Peapod’s Picks – Mouse and Bear

We are still reading A Pipkin of Pepper, and The Tiger Who Came to Tea has made a reappearance in our bedroom reads, but two new books in the post have also edged their way into Peapod's oh-so-slow-to-change bedtime book basket! One of these is Ross Collins' There's a Mouse in My House, which we... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Picks – Too Much Stuff

We are still reading A Pipkin of Pepper, and The Tiger Who Came to Tea has made a reappearance in our bedroom reads, but two new books in the post have also edged their way into Peapod's oh-so-slow-to-change bedtime book basket! The first of these is 'Too Much Stuff' by Emily Gravett, who I'm such... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Picks 15/7/20

A weekly(ish!) round up of some of the books Peapod has been enjoying recently. I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen This is never one to sit and collect dust and has been back at the forefront of his choices at bedtime for the last couple of weeks. He likes to tell us the... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Reading Round Up 3/6/20

A weekly(ish!) round up of Peapod's current favourite reads! We have definitely hit the "again!" phase when it comes to reading. Despite having an entire house full of books and new ones arriving all the time (ahem!) Peapod is set on his favourites and there's no deviation allowed! We've had the train set out downstairs... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Picks

Peapod's Picks is back for 2020, though with some minor changes. It'll still be a place to review the picture books we read at bedtime, and those we are sent to review, but will also include more of our 'playtime reading'. Peapod loves his books and chooses to look at them often during the day,... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Book Advent Days 19 – 22

You can find out more about our Christmas Book Advent here. Playing catch up again! Friday was another night where Peapod crashed out before we'd even looked at a book, but on Saturday we read My Naughty Little Sister by Dorothy Edwards, illustrated by Shirley Hughes Yes, Shirley Hughes again! Although she didn't write this... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Book Advent Days 16 and 17

You can find out more about our Christmas Book Advent here. Two very different books in a row here! Lucy and Tom at Christmas by Shirley Hughes Another we read last year, and very much along the same lines as Alfie's Christmas that we read a few days ago, this is another astute and nostalgic... Continue Reading →

Peapod’s Book Advent Day 12

You can find out more about our Christmas Book Advent here. Last night we read... Alfie's Christmas by Shirley Hughes This is another we read last year and another we're likely to bring out every year - as much because of Peapod's Dad's ongoing teasing that they're boring when really he quite likes them now... Continue Reading →

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