Peapod’s Picks – This is the Bear

After Christmas, I ordered 'This is the Bear' by Sarah Hayes and Helen Craig for Peapod because of his love of the binmen in Dogger's Christmas. At first, he LOVED it and we read it repeatedly. So I ordered the collection with all four books in. Then he point blank refused to read it all... Continue Reading →

Picture Book and Play – At the Vet

Picture Book & Play is a new weekly post (moving to a Friday from next week!) in which we look at a picture book (or books) Peapod's been enjoying recently and some of the play we've had based on it. If you and your little ones do similar bookish play, we'd love you to join... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 27/1/21

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday and asks: What are you currently reading? What have you just finished reading? What will you read next? So, first up, my current reads: Uki and the Swamp Spirit by Kieran Larwood It took me the first chapter or two to get... Continue Reading →

When the World Was Ours

I was lucky enough to request and receive a copy of this from the publishers in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are my own. When the World Was Ours by Liz Kessler, cover art by unknown, published by Simon and Schuster Although it can feel a popular topic and a crowded... Continue Reading →

Picture Book and Play – Pizza!

Picture Book & Play is a new weekly post, in which we look at a picture book (or books) Peapod's been enjoying recently and some of the play we've had based on it. If you and your little ones do similar bookish play, we'd love you to join in with Picture Book & Play and... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Picks 20/1/21

Our weekly round up of (mostly bedtime) reads!It's been a week of classic characters here... Peapod absolutely loved Dogger's Christmas by Shirley Hughes when we read it as part of our Book Advent, but I couldn't find my copy of the original...I finally ordered it, along with This Is the Bear by Sarah Hays and... Continue Reading →

WWW Wednesday 20/7/21

WWW Wednesday is hosted by ‘Taking on a World of Words’ every Wednesday and asks: What are you currently reading? What have you just finished reading? What will you read next? So, first up, my current reads: The Shark Caller by Zillah Bethell This was one of my most anticipated reads of this year and,... Continue Reading →

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