Book review: Lines – Red Reading Hub

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Lines Suzy Lee Chronicle Books This truly is a wordless wonder. A skater whizzes across the white page etching swirls and whirls onto the surface of the ice in a glorious solo dance – a veritable symphony of graceful motion, dizzying sometimes even. But then she takes one pirouette too many, loses her balance and […]

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Book Review: His Royal Tinyness: A Terrible True Story — Red Reading Hub

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His Royal Tinyness: A Terrible True Story Sally Lloyd-Jones and David Roberts Walker Books I think I’ve just found my favourite ever picture book take on a new sibling. This one had me spluttering at every turn of the page; both words and pictures are utterly priceless. Let’s meet the Happy Family: there’s a mum, […]

via His Royal Tinyness: A Terrible True Story — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book Reviews: Clumpety Bump / Barnyard Boogie! — Red Reading Hub

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Clumpety Bump Phil Alcock and Richard Watson Maverick Arts Publishing Wally Wobblebottom is a kind-hearted soul; he has a horse named Clumpety Bump, a very lazy animal indeed. So lazy that when Wally sets out to deliver goodies to his various friends and neighbours, the horse’s response to his master’s words of encouragement on each […]

via Clumpety Bump / Barnyard Boogie! — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book Reviews: It’s Raining and I’m Okay / Remembering Lucy — Red Reading Hub

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It’s Raining and I’m Okay Adele Devine and Quentin Devine Jessica Kingsley Publishing Children with autism frequently show distress when unexpected changes are made to their routines. Now here’s a little book with bold, uncluttered illustrations to help such youngsters feel less anxious particularly when out and about. The text takes the form of a […]

via It’s Raining and I’m Okay / Remembering Lucy — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book Review: Nibbles The Dinosaur Guide – Emma Yarlett via bookloverjo

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Nibbles the Book Monster is back causing more chaos and carnage, this time in a book about dinosaurs that is guaranteed to engage and entertain. ‘Nibbles: The Dinosaur Guide’ sees that naughty monster return with his irrepressible appetite and this time his book munching is more likely to end up with him being dinner rather […]

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Book reviews: Hand-picked Halloween treats via picture books blogger

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As Halloween looms we’ve selected some of our favourite spooktastic stories and most hair-raising Halloween reads: How To Make Friends With A Ghost by Rebecca Green (Tundra Books) Ghosts are often given a bad press, Green‘s witty and quirky debut opposes the theory that ghosts are scary and foreboding. In fact, ghosts need friends too and […]

via Hand-picked Halloween treats — picture books blogger

Book review: The Ugly Five – Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler ~ Bookloverjo

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I am thrilled to be joining in with the BLOG SAFARI for the new fantastic collaboration between Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler. My girls were brought up on a diet rich in the ‘Gruffalo’, ‘Stick Man’, ‘Monkey Puzzle’,’ Snail and the Whale’ and the ‘Room on a Broom’ just to mention a few of their […]

via The Ugly Five – Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler — bookloverjo