manchester, but our smaller local library seems to have a good selection of children's books too. There's also a handful of others in walking distance... Continue Reading →

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