Children’s book review: Funny Bums, Freaky Beaks and other incredible creature features

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Today I’m bringing you a children’s book review with the chance to win 1 of 2 copies for yourself! This review is all about Funny Bums, Freaky Beaks and other incredible creature features, which was published by Welbeck Publishing. It can be purchased on Amazon*. A delightful compendium of all the most unusual and unexpected features in the animal kingdom, from puzzling toes to weird ears, and all the other body parts in between! These creatures have strange features – but they all serve a very useful purpose!

Children’s book review: This Is Not A Unicorn

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *)  This week’s children’s book review is all about This Is Not A Unicorn. It was published by Nosy Crow and can be purchased on Amazon*. This book is NOT about a unicorn! Well . . . OK, maybe it is! But THIS unicorn has a horn that can turn into the most incredible things – a magic wand, a helicopter, even a space rocket! Join the hilarious adventure and prepare to be amazed by your brilliant new friend. With wonderful wordplay and a funny and sweet friendship at its heart, this is NOT

Children’s book review: The Body Book

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about The Body Book. It was published by Nosy Crow and it can be purchased on Amazon*. What’s going on inside the human body? How do we move, eat, think and breathe? Children will love looking inside the human body to discover the answers with this incredible interactive board book. With labelled acetate diagrams of the muscular, skeletal, respiratory, circulatory, digestive, excretory and nervous systems, this is a fantastic first look at human anatomy. From pumping blood to breathing air, The

Spending the summer in the garden with Gazillion

AD | Paid collaboration Over the last year we have realised just how lucky we are to have such a wonderful outdoor space to enjoy. I was someone who grew up without much of a back garden to play in. This made me determined to make sure that Erin had somewhere safe and spacious to play in during her childhood. This summer we hope to be out in the garden more than ever but we often need to make our garden play a bit more exciting. While we have plenty of outdoor toys, children can sometimes need something new and

Children’s book review: Look What I Found In The Woods

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Look What I Found In The Woods. It was published by Nosy Crow and can be purchased on Amazon*. Join in with a nature treasure hunt and discover more about amazing objects that can be found in the woods in this stunning picture book from the National Trust. Discover a world of wonder on a woodland walk, as you set off on an outdoor adventure to find natural treasure, from prickly pine cones to swirly snail’s shells, then learn more

The Adventures of Paddington magazine review

AD | Paid collaboration When Erin really ends up liking a TV show or cartoon we like to do what we can to extend that into the things she plays with and how she learns. Recently The Adventures of Paddington has been a huge hit and we’ve been watching it every few days. Magazines are a really good way for children to have fun, while learning something new at the same time. The Adventures of Paddington Magazine is instantly recognisable with Paddington right there on the front cover. Erin was excited as soon as she saw him and couldn’t wait

Children’s book review: Beatrix and her Bunnies

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) This week’s children’s book review is all about Beatrix and her Bunnies. It was published by Nosy Crow and can be purchased on Amazon*. Beatrix loves the countryside, but lives in a big, lonely house in London – if only she had a friend. Then she meets Benjamin Bunny and everything changes! They spend every day together playing chase and follow my leader. But when Benjamin dies, Beatrix is heartbroken. She decides to write about Benjamin’s adventures and about her new bunny, Peter, who plays the tambourine and

The books I read in March

AD | Post contains gifted items and affiliate links (marked with *) Since John bought me a new Kindle at Christmas I have been reading a lot more than I have done for quite some time. Every month I’m going to share a couple of my favourites so that you might find inspiration for your next read. The Summer Seekers by Sarah Morgan* Kathleen is eighty years old. After a run-in with an intruder, her daughter wants her to move into a residential home. She’s not having any of it. What she craves – needs – is adventure. Liza is drowning under