Children’s book review: The Castle The King Built

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about The Castle The King Built by Rebecca Colby. The book was published by Nosy Crow and can be purchased on Amazon*. Find out exactly what goes on inside a medieval castle in this impeccably stylish picture book from the National Trust. How many people does it take to build a castle? And what exactly does each person do? Discover masons to merchants and bakers to blacksmiths in this unique take on the classic rhyme ‘This is the House that Jack

Children’s Book Review: There’s A Mouse In My House

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about There’s A Mouse In My House by Ross Collins. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. The tables have turned in this fantastically funny rhyming picture book. This time, it’s Bear who has an unwelcome guest, and that cheeky mouse just won’t leave. He’s making a real commotion in Bear’s house – eating all the food, listening to loud music and even spilling bathwater all over the floor! But when there’s an unexpected knock at

Children’s Book Review: Dinosaur Christmas

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Dinosaur Christmas by Penny Dale. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. The intrepid team of dinosaurs are back and this time they must save Santa Claus from a snowstorm! Join them as they plough the road, whizz down a mountain on snowmobiles, zoom through the icy water on a hovercraft, dig out Santa’s sleigh with a digger and lower down the presents with a helicopter. And when the dinosaurs finish saving Santa and

Children’s Book Review: A House For Christmas Mouse

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about A House For Christmas Mouse by Rebecca Harry. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. A touching tale about a little mouse with a big heart, featuring festive silver foil on every page! Mouse is very excited for Christmas, but first she needs to find a home to spend it in! On her way through Treetop Forest, she meets Fox, Bunny and Bear, all in need of a little help – which she gladly

Children’s Book Review: Rain Before Rainbows

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about Rain Before Rainbows by Smriti Halls and David Litchfield. It was published by Walker Books and can be purchased on Amazon* and was recently voted as one of the best children’s books by product comparison site MyPriceGuide. A girl and her companion fox travel together from a place of loss and despair, through uncertain times, towards the hope of colour, light and life. Along the way, they find friends to guide and support them. Together, they build a glorious future

Children’s Book Review: Mother and Daughter Dress Up Dolls – Fashion From Long Ago

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about Mother and Daughter Dress Up Dolls – Fashion From Long Ago by Gracie Swan and Felicity French. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. In this beautiful, hardback book, children can dress up dolls and learn about fashion through the ages. Press out the 8 mother and daughter dolls, attach their foot stands, then pick which of the 40 historical outfits to put them in, using the easy fold-down tabs, before adding a

Children’s Book Review: What Are Little Girls Made Of?

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about What Are Little Girls Made Of?, nursery rhymes for feminist times, by Jeanne Willis and Isabelle Follath. The book was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. Think you know your favourite classic nursery rhymes? Read this hilarious picture book with a feminist twist and think again! In this witty reworking of popular nursery rhymes, Georgie Porgie doesn’t dare to make the girls cry, Little Bo-Peep’s sheep are all present and correct, thank you, and it’s the queen,

Children’s Book Review: What A Lucky Day

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about What A Lucky Day by Jashaw Awan. It was published by Norton Young Readers and it can be purchased on Amazon*. Four animals make their way to the lake, hoping they’ll be lucky enough to catch some fish for dinner. To their dismay they arrive at the pier at the same time and each one worries that the others will wreck their day-the stork thinks he’s got bad luck now that the black cat has crossed his path, the cat worries