Book Review: Kiki and Bobo’s Sunny Day by Yasmeen Ismail

Kiki and Bobo are having a day at the seaside, its all very exciting but they have very different personalities which reminded me of my own children. This is a lovely picture book from one of the UK’s best children’s book illustrators. Aimed at very little children this has lots of flaps to keep their […]

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Book Review: Imaginary Fred by Eoin Colfer and Oliver Jeffers

Sometimes a book comes along which strikes a chord with you as an adult reading it and you spend some time thinking about the content. This is one of those books which doesn’t surprise me as Oliver Jeffers in particular tends to illustrate some really thought provoking stories. One of the over-riding issues of childhood is […]

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Book Review: Shadow Warriors by Chris Bradfield

Barrington Stoke are a great publisher to look at if you have a reluctant reader. I’m rapidly becoming a fan of their books because they offer something different. The stories are usually original and tackle some interesting issues and the books themselves are well produced with consideration for children who find reading difficult or unappealing […]

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