Picture Book and Play on a Rainy Day

Picture Book and Play is a weekly(ish) post featuring books Peapod has been enjoying recently and some of the play we've had based on it. This week, it's a topsy-turvy post as the play came first and the books came later! I don't know what it's been like where you all are but we have... Continue Reading →

The Supreme Lie

I was lucky enough to request and be approved to read this on netgalley in exchange for an honest (but late - sorry!) review. All views and opinions are my own. The Supreme Lie by Geraldine McCaughrean, cover art by Leo Nickolls, interior art by Keith Robinson, published by Usborne I had high hopes for... Continue Reading →

Picture Book and Play – Pancakes

Picture Book And Play is a 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. Tuesday was Pancake Day. I love Pancake Day - growing up it was always really fun, flipping (and dropping!) pancakes and filling them... Continue Reading →

The Haunting of Aveline Jones

I was lucky enough to request and be approved by the publishers to read an early copy of this on netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are my own. The Haunting of Aveline Jones by Phil Hickes, illustrated by Keith Robinson I wish this book had been around when I... Continue Reading →

The Castle Of Tangled Magic

I was lucky enough to request and be approved to read an early copy of this from the publishers on netgalley in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are my own. The Castle of Tangled Magic by Sophie Anderson, illustrated by Saara Soderlund I really liked The House With Chicken Legs and... Continue Reading →

MG Takes On Thursday – Freddie Yates

Mary over at Book Craic has started a really exciting new meme (I think that's the right word!) #MGTakesOnThursday. Post a picture of the front cover of a middle-grade book which you have read and would recommend to others with details of the author, illustrator and publisher. Open the book to page 11 and share... Continue Reading →

Lions and Tigers and…Hippos?! Oh My!

We were lucky enough to request and receive copies of two of these from Usborne (Hippo we bought ourselves!) in exchange for an honest review. All views and opinions are our own. This week, we have three gorgeous Usborne board books to share with you. All are bright, engaging and lots of fun and have... Continue Reading →

North Child

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. North Child by Edith Pattou I was really excited about this - I alresdy thought it sounded great, Usborne have published some of my favourite books this... Continue Reading →

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