Book Review: The Hamster

The Hamster Book Silvia Borando Walker Books I’m a huge Minibombo (Shapes Reshape!, Open Up Please!) enthusiast and so was thrilled so see the latest book in Silvia Borando’s superb series. Here, in tandem with an authorial narrative is – in similar fashion to Hervé Tulllet – a series of instructions (in blue print), kind […]

via The Hamster Book — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book reviews: Four Silly Skeletons / Boo! Haiku

Four Silly Skeletons Mark Sperring and Sue Hendra Bloomsbury Children’s Books Meet the silly skeleton quartet: there’s Fred, Sid, Belle an Bill, residents of a hill-top house, while down below at the foot of the same hill lives their sweet-natured Auntie June with Skellybones, her cat. The four young’uns get up to all manner of […]

via Four Silly Skeletons / Boo! Haiku — Red Reading Hub – Jillrbennett’s Reviews of Children’s Books

Book Review: A Dot In The Snow

As the dark nights draw in and there’s a chill in the air, there’s nothing we love more than snuggling up with a heart-warming story. ‘A Dot In The Snow‘ by Corrinne Averiss & Fiona Woodcock fits the bill perfectly. A curious polar bear cub named Miki wanders away from his mother and spots a […]

via A Dot In The Snow by Corrinne Averiss & Fiona Woodcock (OUP Childrens) — picture books blogger

Day of the Girl

idgc_2015-195x250International Day of the Girl Child (Day of the Girl) is an annual event to highlight issues around gender inequality facing young girls. The theme for this year  is Girls’ Progress = Goals’ Progress: What Counts for Girls. Find out more by clicking through to the links on this post.



Book Shop Day  is  a lovely way to celebrate your local book shop. We’ll be giving our local book shop a visit today. Why don’t you do the same. Find out more about this annual event organised by “Books Are My Bag” here.