Book Review: First Day at Bug School

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First Day at Bug School Sam Lloyd Bloomsbury Children’s Books Wow! This is a Bug-alicious book absolutely full to bursting with buggish delights all of which are hidden (except to readers of the story) amongst the grass and weeds down at the bottom of the garden, and it’s the very first day of term. Yes, […]

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Book Reviews: Animal Magic, Cuddly Cow, Portly Pig, Baby Elephant & Baby Reindeer

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Animal Magic Phil Allcock and Gina Maldonado Maverick Arts Publishing Delightfully playful is Phil Allcock’s nonsense rhyme featuring what starts out as a hedgehog – a funny one – and morphs into eight other animals – small and smaller. There’s a hopping one, a wiggler… a strutting clucker, a quacking swimmer, a jogger, a hopper […]

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Book Review: Lucy & Company

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‘Lucy & Company‘ is a trio of everyday stories extraordinarily brought to life by Marianne Dubuc in her own beautifully understated style. It takes a playful look at friendship and taking adventures together. Be it finding buried treasure or the perfect picnic place. In each gloriously simple and whimsical tale, there’s an overwhelming tenderness and childish innocence […]

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Book Reviews: Secret, Secret & Mouse’s Best Day Ever

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Secret, Secret Daisy Law Jessica Kingsley Publishers In this rhyming contemplation of secrets of all kinds, the child narrator takes readers and listeners through many different kinds of situations and secrets that children may experience. Having worked in various roles in education for over thirty years (and had children disclose to me) I know and […]

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Book Review: Ada Twist, Scientist

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Goodness only knows how Andrea Beaty and David Roberts do it! After the roaring success of Rosie Revere, Engineer and Iggy Peck, Architect, they’ve only gone and done it again with the highly anticipated ‘Ada Twist, Scientist‘. A curious young girl from a very young age, Ada breaks the mould of a ‘normal’ toddler in more ways […]

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Book Review: Ready, Steady Mo!

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Ready Steady Mo! Mo Farah, Kes Gray and Marta Kissi Hodder Children’s Books I doubt many youngsters will be able to resist Mo’s invitation to RUN! According to the champ, there’s nowhere you can’t run – to the kitchen, around the furniture, down the hallway, up the stairs … and nothing you can’t run in […]

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