Book reviews – It’s Time For School — Picture book reviews with a school setting via Red Reading Hub

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Here’s a handful of picture books, each with a school setting, albeit a somewhat unlikely one in the first three. First Day at Skeleton School Sam Lloyd Bloomsbury Children’s Books Following on from First Day at Bug School, Sam Lloyd moves deep into the dark forest for her […]

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Book Review: Salty Dogs — Red Reading Hub

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Salty Dogs Matty Long Oxford University Matty Long packed plenty into his Magic Forest picture books; now he turns his creative attention to pirates and once again the result is full of fun and frenzy. Let’s meet the Salty Dogs: there’s Captain Fifi, super strong first mate, Barker, Mylo, the crew’s official watchdog, the rather […]

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RECENT EVENT: Tracy and her Horde of Hamsters Tour Croydon Libraries! Via Maverick Children’s Books

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Tracy Gunaratnam has been very busy with her horde (yes, that is the correct collective term!) of hamsters touring three Croydon libraries this month. She read her latest book Hamster Sitter Wanted (with brilliant illustrations by Hannah Marks) and the ever popular Preposterous Rhinoceros (illustrated by the talented Marta Costa) and joined in various craft…

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The ‘Aerodynamics of Biscuits’ by Clare Helen Welsh Premiers at Beautiful Days.

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Ok, so maybe I’m biased, but hundreds of smiling, laughing, applauding families can’t be wrong! I mean… there were even songs! At the weekend ‘Aerodynamics of Biscuits,’ a stage adaptation, made its first public appearance at Beautiful Days Festival in Exeter, with enormous thanks to Rob, Sam, Jess, Ryan and Ålan at ‘Entertainingly Different.’If […]

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Book Review: Boo Who? — Red Reading Hub

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Boo Who? Ben Clanton Walker Books The pals from Ben Clanton’s Rex Wrecks It! – dinosaur Rex, robot, Gizmo, Sprinkles the unicorn-rabbit, and furry monster, Wild return; but there’s a new kid on the block and he wants to play. The others are accommodating and try their level best to include him in their games; […]

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Imagine by John Lennon – Illustrated by Jean Jullien (Frances Lincoln) — picture books blogger

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This epic song needs no introduction. The biggest-selling single of his solo career, John Lennon created a timeless classic with ‘Imagine‘. In partnership with Amnesty International, ‘Imagine’ is the first picture book to be set to Lennon’s iconic lyrics with eye-catching artwork from Jean Jullien. Jullien has created a truly thoughtful and tender reimagined visual representation […]

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Book Reviews: 10 Reasons to Love: an Elephant / a Turtle via Red Reading Hub

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10 Reasons to Love an Elephant 10 Reasons to Love a Turtle Catherine Barr and Hanako Clulow Frances Lincoln Children’s Books Two titles published in collaboration with the Natural History Museum focus on what makes the particular animal special. Each is sandwiched between two sturdy covers with a die cut of the animal through the […]

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